DeRozan scores 18 as Raptors beat Real Madrid
DeMar DeRozan scored 18 points and John Lucas added 16 to help
the Toronto Raptors beat Real Madrid 102-96 on Monday night in an
Andrea Bargnani had 14 points for the Raptors, who ended the
third quarter up by two before pulling away in the fourth. Amir
Johnson added 12 points, scoring on several big dunks, while rookie
Terrence Ross had 10 points.
Nikola Mirotic had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Real
Madrid, which had four player who helped Spain win the silver medal
at the London Olympics.
The crowd was dotted with Madrid fans who periodically broke
into Spanish songs.
The Raptors were missing newcomers Kyle Lowry and Jonas
Valanciunas – Lowry’s debut has been put on hold because of a
strained adductor muscle in his left leg, while Valanciunas is
sidelined with a calf strain.