Raptors Down Orlando 102-98 - Match Report
The Raptors grabbed a 102-98 win over the Magic on Sunday, behind a 24-point effort from DeMar DeRozan at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Toronto got 23 points from Jerryd Bayless and another 14 points from Leandro Barbosa. Jerryd Bayless contributed 8 assists, while Reggie Evans cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
The Magic got a 31-point performance from Dwight Howard, who was supported by 21 points from Jameer Nelson. Jameer Nelson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Dwight Howard grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Raptors hit the break trailing 49-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
Toronto had a 48-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Orlando, they head home to face Milwaukee.