Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2021-2022 Regular Season between the Philadelphia 76ers (PHI) vs the Toronto Raptors (TOR) on November 12, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia.
The Toronto Raptors break the hearts of the Philadelphia 76ers as they defeat them in their homecourt, 115-109.
Fred VanVleet was superb all throughout the matchup, hitting threes after threes on the opposing team and tallied 32 big points. Not only that, but the skilled guard hit six of his 11 attempts from outside the three-point arc. One of them was an open corner three-pointer that secured the deal late in the game to give his team a 4-point lead with 23.9 seconds remaining. Gary Trent Jr also had a terrific performance, registering 20 points while making four three-point shots.
Both of the guards hit crucial back-to-back three-pointers late in the game, including VanVleet’s three that was mentioned earlier to close and win the matchup.
“It’s been in the culture with the Raptors for a while,” Nick Nurse said. “We just believe in it, talk about it, drill it. We hold guys accountable. I think the biggest metric is your heart and your toughness and your desire to want to do it. Fortunately, our guys most nights will do that.”
OG Anunoby delivered 20 points, four rebounds, and four assists while Boucher had 17 points and two blocks.
Meanwhile, the 76ers are still playing without their star big man Joel Embiid due to safety protocols along with Isaiah Joe and Matisse Thybulle.
Tyrese Maxey showcased his skills in this game and finished the game with 33 points and five assists in 40 minutes of action for the sixers while Harris had 19 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists after missing six games after testing positive for COVID-19. Milton added 12 points for his team as he came off from the bench.
76ers vs Raptors
27-30; 25-27; 29-21; 34-31
76ers (109) – Maxey 33, Harris 19, Curry 15, Milton 12, Korkmaz 9
Raptors (115) – VanVleet 32, Anunoby 20, Trent Jr. 20, Boucher 17, Mykhailiuk