Jonas Valanciunas led the best way with 18 issues and 10 rebounds because the Toronto Raptors thumped the struggling New York Knicks 113-88 on Thursday night time at Air Canada Centre.
Serge Ibaka chipped in 13 issues and 8 rebounds. Pascall Siakam added 14 issues, 5 rebounds and 6 assists and Jakob Poeltl had 13 issues off the bench. Toronto’s 2d unit out-scored New York’s bench 61-35.
The Raptors (38-16) have now gained 4 instantly and 6 of 7 general. The depleted Knicks (23-33) have misplaced 5 instantly and 8 in their previous 10.
Michael Beasley led the Knicks with 21 issues and 7 rebounds whilst Trey Burke added 12 issues and 3 assists off the bench.
New York was once enjoying with out Kristaps Porzingis for the primary time on Thursday. The Knicks ahead suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament on Tuesday and is finished for the season. New York was once additionally with out guard Ron Baker (proper shoulder surgical treatment) and middle Enes Kanter (oral surgical treatment).
Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan mixed for 14 issues on four for 21 capturing from the sphere.
The Raptors bench used an early 10-2 surge to push their result in 23 with 7:43 to play within the fourth, and cruised the remainder of tips on how to earn their 23rd house win of the season.
Toronto led 82-66 after 3 quarters.
Valanciunas had 11 issues and 5 rebounds as Toronto led 52-41 on the wreck. Beasley led all Knicks scorers with 13 issues and 3 rebounds.
The Raptors led by way of up to 13 with 6:11 to play within the part due to seven issues every from Poeltl and Siakam off the bench.
The Raptors led by way of 5, 23-18, after one quarter in spite of capturing simply 33 in step with cent from the sphere.
Valanciunas led the best way with 8 issues and 4 rebounds whilst Tim Hardaway Jr., and Beasley every had 4 for the Knicks.