Toronto Defeats New York 96-79 - Recap
New York was victimized by DeMar DeRozan for 30 points as the Raptors defeated the Knicks 96-79 in NBA action on Friday.
Toronto won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 194.5.
Toronto got 21 points from Andrea Bargnani and another 19 points from Gary Forbes. Jose Calderon contributed 10 assists, while Andrea Bargnani cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
New York got 17 points from Amar'e Stoudemire in a losing cause and another 15 points from Steve Novak. Baron Davis contributed 8 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler had 11 rebounds.
The Raptors hit the break leading 39-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
Toronto won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-39.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Detroit.