Toronto Defeats Brooklyn 96-80 - Recap
Toronto got 26 points from DeMar DeRozan en route to a 96-80 victory over Brooklyn on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.
The Raptors were a 9-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 188.5.
Toronto got 14 points from Terrence Ross and another 14 points from Patrick Patterson. DeMar DeRozan contributed 5 assists, while Patrick Patterson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 15 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 13 points from Alan Anderson. Joe Johnson contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Joe Johnson had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 47-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 49 boards, while Brooklyn only had 39.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.