Raptors get rude awakening politeness of Clippers

Raptors get rude awakening politeness of Clippers

LOS ANGELES — Two great Toronto Raptors streaks reached an end late Monday night on account of the Los Angeles Clippers.

A six-amusement winning streak, one of the longest in group history, and a 15-0 begin to this period of finishing off diversions where a lead was taken into the last quarter.

Toronto drove 74-70 heading into the last casing before going super cold in an inevitable 96-91 misfortune.

It was somewhat of a return challenge, with Clippers behemoth DeAndre Jordan (14 focuses, 16 bounce back) and Raptors partner Jonas Valanciunas (23 and 15) ruling, while the majority of the gatekeepers couldn't shoot straight. Kyle Lowry's initially field objective didn't come until the second from last quarter and DeMar DeRozan additionally was off of the check.

The Raptors went a bleak 7-for-29 (24 for each penny) from past the three-point circular segment, the Clippers a much more terrible 8-for-36 (22.2 for every penny).

Point monitor Milos Teodosic hit the blade three-pointer late in the fourth, in his arrival to the lineup out of the blue since the second session of the season.

The Raptors had won at Sacramento a night sooner and finished an uncommon consecutive set.

The longest winning streaks in establishment history came in 2016 (11 amusements) and in 2002 (nine). There was likewise a seven-diversion keep running in 2000.