Now, that's how you bounce back from an ugly loss against the Boston Celtics. The Raptors continued to play impressive basketball and pulled out a big win against Kevin Love and a tough Western conference squad. The Raps move to two games over .500 and are 20-18 on the season, here are the numbers:
Numbers don't lie, check the scoreboard:
6 Number of threes made by Kyle Lowry, 6-9 from deep, 7-12 from the field for a total of 24 points. He even got a few MVP chants tonight.
18 Number of times the Raptors have beaten the Wolves in 19 meetings
15 Lowest total points allowed in the first quarter by the Raptors this season
6 Sixth straight home win for the Raptors
26 We've been preaching about these team assists on the podcast, and the Raptors had 26 dimes on the night
17% Wolves shot 17% from three point range , 0/6 from three at the half, 3/18 for the game
56 The Wolves dominted the Raptors in the paint, 56-30
400 Number of military members in attendance for Canadian Forces night at the ACC
7 Seventh straight missed game for Psycho T (ankle).
1 After nailing a big three to seal the game...one Kyle Lowry staredown.
Pound The Rock Star: Kyle Lowry - 24 pts, 5 reb, 6 ast, 6/9 3pt, 7/12 FG
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