Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (39-30) took on Marcus Morris Sr. and the LA Clippers (36-36) in part of the Wednesday NBA slate. The Raptors won this game with 103-100 being the final score.
After Marcus Morris Sr. missed a potentially game-tying 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left to play, the Raptors were able to guarantee themselves a victory. That’s how close this game was in its final stages.
Pascal Siakam led the Raptors with 31 points, 12 rebounds, and three assists while his co-star, Fred VanVleet, chipped in 21 points to go along with.
The Clippers received 23 points and nine assists from Reggie Jackson and 22 points, six rebounds, and seven assists from Marcus Morris Sr. In the end, it was barely just not enough to get a win.
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Despite all of the ups and downs the Raptors have experienced in the injury department this season, they are genuinely in the mix to find their way out of the play-in and into the sixth seed.
Taking care of business against a non-elite team is something the Toronto Raptors needed to do if they are to earn their way out of the play-in tournament seeding. They are now tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers for sixth.
As for the LA Clippers, they are entrenched in the play-in, and without their superstar talents, they are looking to just be competitive at this point.
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