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NBA Daily: Raptors Set Franchise-Record 22 Treys to Wallop Wizards 140-111

By Reylan Loberternos
PhilBoxing.com
Sun, 19 Jan 2020



Boracay Island, Philippines – Spurred by torrid shooting from the rainbow territory, the Toronto Raptors dominated the Washington Wizards 140-111 on Friday night (Saturday morning, Philippine time) at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada.

The defending champions set a new franchise record by making 22 from deep. In his second game back from a long injury layoff, Marc Gasol matched his career high 6 treys and finished with 20 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, and 1 block.

Six other Raptors scored in double figures, led by the bench duo of Norman Powell and Terence Davis, who had 28 and 23, respectively, and made 9 threes between them.

With the victory, Toronto improved to 27 wins and 14 losses, currently at 4th place in the Eastern Conference team standings.

Sophomore guard Troy Brown, Jr. led Washington with 22 markers off the bench. Bradley Beal struggled from the field, hitting only 4 of his 12 shot attempts and finished with 14 points.

The Wizards, who dropped to a 13-28 win-loss card, will travel home to face the Detroit Pistons on Monday night (Tuesday morning, Philippine time).

Meanwhile, the reigning champs will visit Minnesota to face the Timberwolves on Saturday night (Sunday morning, Philippine time).

How they scored:

Raptors 140 – Powell 28, Davis 23, Gasol 20, Anunoby 18, Ibaka 15, Siakam 12, Lowry 11, Hollis-Jefferson 4, Thomas 3, Boucher 2, Miller 2, McCaw 2

Wizards 111 – Brown 22, Bonga 17, Beal 14, Bertans 12, Smith 12, Pasecniks 11, Thomas 8, Mahinmi 5, Payton II 4, Bryant 3, McRae 3

AROUND THE LEAGUE:
(Road Team – Home Team)

MIN 114 – 116 IND
CHI 89 – 100 PHI
MIA 115 – 108 OKC
CLE 109 – 113 MEM
ATL 121 – 120 SAS
POR 112 – 120 DAL

GAMES TODAY, JANUARY 19, 2020 CT

LAC @ NOP 4:30 AM CT
MIL @ BKN 7:00 AM CT
PHX @ BOS 8:00 AM CT
PHI @ NYK 8:30 AM CT
DET @ ATL 8:30 AM CT
TOR @ MIN 9:00 AM CT
CLE @ CHI 9:00 AM CT
ORL @ GSW 9:30 AM CT
LAL @ HOU 9:30 AM CT
SAC @ UTAH 10:30 AM CT
POR @ OKC 10:00 AM CT

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