Toronto Raptors 100 Boston Celtics 122
The Raptors lost their first game in the NBA bubble Friday night against the Celtics.
Toronto lost by 22 points at the hands of the Celtics.
The Raptors offence went dormant on Friday night as the Celtics length and athleticism bothered the Raps all game long.
Torontos defence was able to keep them in the game but Bostons offence was firing on all cylinders on Friday night.
Jaylen Brown led the way for Boston pouring in 20 points and 6 rebounds.
The Celtics young star Jason Tatum also added 18 points and 7 rebounds on Friday night.
Toronto’s leading scorer was Fred VanVleet who scored 13 points on just 4 of 14 shooting.
Boston put up 122 points against the Raptors on Friday night the largest total any team has scored against Toronto in the bubble thus far.
The Celtics shot a blazing forty-nine percent from the floor against Toronto.
Boston also held the Raptors to just twenty-six percent from behind the arc which was the difference in the game.
Toronto was clearly bothered by the Celtics length on the perimeter.
The Raptors back court pairing of Lowry and VanVleet gives up a lot of size when they take on a team like Boston whose guards are athletic and long.
Toronto is now 3-1 inside the NBA bubble and are cemented as the second seed in the Eastern conference when the playoffs begin.
The Raptors next game is against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.
Tip off is set for 2pm EST.