Sport DeMar DeRozan dazzles as Toronto Raptors earn narrow win over Brooklyn Nets

11:41  09 january  2018
11:41  09 january  2018 Source:   Press Association

NBA wrap: DeMar DeRozan explodes for 52 points in Raptors' win over Bucks

  NBA wrap: DeMar DeRozan explodes for 52 points in Raptors' win over Bucks The Raptors and Bucks exploded for 258 points in an overtime extravaganza.DeRozan shot 17 of 29 from the floor, 5 of 9 from 3-point range and he drained all 13 of his free-throw attempts. He scored 45 points against the 76ers in December, but he's been a bit inconsistent this season.

DeMar DeRozan poured in 35 points as the Toronto Raptors edged out the Brooklyn Nets 114-113 after overtime. Kyle Lowry added a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds as Toronto notched up their fifth successive win to close the gap on Eastern Conference leaders the Boston Celtics.

Following a key Christmas Day win over the Houston Rockets, the Thunder captured another victory over a playoff contender on Wednesday, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-107 Toronto Raptors . 2017-18 panini absolute demar derozan encased raptors SP free ship.

DeMar DeRozan led the Toronto Raptors to a fifth successive victory: Orlando Magic v Toronto Raptors - NBA Global Games - O2 Arena © PA ARCHIVE IMAGES Orlando Magic v Toronto Raptors - NBA Global Games - O2 Arena

DeMar DeRozan poured in 35 points as the Toronto Raptors edged out the Brooklyn Nets 114-113 after overtime.

Kyle Lowry added a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds as Toronto notched up their fifth successive win to close the gap on Eastern Conference leaders the Boston Celtics.

Western Conference pacesetters and defending NBA champions the Golden State Warriors are also on a five-game winning streak after beating the Denver Nuggets 124-114.

Steph Curry poured in 32 points for the Warriors while Denver's scoring was largely shared between Nikola Jokic (22 points), Gary Harris (22), Jamal Murray (21) and Trey Lyles (21).

DeMar DeRozan claims career-high 52 points to break Raptors record in Bucks win

  DeMar DeRozan claims career-high 52 points to break Raptors record in Bucks win DeMar DeRozan has broken the Raptors' record for most points in a game by a single player as Toronto started the new year with a 131-127 win over the Minnesota Bucks. Before him, former Toronto stars Vince Carter and Terrence Ross held the joint record with 51 points but DeRozan beat that by one on Monday night to also claim a career high of 52 points.It was not an easily-fought victory, however, as the Bucks forced the Raptors into overtime, but 26 points from Kyle Lowry also helped lift Toronto to their 12th home win in a row.

TORONTO (AP) DeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls by rallying for a wild In their 11-game winning streak over the Raptors , Chicago used 10 different starting lineups, before using an 11th different one on Tuesday. …

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LeBron James was limited to 10 points in his 27 minutes on court as the Cleveland Cavaliers - who have reached the NBA Finals for the last three years - slumped to their heaviest defeat of the season, going down 127-99 at the hands of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Houston Rockets, meanwhile, notched up double figures in three-pointers for a record 35th successive game, draining 20 of 54 attempts from beyond the arc in their 116-107 road win over the Chicago Bulls.

The Indiana Pacers had seven players score in double digits as they defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 109-96, while 31 points and 12 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge helped the San Antonio Spurs down the Sacramento Kings 107-100.

Also, Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo all recorded double-doubles as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Detroit Pistons 112-109, while the struggling Atlanta Hawks were beaten for the fourth successive game, losing 108-107 to the LA Clippers.

Steph Curry returns to inspire Golden State Warriors to narrow win over Toronto .
Steph Curry returned to the court after a two-game absence as the Golden State Warriors nearly gave up a lead to beat the Toronto Raptors 127-125. The Warriors held a 27-point lead at half-time but Toronto struck back after the interval - and outscored the visitors 36-19 in the fourth.Curry - who had 24 on the night - scored two free throws with two seconds left on the clock, as a Fred VanVleet jumper for the Raptors as time expired saw the game end 127-125.DeMar DeRozan top scored for the Raptors with 42.

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