The Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves in a close one, 94-89. Toronto (20-18) has now won seven of their last 10 games.
Kyle Lowry scored 24 points on 7-12 shooting from the field (6-9 from behind the arc) and 4-5 from the free throw line, in a quality performance offensively. DeMar DeRozan also contributed for Toronto, finishing with 15 points and 5 rebounds. Despite the loss, Kevin Martin put up 18 points for Minnesota on 7-14 shooting, including 2-6 from behind the arc. Nikola Pekovic added 13 points and 6 rebounds.
Minnesota (18-21) has now dropped their last three in a row.
Coming up, the Raptors square off with the Los Angeles Lakers, who are 15-25 on the season. The Timberwolves go up against the Utah Jazz, currently sitting at 14-27 this year. The Raptors are 1-0 versus Los Angeles this season.