Raptors play the Heat, seek 6th straight win

Posted8/2/2020 7:00 AM

Toronto Raptors (47-18, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (42-24, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Monday, 1:30 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Toronto is looking to keep its five-game win streak alive when the Raptors take on Miami.

The Heat are 28-10 in conference games. Miami ranks last in the Eastern Conference scoring 44.4 points per game in the paint.

The Raptors are 30-10 against Eastern Conference opponents. Toronto is fourth in the Eastern Conference scoring 112.9 points per game and is shooting 45.8%.

The Heat won the last meeting between these two squads 84-76 on Jan. 2. Bam Adebayo scored 15 points to help lead Miami to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Duncan Robinson leads the Heat averaging 3.7 made 3-pointers, and is scoring 13.3 points per game while shooting 44.7% from beyond the arc. Adebayo is shooting 51.6% and averaging 17.7 points over the last 10 games for Miami.

Pascal Siakam is averaging 23.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Raptors. OG Anunoby is shooting 57.4% and averaging 14.5 points over the last 10 games for Toronto.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Heat: 6-4, averaging 113.5 points, 42.4 rebounds, 28.8 assists, seven steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110 points on 44.7% shooting.

Raptors: 7-3, averaging 112.6 points, 45.5 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 8.5 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.6 points on 42.1% shooting.

INJURIES: Heat: None listed.

Raptors: Oshae Brissett: out (knee), Patrick McCaw: out (knee).


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

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