TORONTO & MINNESOTA POSTGAME VIDEO: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2j8fgl17gig3szo/AAB_ze09Pd9gbmQ4iXZXs3URa?dl=0
FINAL SCORE: TORONTO RAPTORS 125, MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES 102
DATE: WEDNESDAY MARCH 30, 2022 ATTENDACE: 19,800 (Sellout)
|FINAL SCORE||RECORD||HIGH POINTS||HIGH REBOUNDS||HIGH ASSISTS|
|Minnesota||102||43-34||Edwards – 24||Towns – 10||McLaughlin – 5|
|Toronto||125||44-32||Trent Jr. – 29||Siakam – 10||Siakam – 13|
Beginning at the 7:46 mark in the third quarter, the Raptors went on a 23-12 run to close out the frame … Toronto shot 60 percent (15-for-25) from the field during the quarter, and led by double-digits for the rest of the game.
Toronto matched a season high with 18 three-point field goals tonight led by Gary Trent Jr. (6-for-8) and OG Anunoby (4-for-4) … The Raptors have made a season-high 18 three-pointers in six games this year and are 4-2 in these contests.
- With the win, Toronto improves to 44-32 this season and 21-16 at home … Toronto will travel to Orlando to play the Magic on Friday.
- Pascal Siakam recorded 12 points, a career-high 13 assists and 10 rebounds for his second career triple-double … Siakam joins Kyle Lowry (16), Damon Stoudamire (3), Jose Calderon (2), and Marcus Camby (2) as the only players in franchise history to record multiple triple-doubles.
- Gary Trent Jr. finished with a team-high 29 points (9-13 FG, 6-8 3PT, 5-5 FT) along with two rebounds in 27 minutes … Trent Jr. has scored 20-or-more points in three of his last six games played (Mar. 14-30), averaging 18.0 points during this stretch.
- OG Anunoby scored 22 points and added five rebounds and three assists in 32 minutes … Anunoby has finished with 20+ points in 19-of-46 games played this year, something he did just 13 times in 43 contests last season.
- The Raptors tallied 32 assists tonight led by a career-high 13 from Siakam … Toronto is a perfect 5-0 this season when dishing out 30+ assists.
- Fred VanVleet recorded a season high-tying five steals tonight … VanVleet has tallied five steals in six games in his career.
- With the loss, Minnesota falls to 43-34 and 18-21 on the road … The Timberwolves will continue their four-game road trip (Mar. 27 – April 3) Friday night in Denver.
- Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in 32 minutes for his team-leading 38th double-double of the season … Towns has recorded 10 double-doubles since the All-star break and the Timberwolves are 7-3 in these games.
- Anthony Edwards scored 24 points, eight rebounds and four assists in 32 minutes … Edwards has scored 20+ in 37-of-66 games this season, something he did 36 times in 72 contests last season as a rookie.
- The Timberwolves forced 19 Raptors turnovers marking the 73rd consecutive game Minnesota’s opponents have had 10-or-more turnovers … The Timberwolves (73 games) hold the longest active streak in the NBA.
|2021-22 SEASON-SERIES||ALL-TIME RECORDS|
|DATE||SITE||RESULT||RAPTORS WINS||TIMBERWOLVES WINS|
|03/30/2022||Toronto||W 125-102||at Toronto:||23||4|