Toronto Raptors

Raptors vs. Pacers: Raptors hang on to edge Pacers on the road to win third-straight game

The Toronto Raptors make it three wins in a row to move. to4-3 on the season.

in a back-and-forth battle that featured 11 ties and 13 lead changes, they pulled away in the fourth quarter to secure a 97-94 win over the Indiana Pacers, their second over the Pacers in the space of four days.

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Rookie Scottie Barnes led the way with another impressive performance, recording 21 points and 12 rebounds, his second double-double of the season and seventh game in double-figure scoring.

Svi Mykhailiuk and Fred VanVleet added 16 points apiece, while Domantas Sabonis led the Pacers with 22 points, 14 rebounds, two assists and three steals.

NBA.com has you covered with all the live updates, highlights, scores and stats from tonight's game as it happened.

Raptors vs. Pacers score

1 2 3 4 Total
Raptors 22 24 21 30 97
Pacers 25 22 19 28 94

Raptors vs. Pacers live updates, highlights

FINAL: Raptors 97, Pacers 94

9:48 p.m. - Sabonis' triple to tie it is off and the Raptors hang on to win!

9:47 p.m. - Ice cold from Scottie Barnes, who buries two free throws in the final seconds to put the Raptors in front 97-94.

9:42 p.m - VanVleet connects from way downtown to give the Raptors their biggest lead of the night at 92-84!

9:37 p.m. - It's been a quiet night for Gary Trent Jr. who hadn't scored since the first quarter, but he goes on a quick personal 5-0 run to give the Raps an 87-81 lead.

9:35 p.m. - Myles Turner is having a field day at the rim! He's now got a season-high 5 blocks.

9:30 p.m. - Here comes Scottie Barnes! The rookie attacks the rim for his second bucket of the fourth quarter. he's got 17 points and 10 rebounds

9:28 p.m. - The Raptors can't keep Sabonis off the glass. he hauls in his 14th of the game.

9:24 p.m - After the Raptors take a seven-point lead - their largest of the game - Duarte responds with a triple to stop the run.

End of third quarter: Raptors 67, Pacers 66

9:18 p.m. - Chris Boucher drains the triple to give the Raptors a one-point lead heading into the fourth.

9:17 p.m. - Chris Duarte checks back into the game and comes up with a pair of dimes. He's matched his season-high and career-high with five assists.

9:15 p.m. - Khem Birch gets the bucket to go and converts the and-1 play to give the Raptors a 63-61 lead.

9:10 p.m. - OG Anunoby's off-the-dribble game has come a long way. He dances on Sabonis and buries the triple.

9:06 p.m. - Chris Duarte bangs knees with OG Anunoby and heads to the bench.

9:00 p.m. - Scottie Barnes gets the bucket to make it 10 points on the night. He's been in double figures in all seven games this season.

8:58 p.m. - The Raptors did a great job keeping the Pacers out of the paint in the first half, but Sabonis has come alive early in the third. He's got five offensive rebounds as the Pacers take advantage of some second-chance opportunities.

8:53 p.m. - Myles Turner playing volleyball out here! He's got three blocks on the night, sending Scottie Barnes' shot away.

Halftime: Pacers 47, Raptors 46

8:39 p.m. - A low-scoring first half sees the Pacers take a one-point lead into the break. Domantas Sabonis and Caris LeVert lead the way with 15 points apiece. Mykhailiuk has a team-high 11 for the Raptors - all coming in the second quarter.

8:32 p.m. - The LeVert x Sabonis connection is in full swing.

8:29 p.m. - Mykhailiuk is taking over the quarter for the Raptors. He attacks the rim and throws down the JAM. Make that 11 points in nine minutes.

8:22 p.m. - OK Svi Mykhailiuk! Take it to the tin. He's got nine points in the quarter.

8:18 p.m. - Goga Bitadze is called for a foul on Boucher at the rim. Rick Carlisle challenges and wins it. Jump ball.

End of first quarter: Pacers 25, Raptors 22

8:08 p.m - The Pacers take a three-point lead at the end of the first, led by nine points from LeVert. VanVleet leads the Raptors with seven.

8:03 p.m. - Scottie Barnes grabs the rebound and takes off down the floor to set up a Banton jumper. The rookie's ability to get the ball and go is already at an elite level.

7:56 p.m. - Oshae Brissett checks into the game for the Pacers to make it five Canadians on the floor at the same time!

7:54 p.m. - LeVert heads to the bench and the Raptors go with a jumbo lineup as Chris Boucher, Khem Birch and Dalano Banton check into the game

7:53 p.m. - OG gets the steal and SLAM!

7:52 p.m. - Make that three straight buckets for Fred VanVleet, who converts the and-1 to give the Raptors their first lead of the game at 16-15

7:50 p.m. - Scottie Barnes switches onto LeVert to try and cool down the Pacers wing.

7:45 p.m. - LeVert is off to a flying start! He drills a three and gets consecutive layups. He's now got nine of the Pacers' first 13 points.

7:44 p.m. - Duarte with the active hands, gets the steal and triggers a 3-on-1 fastbreak to give LeVert his first bucket of the season.

7:43 p.m. - Anunoby spins into the lane for his first points of the game.

7:42 p.m. - Chris Duarte finishes the lob and we're underway in Indy.

Pregame

The Raptors will start with Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr., Scottie Barnes, OG Anunoby and Precious Achiuwa.

The Pacers will start with TJ McConnell, Caris LeVert, Chris Duarte, Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis

Caris LeVert is back!

Rookie Scottie Barnes was in scorching form in their last game against the Magic. Check the tape:

What channel is Raptors vs. Pacers on?

  • TV channel: SN One (Canada), Bally Sports Indiana and NBA League Pass (USA)
  • Radio: TSN Radio 1050

Raptors vs. Pacers will air on Sportsnet One in Canada with Matt Devlin and former Raptor Alvin Williams on the call. The game will air on Bally Sports Indiana in the Pacers' local market and NBA League Pass outside of Indiana's local market in the U.S.

What time does Raptors vs. Pacers start?

  • Date: Saturday , Oct. 30
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET | 4:30 p.m. PT

Raptors vs. Pacers is scheduled to tip just after at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 30. The game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

Is Pascal Siakam playing vs. Pacers?

Injury Report: 10/30/21 6:30 PM (ET)

The latest injury report has Pascal Siakam listed as out for the Raptors game against the Pacers on Saturday. Siakam has yet to appear in a game this season but he is working out with the Raptors 905 in anticipation of a return to the lineup.

Injury Report: Raptors vs. Pacers - Oct. 30, 2021
Team Player Name Current Status Reason
Toronto Raptors Pascal Siakam Out Injury/Illness - Left shoulder; Injury recovery
Yuta Watanabe Out Injury/Illness - Left calf; Strain
Indiana Pacers Malcolm Brogdon Out Left Hamstring
Isaiah Jackson Out Left Knee Injury (Hyperextension)
TJ Warren Out Left Navicular fracture
Kelan Martin Out Left Hamstring

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