DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 108-98. The Raptors played an efficient game offensively, shooting 36-86 (41.9%) from the field and turning it over just 10 times. Toronto (5-7) picked up the win after falling to Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
DeRozan finished 10-19 from the field (3-5 on 3-point attempts) in a solid performance. Other top performers for Toronto were Rudy Gay with 18 points and 8 rebounds, Terrence Ross with 17 points and 7 rebounds, and Kyle Lowry with 13 points and 10 assists. Spencer Hawes had another strong performance for Philadelphia despite the loss, putting up 28 points on 10-13 shooting (3-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-6 from the free throw line. He also recorded 10 rebounds. Evan Turner chipped in 13 points and 10 rebounds, James Anderson finished with 13 points and 5 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams put up 10 points and 6 rebounds.
Philadelphia (5-8) has now dropped their last 4 straight.
Coming up, the Raptors take on the Washington Wizards, who are 4-7 on the season. The 76ers meet the Milwaukee Bucks, currently sitting at 2-8 this year.