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Through 1 Quarter
Although the Toronto Raptors were the underdogs at tipoff, they've since taken control of the game. They currently hold a 28-26 lead over the Brooklyn Nets. Toronto has been relying on point guard, who has nine points and four assists, and center , who has eight points along with three rebounds and one block.
Both the Raptors and Brooklyn padded the win column in their previous outings. The follow-up victory here is still up for grabs, so expect a hard fought finale.
Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant combine for 67 as Nets beat second-seed Suns, 128-119
Kevin Durant was Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving was Kyrie Irving and that’s all she wrote. In a huge win for the Nets. Brooklyn turned up the heat in the fourth, defeating the Suns, 128-119, behind the stellar play of their “Big Two.” With the win, the Nets improve to 41-20 on the season and have won 12 of their last 13 home games. They’re now a full game ahead of the Sixers who’ve lost four straight. Durant returned from his three-game injury absence and didn’t disappoint. KD, who came off the bench in his return for the third time in his career, scored 33 points on 12-of-21 shooting from the floor including 2-of-3 from behind the arc.
Brooklyn @ Toronto
Current Records: Brooklyn 41-20; Toronto 26-35
What to Know
The Toronto Raptors are 24-2 against the Brooklyn Nets since January of 2016, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Tuesday. Toronto is getting right back to it as they host Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m. ET April 27 at Amalie Arena. The Raptors are out to keep their five-game home win streak alive.
Toronto strolled past the Cleveland Cavaliers with points to spare on Monday, taking the contest 112-96. Toronto's point guardlooked sharp as he had 18 points and five assists along with five boards.
Meanwhile, Brooklyn beat the Phoenix Suns 128-119 on Sunday. The Nets' point guarddid his thing and shot 5-for-7 from downtown and finished with a double-double on 34 points and 12 dimes in addition to six rebounds.
Celtics vs. Nets odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, April 23 predictions from model on 96-60 roll
SportsLine's Projection Model simulated Nets vs. Celtics 10,000 timesMar 4, 2020; Dallas, Texas, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball (2) reacts after scoring during the second quarter against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center.
Their wins bumped the Raptors to 26-35 and Brooklyn to 41-20. We'll see which team can carry over their success and which team inevitably falls when Toronto and Brooklyn clash.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Amalie Arena -- Tampa, Florida
- TV: CTV Sportsnet Toronto
The Nets are a 5-point favorite against the Raptors, according to the latest.
Bettors have moved against the Nets slightly, as the game opened with the Nets as a 6.5-point favorite.
Seefor every single game, including this one, from SportsLine's advanced computer model. .
Toronto have won 24 out of their last 26 games against Brooklyn.
- Apr 21, 2021 - Toronto 114 vs. Brooklyn 103
- Feb 05, 2021 - Toronto 123 vs. Brooklyn 117
- Aug 23, 2020 - Toronto 150 vs. Brooklyn 122
- Aug 21, 2020 - Toronto 117 vs. Brooklyn 92
- Aug 19, 2020 - Toronto 104 vs. Brooklyn 99
- Aug 17, 2020 - Toronto 134 vs. Brooklyn 110
- Feb 12, 2020 - Brooklyn 101 vs. Toronto 91
- Feb 08, 2020 - Toronto 119 vs. Brooklyn 118
- Jan 04, 2020 - Toronto 121 vs. Brooklyn 102
- Dec 14, 2019 - Toronto 110 vs. Brooklyn 102
- Apr 03, 2019 - Toronto 115 vs. Brooklyn 105
- Feb 11, 2019 - Toronto 127 vs. Brooklyn 125
- Jan 11, 2019 - Toronto 122 vs. Brooklyn 105
- Dec 07, 2018 - Brooklyn 106 vs. Toronto 105
- Mar 23, 2018 - Toronto 116 vs. Brooklyn 112
- Mar 13, 2018 - Toronto 116 vs. Brooklyn 102
- Jan 08, 2018 - Toronto 114 vs. Brooklyn 113
- Dec 15, 2017 - Toronto 120 vs. Brooklyn 87
- Feb 05, 2017 - Toronto 103 vs. Brooklyn 95
- Jan 17, 2017 - Toronto 119 vs. Brooklyn 109
- Jan 13, 2017 - Toronto 132 vs. Brooklyn 113
- Dec 20, 2016 - Toronto 116 vs. Brooklyn 104
- Apr 13, 2016 - Toronto 103 vs. Brooklyn 96
- Mar 08, 2016 - Toronto 104 vs. Brooklyn 99
- Jan 18, 2016 - Toronto 112 vs. Brooklyn 100
- Jan 06, 2016 - Toronto 91 vs. Brooklyn 74
Injury Report for Toronto
- Jalen Harris: Game-Time Decision (Hip)
- Gary Trent Jr.: Out (Lower Leg)
- Paul Watson Jr.: Out (Knee)
- Chris Boucher: Out (Knee)
Injury Report for Brooklyn
- Alize Johnson: Out (Covid-19)
- Nicolas Claxton: Out (Covid-19)
- Bruce Brown: Out (Knee)
- James Harden: Out (Hamstring)
- Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand)
- Spencer Dinwiddie: Out for the Season (Knee)
NBA Power Rankings: Kevin Durant return powers Nets' rise; Lakers, Celtics fall; Knicks just keep winning .
The Clippers remain No. 1, but there was plenty of movement atop this week's rankings with the playoffs loomingOut West, the Los Angeles Clippers continued their stellar play to remain in the No. 1 spot in this week's Power Rankings, but the Brooklyn Nets are nipping at their heels, thanks to the return of Kevin Durant. Meanwhile, those New York Knicks just keep on climbing, jumping to within sight of the top five after extending their winning streak to nine games.