NBA: Raptors beat Wizards, Siakam on fire
Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam key player for his team's victory, scoring 44 points
By Can Erozden
The Toronto Raptors won against the Washington Wizards 129-120 in NBA action in Toronto on Wednesday.
Home team Raptors forward Pascal Siakam was the key player for his team's victory, since he scored 44 points and took 10 rebounds.
The Raptors' Og Anunoby produced 22 points against the Wizards.
The Raptors' Spanish forward Serge Ibaka made a "double-double" as he tallied 10 points and 13 rebounds.
Wizards guard Bradley Beal was his team's top scorer with 28 points. Beal made 11 assists as well.
Wizards forward Jeff Green scored 23 points against the Raptors, and also grabbed seven rebounds.
Another Wizards forward, Jabari Parker, scored 22 points and took nine rebounds.
Meanwhile Raptors star Kawhi Leonard missed this game due to a sore knee.
In the other game of the night, the Brooklyn Nets toppled the Cleveland Cavaliers 148-139 after three overtimes in Cleveland.
Nets' All-Star playmaker D'Angelo Russell racked up 36 points, eight assists, and seven rebounds.
His teammate Joe Harris scored 25 points. The Nets' DeMarre Carroll scored 18 points and had seven rebounds.
Nets forward Rondae Hollis Jefferson scored 17 points against the Cavaliers.
For the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson got 42 points and eight rebounds.
Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton scored 24 points and took six rebounds. Additionally, Cavaliers forward Marquese Chriss scored 23 points and had seven rebounds.
Despite their loss, the Cavaliers' Turkish forward Cedi Osman produced 13 points and five rebounds.
Cleveland Cavaliers-Brooklyn Nets: 139-148 (in overtime)
Indiana Pacers-Milwaukee Bucks: 97-106
Boston Celtics-Detroit Pistons: 118-110
New York Knicks-Philadelphia 76ers: 111-126
Toronto Raptors-Washington Wizards: 129-120
Chicago Bulls-Memphis Grizzlies: 122-110
Minnesota Timberwolves-Houston Rockets: 121-111
Dallas Mavericks-Miami Heat: 101-112
Denver Nuggets-Sacramento Kings: 120-118
Los Angeles Clippers-Phoenix Suns: 134-107
Portland Trail Blazers-Golden State Warriors: 129-107Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.