NBA: Raptors go on vacation on a high note

NBA: Raptors go on vacation on a high


The Raptors posted an important 123-113 win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday in Toronto, so they'll be in the playoff picture heading into the game's break stars. 

To get there, the Raptors had to come from behind when they were trailing by five points at halftime. They achieved this thanks in particular to Jakob Poeltl, who collected 30 points. He reached this plateau only for the second time this season. 

Pascal Siakam also contributed with 26 points for the troupe of Nick Nurse, who resumed their place behind the bench after missing the last game of the his for personal reasons.

Quebecer Chris Boucher totaled 13 points in 24 minutes.

In the loss, Wendell Carter Jr. added 26 points to the board, being the player with the more productive visitors.

The Raptors are ninth in the Eastern Conference with a 27-31 record, just ahead of the Washington Wizards (26-30), who However, they were to face the Portland Trail Blazers at the end of the evening.

The Canadian formation will resume action on February 23 by hosting the New Orleans Pelicans.