After their record comeback against the Dallas Mavericks, the Toronto Raptors 5 game winning streak was brought to an end as Pacers went on to win 120-115 in Monday’s game.
T.J. Warren and Myles Turner led the score sheet for the Pacers each ending the game with 24 points with Warren getting 8 rebounds and 6 assists whilst Turner posted 7 rebounds and 1 assist.
The star of the night, however, was Aaron Holiday who got his chance to feature in the starting line up replacing injured Malcolm Brogdon.
Holiday finished the game with 19 points, 1 rebound, and 10 assists but played a crucial part in the Pacers win as he put away three-pointers in overtime.
Toronto Raptors found themselves having to pull off another comeback as the Pacers led by 15 points but were unable to pull this off.
Kyle Lowry led the scoresheet for the Raptors with 30 points, 6 rebounds, and 9 assists.
The Pacers dominated in three-pointers score 18/42 (42.9%) against the Raptors 11/40 (27.5%).
Aaron Holiday said the following in his post-game interview:
“It’s a big win for us,”
“It’s fun playing with emotion, especially in big games.”
The teams played it tight throughout the game with no clear winner in sight right up until overtime.
Kyle Lowry gave commended his teammates on their efforts acknowledging that they let the gam ego right at the end as he came out to say the following:
“We gutted it out, we played our butts off and gave ourselves a chance to win at the end,”
“Unfortunately, we came up short.”