"Raptor" was the best player when J.Valanciunas was in the square. +/- of Lithuania was the best in Raptors. JV was 18 points higher than Knicks on Raptors Square.
J.Valančiūnas started the game on the bench in the 21st minute with 19 minutes (5/7 div., 1/1 tr., 6/10 baud.), 10 rebounds, 1 transfer, 1 goal . One ball took over and made a mistake once.
The most impressive player in Toronto was Pascalis Siakam, who scored 23 points in his career record.
Nick Nurse has been the first coach since 2004 and has won his 12th championship in the 13th league. It was the success of Lawrence Frank, a strategist in New Jersey Nets 14 years ago.
The Raptors hit 3/14 in 35 (40%, Knicks – 6/22, 27%) in this game, and there were 9 Raptors players, including J. Valancian.
But the Raptors have won 11 of their last 12 games.
Raptor: Pascal Siakam 23, Jonas Valanciunas 19, OG Anunoby 16, Kawhi Leonard, Serge Ibaka and Malachi Richardson.
Knicks: Team Hardaway Junior 27, Enes Canter 15 (15th), Mario Hezonia 13, Emmanuel Mudiay and Kevin Knox (12).