Los Angeles Lakers (31-19, fifth within the Western Convention) vs. Toronto Raptors (20-30, eleventh within the Jap Convention)
Tampa; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Raptors host the Los Angeles Lakers in non-conference motion.
The Raptors have gone 11-12 in house video games. Toronto is fourth within the Jap Convention with 14.4 quick break factors per recreation led by Kyle Lowry averaging 3.
The Lakers are 15-8 on the highway. Los Angeles ranks second within the league permitting simply 105.9 factors whereas holding opponents to 45.4% taking pictures.
The groups face off Tuesday for the primary time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Pascal Siakam is third on the Raptors with 4.7 assists and scores 20.4 factors per recreation. Gary Trent Jr. is averaging 16.7 factors and three.3 rebounds whereas taking pictures 42.4% during the last 10 video games for Toronto.
Dennis Schroder is averaging 15.3 factors and 5.1 assists for the Lakers. Montrezl Harrell is averaging 8.8 rebounds and 17.6 factors per recreation during the last 10 video games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Raptors: 3-7, averaging 110.8 factors, 41.2 rebounds, 22.7 assists, 8.2 steals and 5.8 blocks per recreation whereas taking pictures 44.6% from the sector. Their opponents have averaged 109.4 factors on 44.7% taking pictures.
Lakers: 4-6, averaging 101 factors, 44.5 rebounds, 22 assists, 8.8 steals and three.7 blocks per recreation whereas taking pictures 43.5% from the sector. Their opponents have averaged 104.1 factors on 45.9% taking pictures.
INJURIES: Raptors: Rodney Hood: out (hip), Jalen Harris: out (hip), Paul Watson: out (well being and security protocols), Fred VanVleet: out (hip), Patrick McCaw: out (knee), Kyle Lowry: out (foot).
Lakers: Andre Drummond: daily (toe), LeBron James: out (ankle), Jared Dudley: out (knee), Wesley Matthews: daily (neck), Anthony Davis: out (achilles).
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