Toronto 87, New York 90

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Officials - #70 Brent Barnaky, #18 Matt Boland, #24 Mike Callahan
Attendance - 20092

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 21 15 30 24 90
Toronto 28 19 28 12 87

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 14-15 7-7 7-8 W6
Toronto 9-21 4-9 5-12 L2

Recap


Jeremy Lin continued his sensational run, burying the game-winning 3-pointer with less than a second remaining as the New York Knicks stunned the host Toronto Raptors 90-87 on Tuesday night.

With the Knicks holding for the final possession of regulation, the unheralded Harvard graduate ran down the clock before pulling up at the 3-point line and knocking down the long-range jumper with 0.5 seconds left before a strangely jubilant Air Canada Centre crowd.

A large contingent of Chinese fans filled the arena to catch a glimpse of Lin, who led the Knicks to their sixth consecutive victory.

Lin finished with 27 points and 11 assists while overcoming a rash of costly turnovers to move New York to within a win of the .500 mark. The twice-waived point guard has averaged better than 27 points since being elevated to the No. 1 job in New York.

Amar'e Stoudemire added 21 points and nine rebounds in his return after missing time due to the death of his brother in a car accident.

Jose Calderon paced the Raptors 25 points – 13 coming in the third quarter. He added nine assists, seven rebounds and three steals in defeat.

With the Knicks trailing by nine late, Landry Fields, Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert hit consecutive jumpers to make it a four-point game. Lin then took over, driving to the hoop for a basket and accompanying foul shot to tie the score with 1:05 remaining.

Top Game Performances

New York   Toronto
Jeremy Lin 27 Scoring Jose Calderon 25
Jeremy Lin 11 Assists Jose Calderon 9
Tyson Chandler 9 Rebounds Linas Kleiza 11
Jeremy Lin 7 Free Throws Made DeMar DeRozan 4
Iman Shumpert 4 Steals Jose Calderon 3
Tyson Chandler 2 Blocks Amir Johnson 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 90 41.2 6-17 18-27 23 34 2 8 16
Toronto 87 50.7 4-15 9-15 22 40 11 11 19

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Raptors have a W/L % of .222 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Knicks have a W/L % of .643 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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