Davis scores career-high in Raptors win over Bulls

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Chicago Bulls 129-102 on Sunday.

Toronto shot 56 per cent from the field. Terence Davis recorded a career-high 31 points. He shot 12-15 from the field, including six three-pointers.

Pascal Siakam scored 17 points and had nine rebounds. Serge Ibaka had 16 points, six boards and three blocks.

Chris Boucher had 15 points off the bench, Kyle Lowry had 14 points and six assists. Fred VanVleet scored 14 and had eight dimes.

Thaddeus Young led Chicago scorers with 21 points. Zach LaVine was limited to 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

Sophomore Chandler Hutchinson scored 17 points. Ryan Arcidiacono and Coby White scored 12 points apiece.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

Head coach Nick Nurse was named Eastern Conference coach of the month on Monday.

The Raptors host the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday at Scotiabank Arena.

Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.


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Raptors defeat Cleveland to win 9th straight game

The Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-109 on Thursday.

Kyle Lowry was named an all-star reserve prior to the game, he will participate in the game for a sixth straight time.

Lowry scored 23 points, and had five assists and five rebounds on Thursday. Marc Gasol dealt with a hamstring injury, Serge Ibaka replaced him in the starting five and led Toronto scorers with 26 points.

Pascal Siakam had 19 points and four steals. Norman Powell scored 16 points in 26 minutes of action. Chris Boucher scored 10 points. Fred VanVleet had eight points and 12 assists.

Kevin Love and Collin Sexton scored 23 points apiece for the Cavaliers. Darius Garland had 16 points and eight assists.

Larry Nance Jr. scored 13 points and grabbed 9 boards, while Kevin Porter Jr. also scored 13 points. Brampton native Tristan Thompson had two points and 12 rebounds.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

Toronto ends their back-to-back with a game against the Detroit Pistons on Friday at Little Caesars Arena.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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Raptors hold on for victory in Atlanta

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Atlanta Hawks 122-117 on Tuesday.

A number of NBA teams played afternoon games on Martin Luther King Jr. Day All teams wore special warm-up tops to commemorate the civil rights icon.

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Norman Powell led Raptors scorers with 27 points in 25 minutes of action off the bench. Fred VanVleet scored 20.

Pascal Siakam had 18 points and six rebounds. Marc Gasol had 14 points. Terence Davis scored 12 points. Kyle Lowry had 10 points and seven assists.

Trae Young recorded a double-double, he scored 42 points and had 15 assists. John Collins also recorded a double-double with 17 points and 11 boards.

De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish scored 13 points apiece. Bruno Fernando scored 12 points.

Here are some Raptors highlights against the Hawks (which includes a number of three-pointers):

The Raptors host Atlantic division rival Philadelphia 76ers at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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Raptors tie franchise-high in points, beat Wizards

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Washington Wizards 140-111 on Friday.

The Raptors has seven players who scored double figures. Norman Powell led scorers with 28 points in 30 minutes off the bench.

Terence Davis played 24 minutes and scored 23 points, including five three-pointers. Marc Gasol put up his best performance of the season, he had 20 points and made six three-pointers.

OG Anunoby scored 18 points. Serge Ibaka had 15 points and eight rebounds. Pascal Siakam scored 12. Kyle Lowry had 11 points and eight assists.

Troy Brown Jr. led Washington with 22 points. Isaac Bonga recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 boards. Bradley Beal had a surprisingly quiet night against Toronto with only 14 points.

Ish Smith and Davis Bertans scored 12 points apiece. Anžejs Pasečņiks had 11 points.

The Raptors set a franchise record in three-point field goals made in a game with 22.

Here are some more interesting stats about the Raptors win:

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

Toronto concludes their back-to-back in Minnesota on Saturday when they take on the Timberwolves at Target Centre.

Tip-off is set for 8 p.m.


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Team effort leads Raptors to victory in Oklahoma City

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 130-121 on Wednesday.

Toronto had seven players who scored double figures. Norman Powell led scorers with 23 points in 27 minutes off the bench.

Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby scored 21 points apiece. Kyle Lowry had 17 points and eight assists. Marc Gasol returned to action and scored 15 points, Serge Ibaka had 15 as well.

Terence Davis had 12 points and seven rebounds in 17 minutes.

The Raptors shot 61.2 per cent from the field, and 55.6 from the field.

Dennis Schröder led Thunder scorers with 25 points off the bench. Italian Danilo Gallinari scored 23 points.

Shai-Gilgeous Alexander had 21 points, six boards and six assists. Mike Muscala scored 17 points. Veteran Chris Paul recorded a double-double with 16 points and 11 assists.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

The Raptors begin a back-to-back on Friday when they play the Washington Wizards at Scotiabank Arena.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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Raptors beat Brooklyn for first win in 2020

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Brooklyn Nets 121-102 on Saturday.

The Raptors bounced back after they put up a season-low 76 points in a loss to the Miami Heat.

Fred VanVleet led scorers with 29 points, and recorded a double-doubled as he added 11 assists. Kyle Lowry scored 26 points

Serge Ibaka recorded a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 10 points against his former team.

Chris Boucher, Terence Davis and OG Anunoby scored seven points apiece. Oshae Brissett scored a career-high six points.

Spencer Dinwiddie led the Nets with 23 points, he also had seven assists. Joe Harris scored 18 and Garrett Temple had 12.

Caris LeVert returned to action after missing seven weeks after he received surgery on his right thumb. He scored 13.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

The Raptors host the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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Raptors record comeback of the decade against Mavs

The Toronto Raptors erased a 30-point deficit on Sunday to beat Dallas Mavericks 110-107.

The Raptors are the first NBA team this decade to come back from 30 points down to win a game. This also set the franchise record for largest comeback in team history.

Here is a list of the largest comebacks in Raptors history:

Kyle Lowry led Raptors scorers with 32 points, he also added 10 assists. That was his first 30+ point game since November 2, when he scored 36 points in a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Chris Boucher scored an NBA career-high 21 points, he added seven rebounds. Rondae-Hollis Jefferson had 18 points and nine boards.

Former Villanova player Jalen Brunson led Dallas scorers with 21 points and also had nine assists. Kristaps Porzingis recorded a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

Canadian Dwight Powell had 17 points and nine boards. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and Dorian Finney-Smith had 14. Former Raptor Delon Wright scored five points.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

Lowry scored 20 of his 32 points in the 4th quarter. He was named the Eastern Conference player of the week on Monday.

The Raptors take on the Indiana Pacers on Monday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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Injury-plagued Raptors hold on to beat Wizards

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Washington Wizards 122-118 on Friday.

The Raptors published an article to their team website on Thursday which gave details on the multiple injuries that players sustained during the game on Wednesday in Detroit.

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Fred VanVleet returned to the lineup after missing five games with a knee contusion. Toronto’s starting five consisted of Lowry, VanVleet, Anunoby, McCaw, Anunoby and Ibaka.

Lowry led the way with 26 points and nine assists. He played the most minutes with 41.

Serge Ibaka recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds. He blocked three shots as well. VanVleet almost had his first career triple-double. He put up 18 points, nine boards and eight assists.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson provided 14 points off the bench.

Bradley Beal carried the load for Washington as he had 37 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

Ish Smith had a perfect night from the field and the free-throw line, as he went 9-9 and 4-4 respectively to get himself 26 points. He also made four three-pointers.

Former Boston Celtic Isaiah Thomas scored 13 and Troy Brown Jr. had 11.

Here are some highlights from the Raptors:

The Wizards scored 66 second half points to put pressure on the home team, but this three from Lowry helped close the game.

The Raptors play the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday at Scotiabank Arena.

Tip-off is set for 3:30 p.m.


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Powell finds groove in Raptors victory over Cavs

The Toronto Raptors ended their three-game home winless streak as they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 133-113 on Monday.

Pascal Siakam led Raptors scorers with 33 points on 13-24 shooting from the field. He also had four assists and four rebounds. Norman Powell scored 26 points, including four three-pointers and added four steals to his stat-sheet.

Kyle Lowry recorded a double-double with 20 points and 11 assists. He is now tied for with Antonio Davis who recorded 110 double-doubles as a Raptor.

OG Anunoby had 12 points and nine boards, while Serge Ibaka had 14 points off the bench.

Toronto shot 50 per cent from beyond the arc, and 58.4 per cent overall.

Sophomore Collin Sexton led the Cavaliers scorers with 25 points. Rookie Darius Garland scored 20.

Brampton native Tristan Thompson had 18 points and eight rebounds. Cedi Osman scored 12. Kevin Love, Jordan Clarkson and Kevin Porter Jr. scored nine points each.

Patrick McCaw has seen extended minutes since his return from injury, and he has helped his teammates create stops and make plays.

Here are a couple more highlights from the Raptors:

Toronto will travel to Detroit to play the Pistons on Wednesday at Little Caesars Arena.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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