NBL champs shamed in Raptors thrashing

The Raptors, in a latest diversion of a NBL-NBA muster series, dejected United 120-82 in Toronto on Friday (Saturday AEST).

United collapsed in a third quarter.

Kawhi Leonard (L) and Danny Green of a Toronto Raptors. Leonard sat out a game. Picture: AFPSource:AFP


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They shot usually 35 per cent from a margin for a diversion and 15 per cent from behind a 3 indicate line.

The NBL patrol trailed by usually one indicate mid by a second entertain though a Raptors found another gear, went on a 21-8 run and entered halftime adult 57-39.

United had no answer in a second half, with a Raptors outscoring a Australians 44-19 to take a 101-58 lead during a finish of a third quarter.

Chris Goulding was one of a resplendent lights for United. Picture: Getty

Chris Goulding was one of a resplendent lights for United. Picture: GettySource:AFP

The Raptors relied on 208cm high brazen Serge Ibaka, 213cm centre Jonas Valanciunas and a impassioned Norman Powell, who had 21 points joining with 8 of his 11 margin goals before limping off a justice after pang a thigh hash in a collision with United ensure Chris Goulding.

Powell’s damage led to justice time for a Raptors’ Australian rookie Deng Adel, who’s fighting for a place on a roster.

Deng Adel got some mins for a Raptors in a fourth quarter: Picture: GettySource:AFP

Adel showed off his skills with honeyed moves and 13 points, descending all 5 margin idea attempts in 16 mins on a court.

Goulding had 17 points though strike usually dual of 8 three-point attempts.

The diversion wraps adult United’s North American tour.

They showed some-more insurgency final week in descending to Ben Simmons’ Philadelphia 76ers 104-84.

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