Raptors recover, subdue Nets

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BROOKLYN, NY - MARCH 13: Jonas Valanciunas #17 of the Toronto Raptors goes to the basket against the Brooklyn Nets on March 13, 2018 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. AFP

In the Eastern Conference, leaders Toronto were forced to dig themselves out of a hole before recovering to seal a ninth straight win in their 116-102 defeat of the Brooklyn Nets.

Jonas Valanciunas led the Raptors’ rearguard action with 26 points and 14 rebounds, helping Toronto recover from a 74-59 deficit early in the second half to claim a win which saw them seal their 50th win of the season.

DeMar DeRozan and Fred VanVleet scored 15 points each while Kyle Lowry had a relatively quiet night with 11 points and 11 assists.

D’Angelo Russell led the scoring for the Nets with 32 points with Rondae Hollis-Jefferson adding 19 from the bench.

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