Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks
|New York Knicks||88|
The Toronto Raptors continue to play better this NBA seasons and on Thursday evening, they beat the depleted line-up of New York Knicks with the final score of 113-88.
The Raptors now won their 38th game out of 54 outings and they are looking good heading to the next round of the
This time, the Toronto relied on their center Jonas Valanciunas who led the team in scoring with 18 points, grabbed
10 rebounds, had 2 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. The team showed a great balance scoring because there are other 5 players who scored in double figure namely Pascal Siakam with 14 points, Jakob Poeltl and Serge Ibaka scored 13 points apiece, CJ Miles and Delon Wright scored 11 points apiece and Fred VanVleet added 10 points for the game.
They did not get the usual scoring of DeMar DeRozan who only had 8.
On the other hand, the Knicks are playing without their reliable forward Kristaps Porzingis who had an injury (torn left ACL) last Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks and losses the game.