NBA: Raptors take down Spurs for 3rd straight win

 Toronto Raptors ahead Pascal Siakam (43) controls the ball as San Antonio Spurs ahead Keita Bates-Diop (31) defends throughout the third quarter at Scotiabank Area. Necessary Credit score: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports activities

Pascal Siakam had 37 factors, 10 rebounds and 7 assists and the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting San Antonio Spurs 112-98 Wednesday evening.

Chris Boucher added 18 factors and 11 rebounds off the bench for the Raptors, who’ve received three in a row.

The Spurs have misplaced 10 consecutive video games.

Fred VanVleet scored 16 factors for the Raptors. Gary Trent Jr. added 15 factors, Scottie Barnes contributed 10 factors and 9 rebounds, and Treasured Achiuwa had 10 factors.

Keldon Johnson scored 22 factors for San Antonio. Josh Richardson added 14 factors whereas Doug McDermott scored 13. Jakob Poeltl had 12 factors and Keita Bates-Diop chipped in with 10.

Toronto took a 13-point lead into the fourth quarter. Bates-Diop made a reverse layup to open the quarter however Toronto answered with 4 factors by Thaddeus Younger. Johnson’s layup minimize the result in 10 with 9:21 remaining. Siakam’s jumper bumped the result in 14 with 4:10 to play.

Siakam was 7-for-7 from the sphere and scored 18 factors to assist Toronto to a 34-24 lead after the primary quarter.

The Spurs opened the second quarter with a 7-1 spurt. Stanley Johnson’s steal arrange Malaki Branham’s jumper that gave San Antonio a two-point lead with 4:47 left. Toronto answered with eight straight factors. Richardson’s 3-pointer minimize Toronto’s result in one with 22.5 to play earlier than VanVleet’s layup accomplished the first-half scoring and gave Toronto a 57-54 lead.

Siakam had 20 factors as Toronto shot 51.1 % (24-for-47) within the first half.

Richardson and Bates-Diop every scored eight factors as San Antonio shot 43.8 % (21-for-48) within the first half.

Toronto opened the third quarter with six straight factors. Trent’s 3-pointer gave the Raptors a 73-60 lead with 7:32 remaining within the third. The lead reached 17 on two free throws by VanVleet with 4:44 left. Boucher’s layup gave Toronto an 86-68 lead with 3:40 to go. McDermott’s 3-pointer minimize the result in 14. Toronto led 88-75 after three quarters.

Jeremy Sochan (again) and Tre Jones (foot) didn’t play for San Antonio.

Toronto was with out O.G. Anunoby (wrist).

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