Bosh proud of record

STEVE BUFFERY AND SUN WIRES

, Last Updated: 11:00 AM ET

Chris Bosh was in position to pass Antonio Davis for first place on the Raptors' career rebounding list last night, a significant milestone that was not even on the fifth-year forward's radar.

Bosh was totally unaware, prior to last night's game against the L.A. Clippers at the Staples Center, that he was only two rebounds away from passing Davis (who recorded 2,839 rebounds).

"Really? No, I didn't know," he said, with a laugh. "I just play ball, man. I'm really not aware of records and everything."

Bosh acknowledged that he was proud of his accomplishment, after being given a minute to let it sink in.

"It's a young franchise, and somebody has to set the tone, so I'm just glad I can set a milestone so early," he said.

OFFENSIVE TROUBLE

The Raptors are averaging about two points less this season (97.96) than last (99.5), but head coach Sam Mitchell said that is totally expected.

"We're playing much better defence, we're rebounding the ball better," he said. "Probably the reason we're not clicking (on offence) is, we're not getting some scoring from (the usual places). Andrea (Bargnani) was getting us 14-15 points a game (later in the season) last year. So now we don't have that. And you take away T.J. Ford (having missed nine games this season with arm stingers). He was getting 15 points a game and Garbo (Jorge Garbajosa) was getting 12 points a game. On most nights, that's at least 20 points out of the lineup."

O'NEILL TO GET ARIZONA JOB

Former Raptors coach Kevin O'Neill will succeed Lute Olson at Arizona when the Hall of Famer college coach retires.

O'Neill, hired as an assistant last May, has served as the Wildcats' interim coach since Olson, 73, went on a personal leave of absence Nov. 4.


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