Toronto Defeats New Orleans 107-100 - Recap
|Toronto Defeats New Orleans 107-100 - Recap|
Toronto got 31 points from DeMar DeRozan en route to a 107-100 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
The Raptors were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 197.5.
Kyle Lowry had 23 points for Toronto and Amir Johnson chipped in with 17 points. Kyle Lowry had 5 assists for the Raptors, while Tyler Hansbrough was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
New Orleans got 19 points from Al-Farouq Aminu in a losing cause and another 18 points from Tyreke Evans. Tyreke Evans contributed 3 assists for the Pelicans, while Al-Farouq Aminu had 10 rebounds.
The Raptors hit the break trailing 57-56 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 48 boards, while New Orleans only had 34.
Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Atlanta.