TORONTO (AP) A tough Toronto Raptors defense took the sting out of Charlotte’s 3-point shooting.
Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and a season-high 14 assists, and Toronto never trailed in a 127-106 victory over the Hornets on Monday night, the Raptors’ fourth straight win to open the season.
“It was a high-scoring, free-shooting team coming in here,” Raptors coach Nick Nurse said. “We asked them to get out and contest and disrupt some of their rhythm stuff and we did a pretty good job of that.” … Full story
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) October 23, 2018
Raptors gonna win a lot to a little, go to 4-0 on the season with two home games left this week
— Doug Smith: Raptors (@SmithRaps) October 23, 2018
Kawhi Leonard, who is a Toronto Raptor, was unstoppable, and Danny Green, also a Raptor, wasn’t half bad either, as the Raps crushed the Hornets 127-106 https://t.co/t3R0drFbPY
— Raptors HQ (@RaptorsHQ) October 23, 2018
With his 2nd 3PT FG tonight, @hornets G @KembaWalker has hit 21 threes through the first four games of this season. Tied an NBA record for most threes through four games (Curry, GSW 2015-16) #Hornets30
— Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR) October 23, 2018