NBA Champions Toronto Raptors beat Indiana Pacers 115-106 and now extend their winning streak to 14 games beating the Pacers for the second time in just 3 days.
The Toronto Raptors are currently second on the Eastern Conference table after their 115-106 win over the Pacers.
Serge Ibaka led the Raptors with a double-double scoring 22 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists during the game.
“We’re just trying to be us,” Sege Ibaka said after the game.
“There’s a lot of tough teams out there, we’re just trying to focus on us and trying to do our job.”
Fred VanVleet followed up for the Raptors scoring 20 points, 3 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Kyle Lowry was able to post a double-double of his own scoring 16 points, 1 rebound and 11 assists before having to leave the court due to whiplash injury.
According to Nick Nurse, the Raptor’s coach, Lowry may have to miss the NBA champions game against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday as he tends to his injury.
The Raptors have been on an impressive 14 game winning streak with their last defeat coming on 13 January when they lost by 1 point to San Antonio Spurs
The Indiana Pacers were able to take advantage of Kyle Lowry’s absence as they went on to close the Raptor’s lead.
Domantas Sabonis took charge for the Pacers with a double-double scoring 19 points, 16 rebounds and 3 assists followed by Malcolm Brogdon who scored 16 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists.
This is the Pacers’ fourth straight loss as they find themselves 6th on the Eastern Conference table going 31-21.