RAPTORS 116, CLIPPERS 108

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FINAL SCORE: TORONTO RAPTORS 116, LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS 108

DATE: DECEMBER 31, 2021

 FINAL SCORERECORDHIGH POINTSHIGH REBOUNDSHIGH ASSISTS
Los Angeles10818-18Morris Sr. – 20Mann – 11Kennard/Bledsoe – 6
Toronto11615-17VanVleet – 31Siakam – 19VanVleet – 9
KEY RUN

Tied at 105 with 2:49 remaining in the fourth quarter, Toronto went on a 11-3 run to close the game … The Raptors outscored the Clippers 34-21 in the final frame.

KEY STAT

The Raptors outrebounded the Clippers 54-37, led by Pascal Siakam (19) and Chris Boucher (9) … With his 19 rebounds tonight, Siakam (2096) passed Vince Carter (2091) for eighth and Andrea Bargnani (2095) for seventh on the Raptors all-time rebounding list.

RAPTORS NOTES:

  • With the win, Toronto improves to 15-17 this season and 8-10 at home … The Raptors are 6-2 at home in the month of December … Toronto continues the four-game homestand (Dec. 28 – Jan. 4) Sunday against the New York Knicks.
  • Fred VanVleet finished with 31 points and nine assists in 39 minutes … VanVleet has now scored 20+ points and led the Raptors in scoring in three consecutive games played (Dec. 14-31), averaging 29.7 points and shooting .433 (29-for-67) from the field during this stretch … He also reached 4,000 career points tonight, becoming the 11th Raptor to reach the milestone.
  • Pascal Siakam recorded 25 points and a career high-tying 19 rebounds in 40 minutes for his fifth double-double of the season … Siakam has scored 20+ points in seven of last nine games played (Nov. 30-Dec. 31), averaging 22.3 points during this span.
  • OG Anunoby scored 26 points (8-16 FG, 3-7 3PT, 7-8 FT) and added six rebounds and four steals in 36 minutes … Anunoby has scored 20+ points in nine games this season, something he did in 13 games last year.

CLIPPERS NOTES:

  • With the loss, Los Angeles falls to 18-18, including 6-8 on the road … Los Angeles will complete a three-game road trip (Dec. 29 – Jan. 1) Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets.
  • Marcus Morris Sr. recorded a team-high 20 points and added six rebounds and three assists in 38 minutes … Morris Sr. has now finished with 20+ points in five consecutive games played (Dec. 13-31), averaging 23.0 points and shooting .488 (42-for-86) from the field during this stretch.
  • Terance Mann tallied 18 points and a season-high 11 rebounds in 37 minutes for his fourth double-double of the year … Mann recorded two double-doubles in 67 games last season.
  • Amir Coffey finished with a season-best 15 points (5-9 FG, 3-7 3PT, 2-2 FT) in 28 minutes off the bench … Coffey was one of five Clippers (along with Morris Sr. -20, Mann-18, Jackson-17, and Kennard-13) to finish in double digits.

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2021-22 SEASON-SERIES ALL-TIME RECORDS
DATESITERESULT  RAPTORS WINSCLIPPERS WINS
12/31/2021TorontoW 116-108 Overall:2823
03/16/2022Los Angeles at Toronto:179
  at Los Angeles:1114
     

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