RAPTORS 132, HORNETS 96 POST GAME NOTES: “The Raptors recorded a franchise-record 40 assists on 50 made field goals … The previous record was 39 assists set Dec. 15, 1997 vs. Indiana … Marc Gasol led Toronto with a season-best nine assists.”

FINAL SCORE: TORONTO RAPTORS 132, CHARLOTTE HORNETS 96
DATE: November 18, 2019 ATTENDANCE: 19,800 (Sellout)

Tonight marked Toronto’s 242nd consecutive sellout (including playoffs) dating back to Nov. 11, 2014 – the longest streak in franchise history.


FINAL SCORE RECORD HIGH POINTS HIGH REBOUNDS HIGH ASSISTS
Charlotte 96 6-8 Williams – 14/ Batum – 6/ Graham – 6
Toronto 132 9-4 Anunoby – 24/Boucher – 11/ Gasol – 9

KEY RUN

Leading 71-61 with 7:53 remaining in third, Toronto went on a 13-3 run to push the lead to 20 with 5:40 left in the quarter … The Raptors outscored Charlotte 32-18 in the third period … Toronto’s largest lead of the night was 38 points midway through the fourth quarter.


KEY STAT

The Raptors recorded a franchise-record 40 assists on 50 made field goals … The previous record was 39 assists set Dec. 15, 1997 vs. Indiana … Marc Gasol led Toronto with a season-best nine assists.
RAPTORS NOTES:
• With the victory, Toronto improves to 9-4 this season and a perfect 5-0 at home … The Raptors are
one of five teams in the NBA still without a loss at home this season.
• Toronto has now won six of the last eight meetings with Charlotte.
• The Raptors outscored Charlotte 58-30 in the paint and 20-5 on the fast-break.
• Toronto made a season-high 20 three-point field goals – one shy of the franchise record … Tonight marked the fourth time in team history the Raptors made 20+ threes in a single game.
• The Raptors shot .515 (50-97) from the field, including .465 (20-43) from beyond the arc.
• Toronto out rebounded the Hornets 53-37 and matched a season high with 16 offensive rebounds.
OG Anunoby scored a career-high 24 points (10-13 FG, 4-7 3PT) in 27 minutes of action … Anunoby scored 20+ points for the sixth time in his career and second time this season.
Terence Davis ll set career highs with 16 points (5-7 3PT, 4-5 3PT, 2-2 FT) and seven assists in 21 minutes of the bench … Davis scored in double figures for the third time in the last five games.
Chris Boucher posted his second career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in 18 minutes.
• The Raptors had seven players score double figures – Anunoby (24), Pascal Siakam (20), Norman Powell (17), Davis ll (16), Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (15), Fred VanVleet (11) and Boucher (11).
Dewan Hernandez and Oshae Brissett both made their NBA debut tonight vs. Charlotte.


HORNETS NOTES:
• With the loss, Charlotte falls to 6-8 on the season and 3-4 on the road … The defeat ends the
Hornets’ two-game win streak … Charlotte continues a four-game road trip Wednesday at Brooklyn.
• The Hornets had five players score in double digits – Marvin Williams (14), Miles Bridges (13),

Bismack Biyombo (13), Devonte’ Graham (11) and Terry Rozier (10).

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