Toronto Raptors 128 Memphis Grizzlies 113
Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet combined for 64 points to push the Raptors past the Grizzlies on Monday night.
After a tough game against the Hawks on Saturday, Toronto came out firing on all cylinders against Memphis.
Toronto shot 54 per cent from the field and from three as they exploded offensively.
The Raptors once again lived and died by the three as Memphis out rebounded and out scored the Raptors in the paint.
Hitting twenty of thirty threes in the game Toronto was able to pull out a big win.
The Raptors continued their fourth quarter dominance holding the Grizzlies to just 16 points in the fourth.
Fred VanVleet and Pascal Siakam led the way for the Raptors scoring 32 points a piece.
Toronto’s starters were forced to carry serious minutes once again as VanVleet, Siakam, and Powell all played more than 35 minutes.
All-star guard Kyle Lowry played just eight minutes on Monday night as he went into the contest nursing a tight back.
Former Raptors Jonas Valanciunas led the way for the Grizzlies, scoring 27 points while adding 20 rebounds.
Canandian Dillion Brooks scored 22 points for the Grizzlies as well.
With the win the Raptors are now 11-13 on the season.
Sitting one gave above the Knicks for the 8th seed in the eastern conference.
Toronto will look to build on its win over the Grizzlies when they take on the Wizards on Tuesday night.
Tip off is set for 7pm EST.