Raptors win sixth straight at home, beat Thunder 128-111
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 25 points and 14 rebounds to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-111 on Thursday night, extending their season-high home winning streak to six.
Jakob Poeltl had his third straight double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Raptors. Gary Trent Jr. added 23 points and Fred VanVleet and Scottie Barnes each had 19.
O.G. Anunoby scored 17 points for Toronto as all five Raptors starters reached double figures.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 29 points and Jalen Williams had 15 for the Thunder, who came in having won three straight and six of seven. Oklahoma City is 13-21 on the road.
Josh Giddey scored 13 points, Tre Mann and Isaiah Joe each had 12 and Luguentz Dort scored 10 points for the Thunder.
Toronto shot 6 for 12 at the free throw line in the first half but closed the quarter with a 10-2 run to lead 29-28 after one.
Anunoby and Trent each scored 10 points in the second but Gilgeous-Alexander replied with 13 to keep the Thunder close. Toronto led 64-59 at halftime and took a 93-87 lead to the fourth.
Thunder: Dort shot 2 for 11, going 1 for 6 from 3-point range, but led Oklahoma City with eight rebounds and five assists. … F Jaylin William shot 2 for 7 and scored five points. … The Thunder made 13 turnovers, leading to 19 points for Toronto.
Raptors: Siakam had eight assists. … Toronto didn’t shoot a free throw in the second quarter. … Improved to 19-3 at home when leading after three quarters.
Brandon Schwab joined the officiating crew in place of Brandon Adair, who missed the game because of a non-COVID illness.
UP NEXT Thunder: Host Phoenix on Sunday. Raptors: Host Minnesota on Saturday. ___ AP NBA: https://apnews.com/hub/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Ian Harrison, The Associated Press