The tough March for the Toronto Raptors continued on Wednesday in Oklahoma City, where Nick Nides’ team lost 113-103 against the Thunder.
Although rookie Gary Trent Jr. scored 31 points, the Raptors still couldn’t keep up because they led the entire second quarter and most of the third quarter.
Chris Boucher scored 10 points with 4 rebounds and 3 assists in just 19 minutes.
The Thunder were taken away by Canadian players Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Luguentz Dort, who contributed 22 and 20 points for Svi Mykhailiuk and Moses Brown, respectively.
The Raptors’ next game is Friday against the Golden State Warriors.
The Raptors will have to leave their main playmaker Kyle Lowry for seven to ten days.
The nurse said to Lowry Athletic on Wednesday shortly before today’s duel: “The progress is not very good.”
The 35-year-old has been struggling with an infection in his toe, which has been haunting him since the start of the season.
The Raptors were also deprived of Patrick McCaw, Jalen Harris, DeAndre’Bembry and Paul Watson. Service against the Thunder.