New York Knicks (12-13, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (11-14, 12th in the Eastern Conference)Toronto; Friday, 7:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors host Julius Randle and the New York Knicks.The Raptors are 9-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. Toronto ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference in rebounding with 44.5 rebounds. Precious Achiuwa paces the Raptors with 8.2 boards.The Knicks are 3-2 in division games. New York has a 4-6 record in games
TORONTO (AP) — Mike Muscala made a go-ahead 3-pointer with nine seconds remaining and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat the shorthanded Toronto Raptors 110-109 on Wednesday night. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 16 of his 26 points in the third quarter and the Thunder (8-16) rallied from a 13-point deficit to win their second straight game. Toronto’s Justin Champagnie thought he had tipped in Fred VanVleet’s missed shot at the buzzer to give the Raptors the win but, after a wild celebrati
The Thunder defeated the Raptors, 110-109. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 26 points and nine assists, while Josh Giddey added 13 points, four rebounds and eight assists in the victory. Pascal Siakam tallied 23 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Raptors in the losing effort. The Thunder improve to 8-16 on the season, while the Raptors fall to 11-14.