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Brooklyn Takes on Toronto in Hopes of Ending 6-Game Losing Streak

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 24, 2024
Brooklyn Takes on Toronto in Hopes of Ending 6-Game Losing Streak

The Brooklyn Nets (26-45, 11th in the Eastern Conference) will face off against the Toronto Raptors (23-48, 12th in the Eastern Conference) in Toronto on Monday at 7:30 p.m. EDT. Brooklyn is looking to end its six-game losing streak with a win over Toronto.

The Raptors have a conference record of 16-27 and lead the Eastern Conference with 19.1 fast break points, with RJ Barrett averaging 4.5. Meanwhile, the Nets are 3-9 against opponents from the Atlantic Division and rank sixth in the Eastern Conference with 43.8 rebounds per game, led by Nicolas Claxton averaging 9.7.

Toronto averages 113.1 points per game, just 0.7 fewer points than the 113.8 points the Nets allow. The Nets make an average of 13.5 3-pointers per game, which is 0.2 more than the Raptors give up.

This will be the third meeting between the two teams this season. In their last matchup on Feb. 23, the Raptors won 121-93, led by 25 points from Gary Trent Jr. and 21 points from Mikal Bridges for the Nets.

Key performers for the Raptors include Kelly Olynyk, who averages 8.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 4.4 assists, and Gary Trent Jr., averaging 16.4 points in the last 10 games. For the Nets, Bridges averages 20.5 points and 3.7 assists, while Cameron Thomas averages 19.9 points in the last 10 games.

In their last 10 games, the Raptors have struggled, going 0-10 and averaging 105.2 points per game. The Nets have gone 2-8 in their last 10 games, averaging 105.6 points per game.

In terms of injuries, the Raptors are without Jakob Poeltl, RJ Barrett, Chris Boucher, Scottie Barnes, Immanuel Quickley, and D.J. Carton. The Nets are without Dariq Whitehead and Ben Simmons for the season.

By Samantha Johnson

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