TORONTO & INDIANA POSTGAME VIDEO: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2j8fgl17gig3szo/AAB_ze09Pd9gbmQ4iXZXs3URa?dl=0
|TORONTO RAPTORSPOSTGAME NOTES|
FINAL SCORE: TORONTO RAPTORS 131, INDIANA PACERS 91
DATE: SATURDAY MARCH 26, 2022
|FINAL SCORE||RECORD||HIGH POINTS||HIGH REBOUNDS||HIGH ASSISTS|
|Indiana||131||25-50||Brissett – 21||Brissett – 8||Haliburton – 12|
|Toronto||91||42-32||Siakam – 23||Boucher – 10||Siakam/Barnes – 7|
Tonight’s game between the Toronto Raptors and the Indiana Pacers was suspended at the 4:05 mark in the second quarter. A small electrical fire was detected in an overhead speaker in section 103 at Scotiabank Arena. Fans evacuated the building under instruction from the Toronto Fire Department. After a 56 minute delay, the Toronto Fire Department deemed it was safe to resume play. Players returned to the court and the game continued without fans.
Toronto shot a season-best .607 (51-84) from the field in tonight’s win … The Raptors had six players score in double-digits and their bench outscored Indiana’s 62-16 … Toronto improves to 15-4 when six-or-more players score 10+ points.
- With the win, Toronto is now 42-32 this season, including 19-16 at home … The Raptors will continue a four-game homestand (Mar. 24-30) Monday vs. Boston.
- Pascal Siakam scored a team-high 23 points, and added seven assists and six rebounds in 31 minutes … Siakam has now scored 20+ points in four consecutive games (Mar. 20-26) and 12 of the last 13 contests overall … During this stretch (Mar. 3-26) he is averaging 26.5 points and shooting .538 (128-238) from the field.
- OG Anunoby finished with 16 points (6-9 FG, 3-5 3PT, 1-2 FT) and three rebounds in 28 minutes … Anunoby made three three-pointers tonight, and has now tied Norman Powell (440) for 8th on the Raptors All-Time three pointers list.
- Precious Achiuwa tallied 18 points, six rebounds and four assists in 24 minutes off the bench … Achiuwa made a career high-tying four three-point field goals tonight … Achiuwa is shooting .361 (44-122) from beyond the arc this season after attempting just one three-pointer in 61 games last season.
- Scottie Barnes recorded 19 points, seven assists and six rebounds in 31 minutes … Tonight Barnes reached 1,000 career points and 500 career rebounds, joining Charlie Villanueva (2005-06 season) as the just the second rookie in franchise history to reach both these milestones.
- With the loss, Indiana falls to 25-50 and 9-29 on the road … The Pacers will begin a two-game homestand (Mar. 28-30) Monday against Atlanta.
- Oshae Brissett recorded team highs of 21 points and eight rebounds in 38 minutes … Brissett has now scored 20+ points six times in his career, including in four games this season.
- Jalen Smith finished with 15 points and six rebounds in 30 minutes of action … Smith has now scored 15+ points in four straight games played (Mar. 15-26), averaging 16.0 points and shooting .595 (25-42) during this stretch.
- Tyrese Haliburton dished out a game-high 12 assists tonight and added seven points and five rebounds in 33 minutes … Haliburton has recorded 10+ assists 24 times in 70 games this season, something he did in five-of-58 contests last year.
|2021-22 SEASON-SERIES||ALL-TIME RECORDS|
|DATE||SITE||RESULT||RAPTORS WINS||PACERS WINS|
|10/30/2021||Indiana||W 97-94||at Toronto:||31||19|
|11/26/2021||Indiana||L 114-97||at Indiana:||16||33|