Toronto 99, New Jersey 92

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, April 10, 2011 6:00 PM
Location - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #64 Eli Roe, #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 17755

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 22 20 20 30 92
Toronto 31 30 21 17 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 24-56 19-21 5-35 L3
Toronto 22-58 16-24 6-34 W1

Recap


DeMar DeRozan scored 14 of his 18 points in the first quarter as the Toronto Raptors jumped out early and held on for a 99-92 victory over the visiting New Jersey Nets on Sunday evening.
 
Jerryd Bayless netted a team-high 19 and the Raptors (22-58) shot just under 66 percent in the first half en route to snapping a three-game losing streak.

Brook Lopez continued his fine scoring with 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Nets (24-56), who have lost nine of 11. The center has 101 points in his last three games and 94 in his last three contests against Toronto.
 
DeRozan, who entered averaging 26.4 points in his last five games, had his mid-range shot going in the opening quarter, hitting 6 of 7 as the Raptors took a 31-22 lead into the second.
 
Toronto pushed the margin to 19 at the half, 61-42. New Jersey cut it to 12 in the third before the Raptors halted the run with seven straight points, and the Nets couldn’t get it under double digits until three minutes remained.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Toronto
Brook Lopez 35 Scoring Jerryd Bayless 19
Jordan Farmar 7 Assists James Johnson 6
Brook Lopez 11 Rebounds Reggie Evans 15
Brook Lopez 11 Free Throws Made Jerryd Bayless 8
Stephen Graham 2 Steals James Johnson 3
Dan Gadzuric 5 Blocks Ed Davis 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 92 38.6 2-13 22-27 16 31 8 11 10
Toronto 99 51.3 1-6 20-28 20 45 3 8 20

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Raptors have a W/L % of .238 after a win and .288 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Nets have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .268 after a loss.
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