Toronto Raptors

A career-high 23 points from Pascal Siakam leads Raptors past Knicks

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Raptors vs. Knicks (NBA Canada Illustrations)

The Toronto Raptors defeated the New York Knicks behind a career-high 23 points from Pascal Siakam.

The Raptors advance to 12-1 on the season and 7-0 at home and they're now riding a six game win-streak!

If you missed any of today's action, we had you covered with live updates, highlights and stats from another convincing victory.

Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks

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Final: Raptors 128, Knicks 112

5:18 p.m. - And that's the final buzzer! The Raptors defeat the Knicks 128-112 to advance to 12-1 on the season. Big games from Pascal Siakam (23p, 3r) and Jonas Valanciunas (19p, 10r) have given Toronto their sixth consecutive win.

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5:14 p.m. - A JV three! The Raptors have this one all but wrapped up leading 126-105 with 1:34 remaining in the game.

5:07 p.m. - The Knicks aren't going away but the Raptors continue to respond. Jonas Valanciunas feeds a cutting Fred VanVleet, followed by a CJ Miles three to give the Raptors a 21-point lead 122-101 with three and a half minutes left in the game.

VanVleet also had this beautiful bounce pass to OG Anunoby for a three earlier in the quarter:

End of 3rd quarter: Raptors 100, Knicks 82

4:48 p.m. - Another dominant quarter for the Raptors, this time scoring 36 points to New York's 29. They lead by 18.

Pascal Siakam continues to impress for Toronto. He's up to career-high 23 points on - wait for it - seven shot attempts! He's 3-for-4 from the 3-point line and 8-for-9 from the free throw line.

4:41 p.m. - Back-to-back triples for the Raptors - one by Kyle Lowry, the other by Pascal Siakam - has their lead up to 16.

4:33 p.m. - The Raptors are back in control. Led by Serge Ibaka, who is up to seven points in the quarter, Toronto's lead is now 83-73 with 5:45 to go in the third.

4:25 p.m. - That was quick! The Knicks start the quarter on a 12-4 run, shooting a perfect 5-for-5 from the field. Toronto's lead is down to three points.

End of 2nd quarter: Raptors 64, Knicks 53

4:10 p.m. - A 39-point second quarter has the Raptors up 64-53 at the half.

OG Anunoby and Delon Wright are leading the way for Toronto with a combined 21 points on 9-for-10 shooting. It was a quiet first half for Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard, but they scored nine points in the final minute of the second quarter.

Tim Hardaway Jr., meanwhile, has 19 points on 8-for-12 shooting for the Knicks. His most impressive bucket? Whatever we're calling this move:

3:54 p.m. - Here's the story of the game so far for the Raptors:

3:47 p.m. - OG Anunoby is giving the Raptors a huge boost off the bench. He's up to 11 points already on 5-for-6 shooting from the field.

Anunoby will go to the free throw line after the timeout with an opportunity to extend Toronto's lead to six points.

3:45 p.m. - The sloppy play continues. The Raptors now have nine turnovers, leading to eight Knicks points.

Fortunately for the Raptors, they lead 37-36 with just over seven minutes to go until halftime.

End of 1st quarter: Raptors 25, Knicks 25

3:35 p.m. - Well, that could've been a whole lot better and a whole lot worse.

Despite missing 11 of their 19 field goal attempts and turning the ball over six times, the Raptors and Knicks are tied at 25 after one.

Danny Green and Pascal Siakam are Toronto's leading scorers with six points each. Fred VanVleet and Delon Wright helped the Raptors close the quarter on a 5-0 run.

3:30 p.m. - The Raptors will have to keep the Knicks off the glass to win this one.

New York already has seven offensive rebounds. Enes Kanter, Mitchell Robinson and Emmanuel Mudiay each have two.

3:23 p.m. - Danny Green drains his second triple to cut the Knicks lead to one. He's shooting 2-for-4 from the field. The other starters? 0-for-5.

3:18 p.m. - Rough start for the Raptors. They've missed six of their first seven shots and have committed four turnovers, two of which have come from Kawhi Leonard.

Toronto trails 8-5 at the midpoint of the first quarter.

3:10 p.m - It's game time. Let's go!

Pregame

2:49 p.m. - Starting for the Knicks: Frank Ntilikina, Tim Hardaway Jr., Damyean Dotson, Noah Vonleh and Mitchell Robinson.

2:31 p.m. - Starting for the Raptors: Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka.

Everyone is available for Toronto except for Norman Powell, who is out indefinitely with a "subluxation of the left shoulder."

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