As much as Evans’ hustle was needed, his absence might be a blessing in disguise for players like Amir Johnson and Ed Davis: “As much as he tried to put on a brave face, Triano must now face the reality of getting his team to play minus Reggie Evans, who has quickly established himself as the team leader, filling the role Chris Bosh had a difficult time embracing. As bad as the Raptors looked in stretches in losing 110-101, it pales to the loss of Evans, who broke his right foot with 5:25 remaining in the third quarter. ‘The X-rays were positive,’ Triano announced when he met the media. ‘I have no idea of a time line.’”