Drake Plays Sideline Defense To Help Toronto Raptors Snap Rockets' Winning Streak

Lynette Rowe
March 11, 2018

The game's most spectacular highlight came after Griffin's three-point play put Detroit ahead 112-111 with 10.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Joe Johnson returned after missing the previous two games because of an illness.

Despite the defeat, the Rockets maintained a half-game lead over Golden State atop the Western Conference after the reigning National Basketball Association champions were beaten 125-108 by the Trail Blazers in Portland.

Kyle Lowry scored 30 points and the Toronto Raptors survived a furious rally by the Houston Rockets in claiming a 108-105 win on Friday at Air Canada Centre, sweeping the season series and ending the Rockets' 17-game winning streak. Houston has won seven straight in the series, its third-longest streak all-time. Get the app and get the game.

Milwaukee took charge of the contest with a 19-7 scoring run in the fourth quarter and kept themselves in playoff position in the East. It wasn't until the Harden 3 that Houston finally pulled even, albeit briefly. The Rockets led comfortably from there.

Kyle Lowry finds space behind the arc and nails a 3-point bucket in the face of Clint Capela.

The Rockets would beat the Bucks down the floor to set up open shots on the wing. Trevor Ariza also scored 13.

The Raptors defense was at it's absolute best in the first half and did not allow Houston easy three's restricting them to just one three-point shot in the first half and making Rockets work hard to get points from inside the paint.

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DeRozan would finish the game with 42 points and a nominee for Dunk of the Year. Joe Ingles had 11 points and 10 assists.

Bulls guard Zach Lavine went 3 for 15 from the floor with just eight points in a 99-83 loss to the Pistons.

Utah shot 51 percent from the floor and had 30 assists on 51 baskets, while IN had just 12 assists. The Kings have won three of five after losing their first four coming out of the All-Star break. The lone bright spot for IN on offense was Myles Turner, who finished with 24 points.

Kings 94, Magic 88: Kosta Koufos had a season-high 18 points and 13 rebounds, Garrett Temple scored 23 points and Sacramento beat visiting Orlando to give coach Dave Joerger his 200th career win.

Standout rookie Mitchell was met by a large crowd of University of Louisville fans near the tunnel as he walked off the floor.

As it turns out, it came at the hands of the other conferences No. 1 seed, the Toronto Raptors.

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