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The Clippers weren't the only squad making team history this season.
The Toronto Raptors also broke a franchise record for wins, going 48-34 on their way to the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference:
And their closing ability wasn't the only reason for the winning:
The old addition by subtraction trick, eh?
It worked great for the Raptors, who were clearly more cohesive after dealing their top shot-taker to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for role players.
Now the question is whether or not these young Raptors can continue their Cinderella season beyond the first round.
They're saddled with a tough opening matchup against the Brooklyn Nets, who've turned their own season around.
Unless otherwise noted, all stats are courtesy of Basketball-Reference.com and NBA.com and are current as of April 16, 2014.
Andy Bailey covers the NBA for Bleacher Report.