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Sports Lowry, Siakam lead Raptors over Kings 124-120 to stay undefeated at home

05:35  07 november  2019
05:35  07 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Brown scores 25, Celtics rally late to beat Raptors 112-106

  Brown scores 25, Celtics rally late to beat Raptors 112-106 Jaylen Brown had 25 points, including a key 3-pointer in the closing minutes, to help the Boston Celtics hold off the Toronto Raptors 112-106 on Friday night. Jayson Tatum finished with 25 points and nine rebounds. Jayson Tatum finished with 25 points and nine rebounds. Kemba Walker had 22 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter.

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse thought Fred VanVleet was a little “grouchy” after the team’s rout of the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. Serge Ibaka finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 19 points and nine assists, and Pascal Siakam added 18 for the Raptors .

Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet each scored 19 points, Pascal Siakam had 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat Both have played all such games at home . Toronto trailed 34-29 after one quarter, but Ibaka Lowry led the Raptors with nine assists. … Toronto is 14-5 against Western Conference opponents. …

TORONTO — Kyle Lowry had 24 points, Pascal Siakam had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors held off a late Sacramento surge to defeat the Kings 124-120 on Wednesday.

Serge Ibaka had 21 points — 10 in the fourth quarter alone — for the Raptors (5-2), who remained perfect at home (4-0). OG Anunoby added 18 and Marc Gasol and Fred VanVleet chipped in with 12 points apiece.

Harrison Barnes had 26 points, Buddy Hield had 21, Bogdan Bogdanovic finished with 20 and De'Aaron Fox had 17 for the Kings (2-6).

Sacramento cut its deficit to three points early in the fourth.

A VanVleet layup put Toronto ahead by seven at 122-115 but Barnes kept the pressure on, hitting the Kings' 20th three-pointer with 1:11 to play to make it a four-point game.

Kyle Lowry's 26 points helps Raptors hold on for 104-95 win over Magic

  Kyle Lowry's 26 points helps Raptors hold on for 104-95 win over Magic TORONTO — Kyle Lowry scored 26 points with six assists and five rebounds as the Toronto Raptors held on for a 104-95 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday. Pascal Siakam added 24 points, nine rebounds and three assists for Toronto (3-1). Fred VanVleet managed 14 points after a cold start to the game, and contributed five rebounds and six assists. Jonathan Isaac led Orlando (1-2) with 24 points and seven rebounds. Former Raptors forward Terrence Ross saluted the sold-out Scotiabank Arena crowd of 19,800 after a brief video tribute was played in his honour. He finished with 11 points for the Magic.

Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet each scored 19 points, Pascal Siakam had 18 and the Raptors beat Both have played all such games at home . Toronto trailed 34-29 after one quarter, but Ibaka scored Lowry led the Raptors with nine assists. Toronto is 14-5 against Western Conference opponents.

Lowry scores 25 points as Raptors beat Bucks 120 -102 to even Eastern Conference finals at 2 Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors , who improved to 7-2 at home this Leonard and Pascal Siakam , who both played more than 50 minutes Sunday, looked sluggish in the

Bogdanovic missed a three-pointer with 15 seconds left. Two missed free throws from Anunoby gave the Kings the ball once more but they couldn't capitalize.

Toronto led by 14 with three minutes left in the third quarter when an emphatic dunk from Ibaka put them up 91-77, but the Kings put the pressure on late and Toronto ended the quarter up 95-88.

A three-pointer from Lowry gave the Raptors their first lead at 19-17 halfway through the first quarter, and they led 36-23 after 12 minutes.

Sacramento shot just 33 per cent from the field in the first quarter, and that number dipped below 30 early into the second while Toronto capitalized to build a 15-point lead.

Sacramento improved as the quarter wore on, and a three from Bogdanovic cut the deficit to four points three minutes before halftime. Toronto fought back to take a 66-58 lead at the break.

Raptors put the clamps on the Magic, win 104-95 in throwback jerseys

  Raptors put the clamps on the Magic, win 104-95 in throwback jerseys With their old 1995 look coming back to life, the Raptors put on a vintage performance that was at times ugly, shaped by a defensive attitude, and led by their captain, Kyle Lowry.It’s also fortunate the Raptors are captained by ageless wonder Kyle Lowry, a player able to run-and-gun with ease and not one to shy away from ugly basketball when the need arises. When the game got out of control tonight, when the Magic climbed out of a 14-point hole to take a 2-point lead with just over four minutes to play, there was Lowry, ready to do what had to be done.

< Pascal Siakam scored 23 points, including three three-pointers, and the Toronto Raptors remain undefeated at home after a 128-112 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday. Six Raptors scored in double figures with Delon Wright scoring 12 and Kyle Lowry chipping in with 10.

The Raptors jumped out to a 20-9 lead and while coach Nick Nurse continues to tinker with his opening line up despite the pleas There Siakam was , filling up every corner of the stat sheet, draining triples (3-6 now on the season #1075 - Raptors coast to first win over Casey - Raptors Reaction Podcast.

The Kings had gotten off to a slow start to the season, dropping the first five games under new head coach Luke Walton. But they came into Wednesday on a two-game win streak.

Walton, who was hired by Sacramento two days after the 2018-19 regular season ended, filled out his new coaching staff this off-season by hiring longtime Ryerson Rams coach Roy Rana, and former Raptors assistant Jesse Mermuys.

Wednesday's game was Rana's first in his hometown of Toronto as an NBA coach.

The Raptors were coming off a loss to the Bucks in Milwaukee on Saturday night. Siakam scored a season-low 16 in that defeat.

NOTES: Toronto-born former Raptor Cory Joseph, who signed with the Kings in the off-season, was honoured with a video tribute in the first quarter. ... The Raptors embark on a six-game road trip beginning Friday in New Orleans. They play former teammate Kawhi Leonard and the L.A. Clippers in the third game of that trip next Wednesday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 6,  2019.

Melissa Couto, The Canadian Press

Anunoby has 24 points before injuring eye in Toronto's 132-96 rout of Hornets .
TORONTO — OG Anunoby had a strong night cut short by another eye injury on Monday. The Raptors forward scored 16 of his 24 points in Toronto's big third quarter, and the Raptors went on to rout the Charlotte Hornets 132-96. Seven Raptors (9-4) scored in double digits. Pascal Siakam had 20 points, while Norm Powell had 17, Terence Davis chipped in with 16, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 15, and Fred VanVleet and Chris Boucher finished with 11 apiece. Marvin Williams led Charlotte (6-8) with 14 points.The Hornets hung around throughout the first half but the Raptors finally shook them in the third quarter, outscoring Charlotte 32-18 in the frame.

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