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Even at full strength, the Toronto Raptors couldn’t break their losing streak which has now stretched to seven games.
Donovan Mitchel took over for the Utah Jazz, scoring a record 31 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter to close the game.

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Toronto Raptors vs Utah Jazz: live score updates, news, stats & highlights

Finale: Jazz 115, Raptors 112

The Jazz managed the late comeback behind a number of clutch hits and free throws from Donovan Mitchell. Pascal Siakam’s 3-point pointer to equalize the game on the buzzer hit every part of the rim but just didn’t fall.

Mitchell’s 31 points were a game high, including 12 in the fourth quarter. Joe Ingles scored 19 points off the bench with Rudy Gobert for a 15-point, 16-rebound double-double.

For the Raptors, Siakam put in a stellar performance with 27 points and nine assists to lead the way. Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell had 17 points apiece, but Toronto couldn’t finish the game in the home stretch.

And just like that, Donovan Mitchell turned the game around. The All-Star guard made a pair of free throws, followed by one and one to tie the game. After making a stop, Mitchell buried a clutch jumper to give the Jazz a two-point lead to 102-100 with 29 seconds left.

Norman Powell and Kyle Lowry with Clutch 3 back to back! The Raptors are on an 11-2 inning, giving them a 110-105 lead with 1:25 to go.

The Jazz lead the Raptors 99-97 with 4:02 left in the game. Toronto held off a 9-0 first run from Utah to come back into the game. The Raptors’ five starters scored twice as many points, with Chris Boucher adding 16 points off the bench.

End of third quarter: Jazz 79, Raptors 77

It’s a defensive battle in Tampa as the Jazz lead the Raptors by two as they approach the fourth quarter. After a slow start, Donovan Mitchell begins to pick things up, racking up 19 points to go with six assists. For the Raptors, VanVleet cooled off a bit with just three points in the third quarter, but Siakam’s 11 points in the frame – and 18 points in the game – have Toronto close at hand.

The Raptors hold a slim 76-75 lead with 2:55 left in the third. Pascal Siakam is warming up, scoring 11 points in the third quarter alone. He reached 18 points in the evening with six assists and three rebounds.

Half time: Jazz 55, Raptors 54

The Raptors held the lead for most of the first half, but the Jazz managed to come back to take a one point lead in the half. The lead could have been four, but Fred VanVleet headed one of his buzzers.

VanVleet quickly found his rhythm, going for 15 points with five assists and four boards. Norman Powell and Chris Boucher each have eight points, while OG Anunoby has seven points and two tables in his first game back. Joe Ingles has a hot hand for Utah with 14 points while Jordan Clarkson has eight points off the bench. Donovan Mitchell struggled to shoot from the field (2-9 FG) but has six assists.

The Raptors remain in the lead, 51-49, with 2:07 left in the half, but the Jazz fight back. Joe Ingles single-handedly keeps Utah in this one, catching fire with 14 points on a 4-for-5 shot from downtown. In the wake of an evening of 34 points, a career high for Ingles, Toronto will have to contain the Australian striker.

End of the first term: Raptors 27, Jazz 23

The Raptors got off to a much better start in this one with Fred VanVleet leading that charge. After showing signs of rust in his first comeback, VanVleet tallied seven points in the first frame, shooting 3-for-4 from the field. Chris Boucher also provided a punch off the bench with eight points. For the Jazz, it was a balanced attack with Rudy Gobert making his presence felt with five points and six rebounds.

Kyle Lowry made it to the top 20 of the NBA’s all-time 3-point list!

Before the match

The Raptors will start Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, Norman Powell, Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby.

The Jazz will begin Mike Conley Jr., Donovan Mitchell, Bojan Bogdanovic, Royce O’Neale and Rudy Gobert.

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