NBA: summary of the clashes of October 30, including the duel Raptors – Pacers
INDIANAPOLIS – Scottie Barnes had 21 points and the Toronto Raptors posted a third straight win on Saturday, winning 97-94 over the tough Pacers in Indiana.
Drafted fourth this year, Barnes also posted 12 rebounds.
However, he appeared to injure his right hand late in the game.
X-rays were negative, but he could have injured his thumb, the Raptors said. The club will monitor the situation for a few days.
Reservist Svi Mykhailiuk scored 16 points, as did Fred VanVleet.
« I would say we are developing a yes chemistry (reservists), » Mykhailiuk said. No one plays selfishly. «
OG Anunoby provided 15 points, including three three-pointers.
Gary Trent and Montrealer Chris Boucher each added eight points.
Khem Birch, also of Montreal, notably made a dunk which gave an 89-84 cushion to the visitors, on an offensive rebound.
“The reservists have been exceptional,” said VanVleet. This is what we want, for several players to contribute.
“Svi, I knew he has talent (before he joined Toronto in August). I went through Wichita State, so I followed a lot what was going on with the University of Kansas (where the Ukrainian was playing). «
A long three-point shot from VanVleet brought the score to 92-84 in favor of the Raptors, with 1:42 on the clock.
Two Barnes free throws brought the score to 97-94, then Domantas Sabonis missed the mark in the Pacers’ last hope shot.
“In the second half we did a good job of playing tough while avoiding fouls,” said Raptors coach Nick Nurse.
The Raptors’ overseas stay will continue Monday and Wednesday, in New York and Washington.
Sabonis collected 22 points for the Pacers, beaten for the fourth time in a row.
Celtics 112 – Wizards 115
BOS: Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 15 rebounds
WAS: Bradley Beal got 36 points
Magic 103 – Pistons 110
ENT: Jalen Suggs scored a total of 10 points
DET: Jerami Grant finished the game with 22 points
Knicks 123 – Pelicans 117
NYK: RJ Barrett stood out with 35 points
NOP: a brace of 27 points and 14 rebounds from Jonas Valanciunas
Hawks 94 – 76ers 122
ATL: Trae Young had 13 points and 10 assists
PHI: Tobias Harris recorded 22 points and 11 rebounds
Jazz 99 – Bulls 107
UTA: Rudy Gobert won under the basket with 17 points and 19 rebounds
CHI: Zach LaVine scored 26 points
Heat 129 – Grizzlies 103
MIA: Jimmy Butler had 27 points and seven assists
MEM: Ja Morant and De’Anthony Melton got 20 points each
Spurs 102 – Bucks 93
SAS: Dejounte Murray stood out with 23 points and nine assists
MIL: Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 13 rebounds
Thunder 82 – Warriors 103
OKC: Luguentz Dort collected 14 points
GSW: Stephen Curry made six downtown baskets
Nuggets 93 – Timberwolves 91
DEN: Performance worthy of the « MVP » for Nikola Jokic with 26 points, 19 rebounds and seven assists
MIN: Anthony Edward, Karl-Anthony Towns and DeAngelo Russell all scored 14 points
Cavaliers 92 – Suns 101
CLE: Cedi Osman led his own with 20 points
PHO: 27 points for Devin Booker. Double 16 points and 10 assists for Chris Paul