Toronto vs New Orleans Wrap - Toronto Wins 95-84
The Raptors got 21 points from DeMar DeRozan as Toronto ran past New Orleans 95-84 on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Raptors were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 179.5.
Toronto got 21 points from Linas Kleiza and another 15 points from Leandro Barbosa. Jose Calderon contributed 6 assists, while Amir Johnson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Hornets got a 20-point performance from Marco Belinelli, who was supported by 17 points from Chris Kaman. Greivis Vasquez had 6 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Chris Kaman grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 51-46 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-36.
Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Dallas.