RAPTORS 90, KNICKS 87

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FINAL SCORE: TORONTO RAPTORS 90, NEW YORK KNICKS 87

DATE: DECEMBER 10, 2021 ATTENDANCE: 19,800 (Sellout)

 FINAL SCORERECORDHIGH POINTSHIGH REBOUNDSHIGH ASSISTS
New York8712-14Barrett/Toppin – 19Randle – 14Randle/Burks – 5
Toronto9012-14Trent Jr. – 24Barnes – 15VanVleet – 11
KEY RUN

Trailing by one (87-86) with 1:11 remaining in the fourth quarter, Gary Trent Jr. made his season high-tying fifth three-pointer to give the Raptors a two-point lead … Toronto held New York scoreless over the final 1:42 to secure the win as the Knicks missed their last four shot attempts.

KEY STAT

The Raptors defence held the Knicks to an opponent season low .358 (29-for-81) shooting from the field … Toronto is now is 6-2 when holding opponents to fewer than 100 points.

RAPTORS NOTES:

  • With the win, Toronto improves to 12-14 this season and 5-9 at home … The Raptors have won three of its last four games and are now 3-3 on their current homestand … Toronto completes a season-long seven-game homestand (Nov. 28 – Dec. 13) Monday night against the Sacramento Kings.
  • The Raptors have won ten straight games at home against the Knicks.
  • Pascal Siakam finished with 13 points and a season high-tying 12 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double and fourth of the season.
  • Gary Trent Jr. had a team-high 24 points (9-16 FG, 5-7 3PT) in 39 minutes … Trent Jr. has now led the Raptors in scoring and recorded 20+ point performances in back-to-back games … Over the last two games, he is averaging 24.0 points and shooting .576 (19-for-33) from the field, including .600 (9-for-15) from beyond the arc.
  • Scottie Barnes tallied 12 points and a season-high 15 rebounds in 41 minutes for his fourth double-double … Barnes has now scored in double figures in nine consecutive games.
  • Fred VanVleet recorded is third double-double with 17 points, a team-high 11 assists, and six rebounds … VanVleet recorded 10+ assists for the second time this season, after tallying a career-high 17 assists Oct. 25 vs. Chicago … VanVleet has led (or tied) Toronto in assists in three of last four games.
  • Chris Boucher finished with 14 points (5-11 FG, 1-3 3PT) in 28 minutes … Boucher has now scored in double figures in three consecutive games … He also recorded a season high-tying five offensive rebounds for the second straight game.

KNICKS NOTES:

  • With the loss, New York falls to 12-14, including 7-6 on the road … The Knicks return home to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.
  • RJ Barrett tallied 19 points and six rebounds in 30 minutes … Barrett has now led (or tied) the Knicks in scoring in all three games on the team’s road trip.
  • Obi Toppin posted career highs of 19 points and 10 rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench for his first career double-double … Toppin helped the Knicks bench outscore the Raptors’ reserves 39-10 … New York entered tonight ranked third in NBA bench scoring, averaging 39.8 points per game.
  • Julius Randle finished with 13 points and a team-high 14 rebounds for his team-leading 12th double-double of the season.

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2021-22 SEASON-SERIES ALL-TIME RECORDS
DATESITERESULT  RAPTORS WINSKNICKS WINS
11/01/2021New YorkW 113-104 Overall:5743
12/10/2021TorontoW 90-87 at Toronto:3316
01/02/2022Toronto  at New York:2427
04/10/2022New York     

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