NBA PLAYOFFS -- Valanciunas, Raptors bounce back to topple Pacers in Game 2
By Mark Josef
Wed, 20 Apr 2016
TORONTO -- Jonas Valanciunas scored 13 of his team's 27 first quarter points to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers,, 98-87, on Monday night at the Air Canada Centre.
Valanciunas, who had 12 points and 19 rebounds in Game 1 tallied 23 points and 13 rebounds as the Raptors tied their best-of-7 series at one game apiece. Game 3 shifts to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday.
Toronto's All-Star backcourt of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan struggled again in the first half of Game 2 where they combined for just a total of nine points.
In the fourth quarter, Lowry would end up playing with the bench players to open the game up with a 15-5 run that would eventually lead to the routing of the Pacers. Lowry finished with 11 points and DeRozan with 14 points.
Cory Joseph led the Raptors bench with 16 points and 3 assists while Patrick Patterson provided additional spark with 14 points and 4 rebounds. At the end of the night the Toronto bench out scored the Pacer's bench 45-33.
Game 3 will be played in Indiana on Thursday - April 21, 2016
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