The Toronto Raptors played the second game of their six game road trip on Friday night against the Sacramento Kings in California. It was a late start for Raptors fans in Toronto with the time zone difference resulting in a 10pm start.
This was the 3rd game since the Raptors new players RJ Barrett and Immanuel Quickley joined the team. These two new players have made an immediate impact with Immanuel Quickley coming off a 26 point game in Memphis on Wednesday and RJ Barrett averaging 16.5 points and 8 rebounds since joining the team.
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After being down by more than 20 points the Raptors fought to bring the game back to within 3 points. Unfortunately the sharp shooting of De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis’ triple-double was to much for the Raptors to overcome. At the end of regulation the Toronto Raptors fell to the Sacramento Kings with a score of 130 – 135.
The Raptors now have 14 wins and 21 loses this season and sit in 12th place in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.
The top scorers for the Toronto Raptors was Immanuel Quickley and Scottie Barnes both scoring 20 points each. Pascal Siakam finished with 18 points, 9 assists and Dennis Schroder finished with 18 points off the bench.
Next Up for the Toronto Raptors is the Golden State Warriors. The game take place on Sunday January 7th in Oakland California with tip-off scheduled for 8:30pm (EST).