LOS ANGELES — With the simple shift of putting Anthony Davis in the middle, the Lakers looked quite formidable on Sunday afternoon. On the heels of a disappointing loss to Minnesota, a lineup shift and fresh blood pushed the Lakers (8-6) to a 114-106 victory over the visiting San Antonio Spurs. The win gave the…Lakers bounce back against Spurs as Anthony Davis scores 34 — Orange County Register
Day: November 14, 2021
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Sharks’ Doug Wilson reflects on how family, and lost loved ones, influenced his life — East Bay Times
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Pistons 127, Raptors 121 postgame notes
FINAL SCORE: DETROIT PISTONS 127, TORONTO RAPTORS 121
DATE: NOVEMBER 13, 2021 ATTENDANCE: 19,800 (Sellout)
|FINAL SCORE||RECORD||HIGH POINTS||HIGH REBOUNDS||HIGH ASSISTS|
|Detroit||127||3-9||Grant – 24||Bey – 8||Hayes – 10|
|Toronto||121||7-7||Siakam – 25||Siakam – 12||Siakam – 7|
Detroit entered the fourth quarter down two points (95-93) but started the quarter on a 21-8 run and took its largest lead of the game (114-103) at the 6:03 mark … The Pistons shot 11-for-19 (.579) in the final frame and outscored the Raptors 34-26 … Jerami Grant scored 14 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter.
The Pistons recorded season highs of 127 points and 34 assists in the win … Detroit’s bench, led by Josh Jackson (15) and Frank Jackson (14), outscored Toronto’s bench 44-29 … The Pistons entered tonight ranked fourth in the NBA in bench scoring (40.4 ppg).
- With the loss, Toronto falls to 7-7 this season and 2-6 at home … The Raptors will begin a season long-tying six-game road trip (Nov. 15-26) Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers … Toronto is 5-1 away from home and started the season 4-0 on the road for the first time in franchise history.
- Pascal Siakam recorded season highs of 25 points and 12 rebounds for his first double-double of the year … Siakam sat out Toronto’s game Nov. 11 in Philadelphia for left shoulder injury management and missed the first 10 games (Oct. 20 – Nov. 5) recovering from shoulder surgery he had in June.
- Gary Trent Jr. tallied 23 points in the loss … Trent Jr. tied a season high with four three-pointers and shot 8-for-16 from the field … He has recorded 20+ points four times this year.
- Dalano Banton scored a career-high 12 points in 19 minutes off the bench … Banton shot 4-for-6 from the field and led the Raptors bench in scoring for the fourth time this season … He entered tonight ranked first in field goal percentage among rookies (.531).
- With the win Detroit improves to 3-9, including 2-5 on the road … Tonight’s victory marked the Pistons’ fourth-straight win over the Raptors … Detroit will return home to play the Sacramento Kings on Monday.
- Isaiah Stewart tied a career high with 20 points and added two blocks in the win … Stewart shot 9-for-11 from the field and recorded multiple blocks for the fifth time this season.
- Jerami Grant scored 24 points on 8-for-16 shooting and grabbed five rebounds tonight … This is the sixth time Grant has scored 20+ points this year.
- Killian Hayes recorded 13 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds for his first career double-double … Hayes’ fell just one assist shy of matching his career high of 11 that he recorded Apr. 29, 2021 vs. Dallas.
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Marlies 5, Chicago 1
TORONTO MARLIES (6-4-0-0 – 12 Points) vs.
CHICAGO WOLVES (7-3-0-0 – 14 Points)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2021
GAME SUMMARY | GAME SHEET | PHOTOS | SCRUMS
Toronto: B. McMann (2) (J. Duszak, R. Clune), K. Gabriel (1) (C. Douglas, B. McMann), S. Der-Arguchintsev (1) (J. Ho-Sang, N. Hoefenmayer), M. Michaelis (2) SH (M. Abramov, A. Biega), P. Gogolev (1) (N. Hoefenmayer)
Goaltender: E. Källgren (38/39)
Chicago: S. Miletic (1) (S. Smallman, M. Letunov)
Goaltender: B. Warm (20/25)
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Bobby McMann opened the scoring at 2:29 of the first period and later added the secondary assist on Gabriel’s goal. He has four points (2 goals, 2 assists) in four games with the Marlies this season.
- Kurtis Gabriel scored at 4:58 of the first period. This was his first goal of the season with the Marlies.
- Semyon Der-Arguchintsev scored at 4:49 of the second period. This was his first career AHL goal. Der-Arguchintsev has four points (1 goal, 3 assists) in his last five games.
- Marc Michaelis scored shorthanded at 11:16 of the second period. This was Michaelis’ first career AHL shorthanded goal. He has four points (2 goals, 2 assists) in nine games this season.
- Pavel Gogolev scored at 5:05 of the third period. This was his first goal of the season. He has three points (1 goal, 2 assists) through seven games.
- Joseph Duszak recorded the primary assist on McMann’s first period goal. He has six assists through seven games.
- Rich Clune registered the secondary assist on McMann’s first period goal. Clune has two assists through eight games this season.
- Curtis Douglas had the primary assist on Gabriel’s first period goal.
- Josh Ho-Sang recorded the primary assist on Der-Arguchintsev’s second period goal.He has points (4-2-6) in five consecutive games.
- Noel Hoefemayer picked up the secondary assist on Der-Arguchintsev’s second period goal and the lone assist on Gogolev’s third period goal.
- Mikhail Abramov registered the primary assist on Michaelis’ shorthanded goal in the second period. He has three assists (1 goal, 2 assists) in 10 games this season.
- Alex Biega had the secondary assist on Michaelis’ shorthanded goal in the second period.
- Erik Källgren stopped 38 of 39 shots he faced. He is 4-2-0 this season with a 2.50 goals against average and a 0.923 save percentage.
ON THE ROAD
- Toronto’s away record is 3-2-0-0 (6 points) this season.
- The Marlies have outscored their opponents 16-14 on the road. Josh Ho-Sang and Alex Steeves lead the Marlies in goals (3). Ho-Sang also leads in points (3-2-5).
- Erik Källgren is 3-0-0 on the road and has made 102 saves on 106 shots through three games.
- This is Toronto’s first game against the Chicago Wolves since April 19, 2015.
- Toronto went 6-for-6 on the penalty kill and 0-for-2 on the power play. Toronto has recorded three shorthanded goals this season (Marc Michaelis, Brett Seney, Alex Steeves). Michaelis’ shorthanded goal was Toronto’s first on the road.
- Chicago had a 39-25 edge in shots in all situations. Pavel Gogolev led the Marlies with four shots on goal. This was the most shots Toronto has faced in a game this season.
- The Marlies are 2-1-0-0 against Central Division opponents and 1-0-0-0 against the Chicago Wolves.
Scoring first 6-0-0-0
Leading after 1 4-0-0-0
Leading after 2 5-0-0-0
Not scoring on the power play 2-4-0-0
Not allowing a power play goal 4-1-0-0
Outshot by opponent 3-3-0-0
|MARLIES LEADERSGoals 6 (J. Ho-Sang)|
Assists 6 (J. Duszak)
Points 8 (J. Ho-Sang)
PPG 2 (J. Ho-Sang)
Shots 24 (B. Seney)
+/- +4 (C. Dahlström, B. McMann, K. Rubīns)
PIMS 36 (R. Clune)
HEAD COACH GREG MOORE
On tonight’s game:
It was a weird game. First thing is we’ve got to stay out of the penalty box. That’s something we’re having to waste too much time and energy on talking with the group. In the long term, we can’t play sustained hockey and win games if we’re going to be in the box that often. The positive to that is how good our penalty kill did at eliminating opportunities. Snowden has done a heck of a job with those guys and preparing them, keeping them organized and really building a mindset of how they’re attacking and approaching that area of the hockey game. It was really good to see a couple of guys really spring offensively. The puck play hasn’t been a really simple or smooth thing for us to work through the last couple of games. At times when we did find our space and our offence, I thought our puck play was pretty good.
On Bobby McMann:
He’s getting the ice tilted. He’s a very strong skater. He plays to his strengths and that’s just simply driving his feet, getting depth into the zone. He sets up the whole team with his power and his strength of forcing the other team to come all the way back into their D-zone, stop in their spots. He sets up the O-zone for our team and establishes a presence at that end of the rink. He has a heck of a shot when he has the time and space to shoot the puck. That line today of McMann, Douglas and Gabriel had an awesome start for us. They were determined at the beginning of the game to make sure that we got things going the right direction and they put the team on their back today.
BOBBY McMANN (1 GOAL, 1 ASSIST)
On tonight’s win:
I think we’re just focusing on our starts. It’s what Moore talked about pregame. Just trying to get a good start and play in the offensive zone and then good things happen usually. We’ve had a good week of practice and we followed that up in the game.
On his line with Curtis Douglas and Kurtis Gabriel:
Our game plan is just to skate, skate as hard as we can and try to turn pucks over. We know and have trust in the other guy that he’s going to be there to support you as that F2 and collect that puck if you’re first on it. Just trusting that that other guy is going to be there and giving your all.
November 8: Recalled defenceman Matthew Hellickson from loan to Newfoundland (ECHL).
November 8: Recalled defenceman Noel Hoefenmayer from loanto Newfoundland (ECHL).
November 7: Recalled forward Joey Anderson from loan by Toronto (NHL).
November 7: Recalled forward Kirill Semyonov from loan by Toronto (NHL).
November 6: Recalled goaltender Joseph Woll from loan by Toronto (NHL).
*All times Eastern Standard Time
November 14 at Chicago – 4:00 p.m.
November 17 vs Laval – 7:00 p.m.
November 20 vs Lehigh Valley – 4:00 p.m.
November 21 vs Cleveland – 4:00 p.m.
November 26 at Cleveland – 7:00 p.m.