Pascal Sikam had 27 factors and 9 rebounds, Ozzy Ennoby scored 25 factors and the Toronto Raptors regained management on the third night time in a 114–103 win over the Brooklyn Nets, growing the rhythm of their victory within the third sport.
Kyrie Irving had 28 factors, 11 rebounds and eight assists for the Nets, and Bruce Brown added 21 factors and 14 rebounds.
Toronto made 13 of 24 photographs (54 p.c) and outscored the Nets 36-23 within the third quarter.
Jeff Inexperienced hit a 3-pointer and Irving took two factors in two minutes of the primary quarter to provide the Nets a 13-point lead.
Toronto made a stormy begin within the first eight minutes of the second half, scoring their first 9 3-point seven targets to take the Nets 34–14 to a 90–72 lead.
The Nets have been all the way down to eight within the fourth quarter when Freddie Gillespie blocked a layup by Joe Harris, igniting a 7–0 Toronto run that left the Raptors with 7:37 to go 104–89.
Irving and Brown helped the Nets lower the hole to 5 with 3:01 remaining, however didn’t get any shut.
Furthering the Raptors’ energy, Chris Boucher was left with 10:53 left as a result of a leg harm.
Nets: F. Kevin Durant missed the second sport on Sunday in Miami after aggravating his thigh harm. In response to coach Steve Nash, Durant, who has missed 35 of Brooklyn’s 59 video games, may play this weekend. … Within the first 9 minutes of the sport, Joe Harris was 4 for 4 from behind the arc whereas the remainder of the Nets have been 0 for 7.
Rappers: The Rappers used a unique beginning lineup for the eighth straight sport. … Mike Evans, Chris Godwin and Justin Watson of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, all carrying a Raptor / Sikam jersey, have been launched to the scoreboard. Godwin holds the reproduction of the Vince Lombardi Trophy. … GF Rodney Hood (knee) and GF Paul Watson (knee) have been inactive.
Nets: Play in Indiana on Friday night time.
Raptors: Play in New York on Saturday afternoon.