Toronto Raptors 111 Portland Trail Blazers 112
A great Raptors performanced was spoiled once again as the Raptors failed to score in the die seconds to win.
This is the second game in a row that Toronto has lost by one point.
With just seconds remaining against the Blazers on Monday night Toronto fell short.
The Raptors looked to Pascal Siakam for a game winner once again but he could not deliver.
In Pascals best performance of the young season he was unable to play the role of hero for Toronto.
Siakam missed a turn around hook with just seconds left as Toronto fell to the Blazers.
The Raptors played well throughout holding the Blazers to just 33% shooting from three.
Toronto also kept the bigs of Portland off the boards as the two teams had 46 rebounds a piece on the night.
Unfortunately for Toronto this game came down to one play and the Raptors could not convert.
Siakam led the charge posting the first triple double of his career.
Finishing with 22 points 10 assists and 13 rebounds.
Toronto also got 20 points off the bench from Chris Boucher on Monday night.
With the loss Toronto falls into a tie for last place in the eastern conference with the Detroit Pistons.
Toronto struggled to contain the Blazers star back court on Monday night.
CJ McCollum led the way for the Blazers finishing with 30 points while Damian Lillard finished with 23 points.
With a record of 2-8 on the season it is looking like Toronto will soon be destined for lottery pick in this years NBA draft.
Toronto will now head back to Tampa where they will play two games against the Charlotte Hornets.
The two teams will clash on Thursday night at 7:30pm EST.