"Raptors" was the best player when J.Valanciunas was on the market. Lithuanian +/- was the best at Raptors – JV was 18 points higher than Knicks on Raptors Square.
J.Valančiūnas started the match on the back bench in the 21st minute, gaining 19 points (5/7 div., 1/1 tr., 6/10 baud.), Rebounding 10 balls, making a transfer, blocking a goal, 1 the ball took over and made a mistake.
The most impressive Toronto player was Pascalis Siakam, who only scored 23 points in a career record.
Nick Nurse became the first coach since 2004, who managed to win 12 of the first 13 league games. 14 years ago, it was a success for New Jersey Nets strategist Lawrence Frank.
Raptors hit 14 out of 3 in 35 (40%, Knicks – 6/22, 27%) in this match and even nine different players from Raptors, including J. Valancian, were hit remotely.
By the way, Raptors has won 11 of the last 12 matches.
Raptors: Pascal Siakam 23, Jonas Valanciunas 19, OG Anunoby 16, Kawhi Leonard, Serge Ibaka and Malachi Richardson after 12 years.
Knicks: Tim Hardaway Jr. 27, Enes Canter 15 (15), Mario Hezonia 13, Emmanuel Mudiay and Kevin Knox at 12.