The visitors need to win to square the three-match series after crashing in the opening day-night clash in Perth by 296 runs.
Auckland Classic organizers suffered a major setback to their tournament lineup on Tuesday with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu withdrawing due to "knee issues."
"It was a pass," insists the Frenchman.
This will be San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's first start in Seattle, after missing last year's game with a torn ACL.
McCaw got a layup in the first quarter to give the Raptors the lead and start a quarter ending 19-8 run.
In the Black Caps' first Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground since 1987, skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to bowl, and it looked to be a good decision with Joe Burns out first ball and David Warner just before lunch.
ATP Cup officials will be relying on on-site medical experts to monitor air quality in Sydney, where cricket and golf events have been affected by haze from the fires in recent weeks.
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The lawyer also said the owner was also considering seeking a criminal charge for inflicting injury on one of his staff members.