NBA Champ Toronto Raptors Ends Lakers Winning Streak at Seven

NBA – The defending and reigning NBA Champion the Toronto Raptors end the Lakers 7 – game winning streak, which happen to be the best start of the Lakers franchise for the last 8 or 9 season. 

The Lakers lost also extended the Raptors winning streak into 10th consecutive wins in their head to head regular season match up. 

LeBron James, who once own the Raptors during his Cleveland years has not yet find any solution to defeat the Raptors with his new team the LA Lakers.

Prior to the game the Lakers are the top seeded team in the Western Conference at 7 wins and only 1 loss they are trying to extend their winning streak at home where they are still undefeated and currently unbeaten by the East team.

While the reigning NBA Champion will likely to defend to their rising superstar Pascal Siakam and guard Fred VanVleet after their superstar guard Kyle Lowry and center Serge Ibaka are both ruled out of the game due to injury.

In the game the Lakers controlled the 1st quarter, posting an early double digit lead, but unable to handle it to end the quarter leading by a point 30 – 29.

In the 2nd quarter, the Raptors finally take the lead, but the Lakers quickly regain the lead ending the 1st half up by 8 points, 60 - 52.

In the 3rd quarter the Lakers able to post another double digit lead, but the persistent NBA Champion manage to even the score at 81 – 81 at the end of the 3rd.

In the 4th quarter, Pascal Siakam and Chrish Boucher carried the Raptors taking a commanding 12 point lead halfway through the quarter.

The Lakers had their chance after cutting the lead into 4 points 104 – 100 but missed several 3’s that lead to their second defeat of the season.

LeBron James dropped another triple double with 13 points , 13 rebounds and 15 assist in a losing effort while Anthony Davis lead the Lakers in scoring with 27 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assist.

Meanwhile, Pascal Siakam lead the Raptors in scoring with 24 points and 11 rebounds, VanVleet also added 23 points and Boucher with 15 points which has been the biggest torn for the Lakers in the final quarter.