RAPTORS 118, PACERS 100 POSTGAME NOTES

FINAL SCORE: TORONTO RAPTORS 118, INDIANA PACERS 100

DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2021 ATTENDANCE: 19,800 (Sellout)

 FINAL SCORERECORDHIGH POINTSHIGH REBOUNDSHIGH ASSISTS
Indiana1001-4Brogdon – 18Sabonis – 8Brogdon- 5
Toronto1182-3VanVleet – 26VanVleet – 10Barnes – 7
KEY RUN

The Raptors went on a 14-6 run in the last 2:26 of the third quarter to take a 16-point lead (87-71) into the fourth … Toronto led by double-digits for the rest of the game … The Raptors largest lead of the night was 23 points in the final minute.

KEY STAT

Toronto forced the Pacers into 23 turnovers leading to 31 points … The Raptors finished with just 12 turnovers … OG Anunoby (5) and Gary Trent Jr. (5) combined for 10 of Toronto’s season-high 18 steals.

RAPTORS NOTES:

  • With the win, Toronto improves to 2-3 this season and 1-3 at home … The Raptors have won 14 consecutive games against the Pacers at Scotiabank Arena, though Indiana did defeat Toronto last season in Tampa … The Raptors will complete this four-game homestand (Oct. 23-29) Friday night against Orlando.
  • Fred VanVleet scored a season-high 26 points and grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season.
  • OG Anunoby tallied a season-best 25 points on the night … Anunoby has now scored 20+ points in three consecutive games … He has finished in double digits in all five of the Raptors contests this season.
  • The Raptors shot .460 (46-for-100) from the field and scored a season-high 118 points in the win … Toronto made a season-high 14 three-point field goals and shot .467 (14-for-30) from behind the arc.
  • Scottie Barnes finished with 18 points, seven rebounds and a season and game-high seven assists … Barnes had five assists in the first four games of the season combined.
  • Gary Trent Jr. tied a career-high with five steals on the night … Trent Jr. also had five steals Oct. 22 at Boston.

PACERS NOTES:

  • With the loss Indiana falls to 1-4, including 0-3 on the road … The Pacers will play the Nets in Brooklyn on Friday before returning home for a rematch against the Raptors on Saturday.
  • Malcolm Brogdon tallied team highs of 18 points (7-13 FG) and five assists … Brogdon added five rebounds in 21 minutes of action before leaving at the 8:54 mark of the third quarter with a sore left hamstring.
  • Chris Duarte scored 14 points and went 6-for-15 from the field … Duarte entered the night ranked first among rookies in scoring this season.

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