Raptors Down New Jersey 98-92 - Match Report
Andrea Bargnani went off for 32 points and added 9 rebounds leading Toronto to a 98-92 win over New Jersey on Friday at Air Canada Centre.
Bettors who backed the Raptors were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 203.5.
Linas Kleiza had 18 points for Toronto and Jose Calderon chipped in with 15 points. Jose Calderon had 14 assists for the Raptors, while Linas Kleiza was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
New Jersey got 20 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 15 points from Devin Harris. Devin Harris contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Jersey were victorious, as the score was 48-42 at the break.
Toronto won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-39.
Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Atlanta.