Raptors start of western conference road trip with a commanding 144-123 win.

Andrew Owen
BarnBurner Sports Writer

@98mustang1234

Saturday, January 9, 2021


Final Score: 114-123

The Toronto Raptors beat The Sacramento Kings 144-123. 

Fred VanVleet scored a team high 34 points, along with 3 rebounds and 7 assists, while going 13/22 from the field. Chris Boucher got a double double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists. Norman Powell also got 22 points and 2 rebounds on 6-8 shooting from the field in the win. Pascal Siakam also had a near triple double in this one, putting up 17 points, 9 rebounds and 11 assists in the win.  

Harrison Barnes led in scoring for The Kings putting up 21 points 4 rebounds and 8 assists, on 6-8 shooting. Marvin Bagley put up 15 points, along with 4 rebounds and 2 assists, on 6/9 shooting from the field. Buddy Hield struggled in this one, putting up 15 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists, on a poor 6/14 from the field. 

The Toronto Raptors out rebounded The Sacramento Kings 44-26. 

The Raptors and The Kings both turned the ball over 11 times. 

The Raptors shot 58% from the field, while The Kings shot 57% from the field. 

The Raptors next game will be tomorrow night when they play The Golden State Warriors. That game will be played at 8:30pm EST/ 5:30pm CST.