Brooklyn and Toronto meet for conference matchup

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Monday, November 27, 2023

Toronto Raptors (8-9, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (8-8, 10th in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Scottie Barnes and the Toronto Raptors visit Mikal Bridges and the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.

The Nets are 0-3 against Atlantic Division teams. Brooklyn has a 1-2 record in one-possession games.

The Raptors are 0-4 against the rest of the division. Toronto ranks fourth in the league with 28.1 assists per game led by Dennis Schroder averaging 6.5.

The Nets are shooting 47.2% from the field this season, 0.2 percentage points lower than the 47.4% the Raptors allow to opponents. The Raptors are shooting 46.9% from the field, 1.3% higher than the 45.6% the Nets' opponents have shot this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Spencer Dinwiddie is shooting 41.4% and averaging 14.1 points for the Nets. Bridges is averaging 22.6 points over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

Barnes is scoring 19.0 points per game with 9.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists for the Raptors. Pascal Siakam is averaging 23.2 points and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 53.8% over the last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Nets: 5-5, averaging 114.7 points, 47.6 rebounds, 25.1 assists, 6.4 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.7 points per game.

Raptors: 5-5, averaging 115.3 points, 45.2 rebounds, 28.5 assists, 8.3 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.9 points.

INJURIES: Nets: Nic Claxton: out (ankle), Dennis Smith Jr.: out (back), Cam Thomas: out (ankle), Ben Simmons: out (hip).

Raptors: Christian Koloko: out (respiratory).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.