New York Knicks defeat the Toronto Raptors

The New York Knicks have defeated the Toronto Raptors one hundred and two to ninety-six. The victory gives the Knicks a two-game winning streak. The New York Knicks got off to a hot start out scoring the Raptors twenty-seven to sixteen in the first quarter. However, the Raptors poured in thirty-four points in the third quarter while the New York Knicks could only muster twenty-two points in the third quarter. The Knickerbockers were able to withstand the Raptors outburst and ultimately seal the victory. As a result of this victory the New York Knicks climbed back to five hundred on the season. In fact the Knicks are now twenty-seven and twenty-seven on the season which is good enough for the eight seed in the eastern conference.

Gary Trent JR and Kyle Lowry

Gary Trent JR is fresh off a forty-four-point performance against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Trent Jr who is the son of former NBA player Gary Trent gave the Knicks a scare tonight. Gary’s hot shooting kept the Raptors in the game. Trent JR had a team high twenty- three points for the Raptors. In addition Kyle Lowery also had a solid game putting up nineteen points seven rebounds and six assists. With the loss the Raptors are now twenty-one and thirty-two on the season which leaves them as the eleventh seed in the eastern conference.

RJ Barrett and Julius Randle

RJ continued his hot shooting from three shooting three for six from the three-point line. Barrett scored nineteen points and had five assists and two steals. RJ sealed the game for the New York Knicks with a three with thirty-four seconds remaining on the clock. Another clutch performance from RJ after Anthony Edwards comments.  Equally as important was Randel’s strong performance. Randle scored a game high twenty-six points to go along with eight rebounds and five assists.

RAIN DELAY

In a rare occurrence the Knicks and Raptors game was delayed for eleven minutes due to rain. The Worlds Most Famous Arena had a leak. As a result of the delay the Raptors went on scoring outburst that the New York Knicks nearly never recovered from.

Coming up next

Next up on Monday April 12th the New York Knicks will host the Los Angles Lakers. The Lakers are sitting in the fifth seed in the Western Conference with a thirty-three and twenty record.

After that Lakers game the Knicks will head to New Orleans to play the Pelicans on Wednesday April eighteenth. The Pelicans are currently twenty-four and twenty-nine which is good enough for the eleventh seed in the Western Conference.

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