Cavaliers vs. Raptors: Score, Highlights and Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

October 28th, 2016 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »

In a rematch of the 2016 Eastern Conference Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors 94-91 in Air Canada Centre on Friday night. 

Kyrie Irving's three-pointer with 44.3 seconds left proved to be the game-winner, as he led the Cavaliers with 26 points. LeBron James added 21 points and seven assists on the night, though he wasn't as prevalent of an offensive force as he normally is.

Toronto was led by DeMar DeRozan, who poured in 32 points to follow up a 40-point opening-night performance. Center Jonas Valanciunas came up with his second straight double-double of the season, putting up 10 points and 17 rebounds.

Kevin Love poured in eight of his 18 points in the first quarter to pace the Cavaliers early, showing off his mid-range game against a stout Raptors defense, via the NBA:

They were also getting help from the three-point ball, starting the game 4-of-7 from deep. 

But the Raptors used a three-headed scoring attack of DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and DeMarre Carroll to stay close as they combined for 25 of Toronto's first 33 points. 

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