Kyle Lowry made seven three-pointers in 10 attempts to lead a Toronto Raptors to a 102-91 feat over a Lakers on Friday night during Staples Center.
Lowry finished with 25 points and 5 assists as Toronto made 15 of 33 three-point shots (45.5%).
The Raptors built an eight-point lead in a initial half, though a Lakers were means to forge a 50-49 advantage heading into halftime. Toronto pushed behind forward by 8 after 3 buliding — afterwards to 16 in a fourth with a discerning detonate opposite a Lakers’ reserves.
While a Lakers were means to make their necessity to 6 points with 1:48 left, a Raptors were means to reason on for the 11-point highway victory.
The Lakers were led by Julius Randle with 18 points and 12 rebounds. D’Angelo Russell scored a career-high 17 points. He had 5 rebounds and dual assists.
Jordan Clarkson combined 13 points while Kobe Bryant finished with 10 on five-of-13 shooting. The Lakers shot 45.5% from a field, 32% from three-point operation (8 of 25) and 76.5% from a free-throw line (13 of 17).
The Raptors shot 43.6% from a field and 79.2% from a line (19 of 24). Center Jonas Valanciunas pennyless his left palm in a initial half, personification only 18 minutes.
DeMar DeRozan scored 18 and DeMarre Carroll had 13 while both Luis Scola and Cory Joseph combined 11 apiece.
The Raptors outscored a Lakers by 21 points with Patrick Patterson and Joseph on a court. The Lakers had a 15-point advantage during Randle’s 30 minutes, though a +/- for pot Larry Nance Jr. (-27), Lou Williams (-23), Nick Young (-20) and Brandon Bass (-19) was staggering.
The Lakers (2-10) will subsequent horde a Portland Trail Blazers (5-9) on Sunday during Staples Center. The Raptors (8-6) will revisit a Clippers (6-6), also on Sunday.
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