Toronto 102, New Orleans 89

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, February 10, 2013 6:00 PM
Location - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #19 James Capers, #75 Eric Dalen
Attendance - 17177

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 21 26 19 23 89
Toronto 32 18 19 33 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 17-34 8-15 9-19 L1
Toronto 19-32 13-13 6-19 W2

Recap

Raptors 102, Hornets 89: John Lucas scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and hit all five of his 3-point attempts as host Toronto beat New Orleans for a fourth straight time.

Rudy Gay scored a game-high 20 points, Kyle Lowry added 14 and 10 assists and Amir Johnson scored 14 for the Raptors, who earned a second consecutive win.

Robin Lopez scored 19 points for the Hornets while point guard Greivis Vasquez followed up his first career triple-double with 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists. No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis struggled to two points on 1-of-6 shooting.

After Brian Roberts completed a three-point play to cut the Raptors’ lead to 73-71 with 10:06 left, Toronto responded with a 10-3 run to surge back ahead. Lucas did the bulk of the damage, hitting consecutive jumpers before closing the spurt with a 3-pointer to give the Raptors an 84-74 edge with 7:28 minutes remaining.

Lucas hit his fifth 3-pointer minutes later as the lead swelled to 89-76. The Hornets would only get within 13 points the rest of the way.

Game Notebook: Raptors C Andrea Bargnani was not in uniform because of flu-like symptoms. … Toronto C Jonas Valanciunas recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds in the triumph. … The Hornets failed in their bid to win a third straight game.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Toronto
Robin Lopez 19 Scoring Rudy Gay 20
Greivis Vasquez 6 Assists Kyle Lowry 10
Greivis Vasquez 7 Rebounds Jonas Valanciunas 10
Robin Lopez 5 Free Throws Made Rudy Gay 4
Greivis Vasquez 2 Steals Alan Anderson 3
Anthony Davis 2 Blocks Jonas Valanciunas 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 89 50.0 5-12 16-25 16 33 7 3 17
Toronto 102 51.3 8-16 14-18 24 39 4 7 13

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Denver. The Raptors have a W/L % of .421 after a win and .344 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Detroit . The Hornets have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.