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Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks: Live updates, box score, highlights and more

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Fred VanVleet, Dennis Smith Jr., Rondae Hollis-Jefferson [NBA Getty Images]

The Toronto Raptors handled the New York Knicks 126-98 to advance to a perfect 8-0 at home.

This is the best start at home in franchise history and they have now won 33-consecutive home games against teams in their division, setting an NBA record.

Pascal Siakam led the way with 31 points, eight rebounds and two assists while OG Anunoby's first-career double-double of 13 points and 12 assists helped earn the victory.

R.J. Barrett went for 15 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals in his first game back in his home country.

If you missed any of the action, we had you covered with live updates, highlights and more we have you covered below.

Final: Toronto Raptors 126, New York Knicks 98

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The Raptors closed out this one with a decisive victory behind a big game from Pascal Siakam. Toronto tied a franchise-record with 21 made 3-pointers and they held the Knicks to shooting 37.5% from the field and 29.3% from beyond the arc.

The Raptors have emptied their bench leading 107-79 with under six minutes to go. Chris Boucher has a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds and has also chipped in four assists. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is up to 12 points to go with four rebounds while Terence Davis has 12 points, four rebounds and three assists.

End of third quarter: Raptors 89, Knicks 69

Toronto continued to dominate in the third quarter and they're locking down on the defensive end. The Knicks are shooting just 34.3% from the field and 27.3% from 3-point range while also committing 13 turnovers.

Pascal Siakam has 31 points, eight rebounds, two assists and a steal while scoring efficiently from the field shooting 54.5%. OG Anunoby now has the first double-double of his career with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

The Raptors lead by 20, 85-65, with 2:21 to go in the quarter. Pascal Siakam continues to light up the Knicks with 31 points and Toronto has the 3-ball falling, converting 14-of-31 (46.7%) attempts from long range.

The Raptors have blown this one open, up 78-55 midway through the third. Fred VanVleet has this offence moving smoothly and is up to 13 points, four assists and three rebounds. Pascal Siakam has continued his tear while Marc Gasol just got his first shot to go, a 27-foot bomb of a 3-pointer to force the Knicks to take their third timeout of the quarter.

Toronto picks up right where it left off - a quick pair of 3-pointers from Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby to start the quarter forces a quick timeout by the Knicks.

Halftime: Raptors 58, Knicks 46

A major boost of energy from the Raptors' second unit sparked their huge run, and Pascal Siakam carried them the rest of the frame. Siakam scored 15 points in the second quarter alone and has 20 points, five rebounds and one assist at the half.

Terence Davis provided 10 points off the bench while Chris Boucher has six points and seven rebounds with three of those coming on the offensive glass.

Julius Randle leads the Knicks with 15 points and six rebounds while RJ Barrett has eight points, four rebounds and one assist shooting 3-for-10 from the field.

Here come the Raptors! They're on a 21-5 run and lead 42-34 midway through the frame. Terence Davis knocked down another 3-pointer, followed by a 3-ball from Pascal Siakam to force a Knicks timeout.

Welcome to the game, Terence Davis! The undrafted rookie has scored seven quick points off the bench to cut the Knicks lead to 32-29.

End of first quarter: Knicks 29, Raptors 21

After getting out to a slow start the Knicks have taken an eight-point leading heading into the second quarter. Julius Randle's 11 points leads the team while RJ Barrett has five points, two rebounds and one assist.

The ball isn't moving the way it typically does for Toronto, as they have just three assists - all from Marc Gasol - through the first frame. Fred VanVleet's seven points and five points and four rebounds from Pascal Siakam keeps things close.

The Knicks have come roaring back after getting down early to take a 27-19 lead with 2:49 to go in the first. Julius Randle is starting to heat up with 11 points while RJ Barrett has five points.

The Raptors are rolling early, getting out to a 10-3 lead forcing a Knicks timeout three minutes into the game. Fred VanVleet is pacing the offence early with five quick points. Also, Norman Powell didn't take too kindly to the homecoming kid, sending away RJ Barrett's first shot attempt.

Pregame

RJ Barrett gets some love from the home crowd during introductions!

The Knicks will start Frank Ntilikina, RJ Barrett, Marcus Morris, Julius Randle and Taj Gibson.

The Raptors will start Fred VanVleet, Norman Powell, OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam and Marc Gasol.

Toronto native RJ Barrett is rocking his home country on his kicks tonight!

The Raptors will don their new OVO City Edition jerseys for the first time tonight!

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