Nets Earn Wire-To-Wire Victory over 905
Raptors 905 (23-16) were unable to overcome a slow start Saturday afternoon, falling 114-106 against the Long Island Nets (23-14) at Paramount Fine Foods Centre.
The 905 found themselves down 8-0 at the first time out and were unable to overcome the Long Island advantage the rest of the game. The Nets limited the 905 to a .389 mark from the field and won the battle in the paint, outscoring the 905 72-48.
Brooklyn Nets assignee Dzanan Musa led a trio of 20+ point performances from Long Island, contributing 25 points. Two-way players Theo Pinson and Alan Williams added 24 and 21 points respectively. The 905 attack was led by Jordan Loyd who scored a game-high 32 points, while adding five rebounds and five assists. Toronto Raptors assignee Chris Boucher added 26 points and 14 rebounds in the 905 defeat.
Both teams were participating in the first of back-to-backs this weekend, Raptors 905 return to Paramount Fine Foods Centre for a meeting with the Sioux Falls Skyforce at 2 p.m. Long Island will head back home and welcome the Memphis Hustle for a 3 p.m. tip-off.
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