Raptors get first win of season, in lopsided victory over The Knicks

Andrew Owen
BarnBurner Sports Writer

@98mustang1234

Thursday, December 31, 2020


Final Score: 100-83

The Toronto Raptors beat The New York Knicks 100-83. Fred VanVleet led the team on scoring with 25 points along with 5 rebounds and 7 assists, on 9/19 from the field. Kyle Lowry chipped in with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists, on 6/12 shooting. Norman Powell added 17 points off the bench, along with 4 rebounds and an assist, on 7/13 shooting. 

Julius Randle led the way for The Knicks, with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists, on 5/12 shooting. Kevin Knox also added 16 points with 6 rebounds and an assist, on 5/14 shooting. Elfred Payton also added 14 points, along with 3 rebounds and 4 assists on 7/12 shooting in the loss. 

For the Raptors this is there first win of the season, as they move to 1-3 on the year, while The Knicks move to 2-3 to end off 2020. 

The Raptors outrebounded The Knicks 53-48. Both teams ended the game with 21 assists. 

The Raptors ended the game with 16 turnovers, compared to The Knicks 15 turnovers. The Raptors shot 41% from the field, while The Knicks shot 36% from the field. 

 

The Raptors next game will be on Saturday January 2nd at 7:30pm EST/ 4:30pm CST.