Atlanta Hawks at Toronto Raptors
January 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM EST
Raptors Look To Build On Seven-Game Winning StreakThe Toronto Raptors play host to the Atlanta Hawks at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday evening. The Raptors (32-14) have won eight of their last 10 games, including their last seven in a row. This marks their first game back home after a 2-0 road trip. The Raptors have won two in a row at home and will look to build on their 16-7 home record. Pascal Siakam leads the team with 23.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game, Kyle Lowry is averaging 20.0 points, 7.3 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. Norman Powell continues to play well, averaging 17.6 points on 48 percent shooting, over the last five games. The Raptors average 112.0 points per game, and they are holding their opponents to an average of 106.0 points per game. They also hold opponents to 42.8 percent shooting, which is second lowest in the league. The Raptors are shooting 37.5 percent from long range, which is fourth best in the league. Meanwhile, the Hawks (12-35) have dropped six of their last 10 games but are coming off a, 152-133, home win over the Wizards, in their most recent contest. Trae Young led the team with 45 points, 14 assists and six rebounds, in the win, and he is averaging 29.5 points, 8.9 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. John Collins has been playing well lately and is averaging 19..4 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game, over the last 10 games. Kevin Huerter is averaging 12.2 points, while shooting 43.6 percent from long range, over the last 10 games. The Hawks are shooting 32.5 percent from long range, which is second worst in the league. They average 23.1 assists per game and a league-worst 16.2 turnovers per game. The Hawks average 108.7 points per game and are giving up an average of 117.8 points against, which is second most in the league.
By Dan Bruno
Posted on: 1/27/2020 9:26 PM