TORONTO & DENVER POSTGAME VIDEO: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2j8fgl17gig3szo/AAB_ze09Pd9gbmQ4iXZXs3URa?dl=0
FINAL SCORE: DENVER NUGGETS 110, TORONTO RAPTORS 109
DATE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2022
|FINAL SCORE||RECORD||HIGH POINTS||HIGH REBOUNDS||HIGH ASSISTS|
|Denver||110||31-25||Jokic – 28||Jokic – 15||Jokic – 6|
|Toronto||109||31-24||Siakam – 35||Siakam – 10||Siakam – 7|
Trailing by eight points (94-86) at the 9:33 mark in the fourth quarter, Denver went on a 12-1 run to take a three-point lead (98-95) with 6:54 remaining in the frame … The Nuggets did not trail for the rest of the game … Denver is 7-2 this season when the game is decided by one possession.
Denver outrebounded Toronto 50-to-35 in the win … The Nuggets are 21-8 when collecting more rebounds than their opponents … Denver has recorded 50+ rebounds in 11-of-56 games this season, something the team did 15 times in 72 contests last year.
- With the win loss, Toronto falls to 31-24 this season and 16-13 at home … The Raptors will begin the first of two road games (Feb. 14-16) before the All-star break Monday in New Orleans.
- Pascal Siakam finished with a season-best 35 points, along with 10 rebounds and seven assists in 42 minutes … He has now recorded a career high-tying 18 double-doubles this year … Siakam has finished with 20/10/5 in a franchise-record ten games this year, including four of the last six games (Feb. 3-12), averaging 29.0 points, 10.2 rebounds and 5.7 assists during this stretch … Siakam has tallied six games with 30/10/5 in his career, the only Raptor that has more games with this stat line is Vince Carter (10).
- Fred VanVleet tallied 25 points, five rebounds and five assists in 38 minutes … VanVleet has now made five three-pointers in four consecutive games played (Feb. 4-12), shooting 50 percent (23-46) from beyond the arc during this stretch … VanVleet has tallied five or more three-pointers in a franchise record 18 games this season.
- Scottie Barnes scored 17 points and added five rebounds and three steals in 30 minutes … Barnes has tallied 15+ points 24 times this season … The only Raptors to record more games with 15 or more points in their rookie season are Damon Stoudamire, Vince Carter, Charlie Villanueva and Marcus Camby.
- Toronto forced 18 Nuggets turnovers leading to 22 points … The Raptors have pressured opponents into 15 or more turnovers in 31 games this season and are tied for third in the NBA in points off turnovers (18.9).
- With the win, Denver improves to 31-25, including 16-15 on the road … The Nuggets will return home to play Orlando Monday night.
- Nikola Jokic finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and six assists in 35 minutes for his league-leading 44th double-double of the season … Jokic has now recorded 20+ points, 10+ rebounds and five or more assists in a career high-tying six consecutive games (Feb. 1-12), averaging 24.2 points, 13.7 rebounds and 8.5 assists during this stretch … The other time he accomplished this streak was earlier this season (Dec. 8-17).
- Denver made 14 three-point field goals tonight and has now recorded 10+ three-pointers in a franchise-record 17 consecutive games (Jan. 13 – Feb. 12).
- Bones Hyland made his second career start and finished with 11 points, four rebounds and four assists in 24 minutes … The Nuggets are 10-0 this season when Hyland scores in double figures.
- Jeff Green tallied 19 points, five rebounds and five assists in 31 minutes … Green tallied 15+ points, five or more rebounds and five or more assists for just the 13th time in his 13-year career, and the first time this season.
- Denver shot .464 (39-84) from the field and tallied 110 points in the win … The Nuggets are 22-4, including 12-3 on road when they score 110+ points.
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