The Toronto Raptors host the Brooklyn Nets in Game 7 of the opening-round, with the winner advancing to the Eastern Conference Semifinals. DeMar DeRozan and Joe Johnson will have to bring their A-game if they hope to lead their teams to victory.
The Nets are feeling confident after their 97-83 Game 6 win over the Raptors. Deron Williams put in a solid performance during the win, recording 23 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Nets. DeMar DeRozan was the game's high scorer for the Raptors, scoring 28 points on 8-18 shooting. He also registered six rebounds and four assists in the loss.
Toronto continues to dominate the glass in this series. They've collected 26.6% of offensive rebounds and 79.4% of defensive boards through six games. Conversely, Brooklyn continues to win the turnover battle in this matchup. They've lost possession 12.9% of the time, compared to 16.1% for the Raptors.