DeRozan, Raptors shut down Blazers

DeMar Derozan and the Raptors raced past the Pelicans on the road.

DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points, and the visiting Toronto Raptors rode their defense to a 99-85 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday.

Kyle Lowry added 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Lucas Nogueira scored 17 for the Raptors.

Damian Lillard led the Blazers with 36 points, but compiled just two assists, compared to six turnovers. CJ McCollum added 16 points.