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Toronto 108, Chicago 84
When: 8:00 PM ET, Saturday, October 26, 2019
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials: #77 Karl Lane, #44 Brett Nansel, #8 Marc Davis
Attendance: 21498

Pascal Siakam scored 19 points, and Serge Ibaka added 18 to lead five players in double figures and boost the visiting Toronto Raptors to a 108-84 victory against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

OG Anunoby chipped in 17 points for the Raptors, Fred VanVleet had 16 and Kyle Lowry had 11.

Chicago, which scored 235 total points in its first two games, struggled offensively throughout its home opener. Wendell Carter Jr. led Chicago with 12 points, while Zach LaVine followed with 11. Carter Jr. added a game-high 11 rebounds.

The Raptors erupted for 36 points in the third quarter behind 14-for-23 (60.9 percent) shooting, including a 6-for-12 effort from behind the 3-point arc. Toronto led by 22 points after three quarters before taking its largest advantage of the night, 26 points, when Terence Davis hit a pair of free throws with 21 seconds to go.

Marc Gasol snagged a team-best 10 rebounds to help Toronto to a 58-45 edge on the glass.

Toronto shot 18-for-42 (42.9 percent) in the first half compared to 16-for-50 (32.0 percent) for Chicago. A scoring drought over the final stretch entering halftime plagued the Bulls, who went without a point for 4:33 after Coby White's runner put the hosts on top 36-31 with 6:53 to play in the second quarter.

A Carter Jr. layup snapped the skid for Chicago and broke up a 12-0 run for the Raptors in which the Bulls missed seven successive shots. Overall, Toronto ended the half on a 17-4 surge to take a 48-40 lead into the break.

Bulls small forward Otto Porter Jr. absorbed a blow to the face upon taking a charge from the Raptors' Stanley Johnson with 11:10 remaining in the second quarter. Johnson's elbow caught Porter in the jaw as he attempted to pass.

A bleeding Porter retreated to the locker room with the Bulls training staff but returned to the game after receiving several stitches to close a cut in his mouth.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
Toronto   Chicago
Pascal Siakam 19 Scoring Wendell Carter Jr. 12
Kyle Lowry 8 Assists Ryan Arcidiacono 4
Marc Gasol 10 Rebounds Wendell Carter Jr. 11
Terence Davis 4 Free Throws Made Otto Porter Jr. 4
Norman Powell 3 Steals Lauri Markkanen 3
OG Anunoby 4 Blocks Shaquille Harrison 1
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 108 46.3 15-42 17-18 27 59 12 9 24
Chicago 84 29.9 9-35 17-25 18 45 2 9 15
Upcoming Games
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against New York. The Bulls have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Raptors have a W/L % of .500 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.