TORONTO & CHARLOTTE POSTGAME VIDEO: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2j8fgl17gig3szo/AAB_ze09Pd9gbmQ4iXZXs3URa?dl=0
FINAL SCORE: TORONTO RAPTORS 125, CHARLOTTE HORNETS 113
DATE: TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2022
|FINAL SCORE||RECORD||HIGH POINTS||HIGH REBOUNDS||HIGH ASSISTS|
|Charlotte||113||26-22||Ball – 25||Plumlee – 9||Ball – 7|
|Toronto||125||23-22||Trent Jr. – 32||Siakam – 9||Siakam – 12|
Charlotte trailed by 15 points at the half (76-61) but went on a 14-2 run at the start of the third quarter to cut Toronto’s lead to just three points (78-75) with 7:29 remaining in the quarter … The Raptors countered with a 27-11 run and took a 19-point advantage heading into the final frame … Toronto led by double digits the rest of the game.
The Raptors shot .524 (43-82) from the field, including a season-best .471 (16-34) from three-point range … Toronto improved to 5-1 when shooting 50 percent or better from the field … The Raptors also set a season high for points in a half with 76 in the first … Toronto shot .617 (29-47) from the field and .588 (10-17) from three-point range during the first two quarters.
- With the win, Toronto improves to 23-22 this season and 13-12 at home … The Raptors have now won two of their last three (Jan. 21-25) … Toronto will begin a three-game road trip (Jan. 26-31) tomorrow night in Chicago.
- Gary Trent Jr. scored a season-high 32 points (11-21 FG, 5-10 3PT, 5-5 FT) and added two rebounds, and two assists in 35 minutes … Trent Jr. has scored 30+ points five times in his career, including twice this season … Tonight, he scored 13 points in the first quarter and added 14 points in the third frame … Trent Jr. has recorded 12 double-digit quarters in 35 games played this year, something he did 13 times in 58 games last season.
- Pascal Siakam finished with 24 points and a career high-tying 12 assists in 39 minutes for his team-leading 12th double-double of the season … He also added nine rebounds in the win … Siakam has now scored 20+ points in four consecutive games (Jan. 19-25), averaging 23.3 points and shooting .521 (37-71) from the field during this stretch.
- In the first half tonight, Pascal Siakam recorded 19 points, eight assists, and seven rebounds … Siakam became the first player in franchise history to record 15+ points, 7+ rebounds, and 7+ assists in a half.
- OG Anunoby scored 24 points and added seven rebounds and two steals in 36 minutes … Anunoby has scored 20+ points in 14-of-30 games this season, something he did 13 times in 43 contests last year.
- Fred VanVleet (Right Knee; Soreness) and Scottie Barnes (Right Wrist; Swelling) were both out for Toronto.
- With the loss, Charlotte falls to 26-22, including 13-15 on the road … Charlotte will play the second half of a back-to-back (Jan. 25-26) tomorrow night in Indiana.
- LaMelo Ball finished with 25 points, seven assists and three rebounds in 32 minutes … Ball has scored 25+ points 15 times in his career, including 10 times this season.
- Miles Bridges recorded 22 points, four rebounds and three assists in 30 minutes … Bridges has now scored 20+ points in six of the last seven games (Jan. 12-25), averaging 23.4 points and shooting .539 (62-115) from the field during this span.
- Terry Rozier scored 12 points and added six assists in 29 minutes … Tonight Rozier tied Glen Rice (508) for fourth on Charlotte’s all-time three-pointers list … Rozier (168 games) is the fastest Hornet to reach 500 career three-pointers.
|2021-22 SEASON-SERIES||ALL-TIME RECORDS|
|DATE||SITE||RESULT||RAPTORS WINS||HORNETS WINS|