‘Even with Wembanyama’s iron-clad block,’ San Antonio falls short in overtime to Toronto

National Basketball Association (NBA) super rookie Victor Wambanyama protected the rim with five blocked shots, but his 바카라사이트 San Antonio Spurs were brought to their knees in an overtime loss.

San Antonio lost 116-123 to the Toronto Raptors in their 2023-2024 NBA regular season home game at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., on Saturday.

Wembanyama (20 points, 9 rebounds), the No. 1 overall pick in June’s NBA Draft, seemed to shut down the opposing offense with five blocked shots, but San Antonio’s rebounding was lacking.

San Antonio held Toronto to 13 points in the second quarter and led by as many as 22 points at one point.

San Antonio entered the third quarter with a large 54-35 lead, but Toronto began to chip away at the lead.

In the fourth quarter, San Antonio and Toronto played a chase-and-chase game.

While San Antonio ran out of Wembanyama’s blocks, Toronto was fueled by Scottie Barnes, who scored 17 points in the fourth quarter alone, including three 3-pointers.

Barnes scored eight straight points to start the comeback, then capped it off with a 3-pointer to tie the game with 38 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

With one second left in regulation, Toronto’s OG Anunoby scored again to tie the game and send the game into overtime.

San Antonio fell victim to a fired-up Toronto squad and ultimately lost by seven points.

Toronto was led by Barnes with 30 points and 11 rebounds, while Dennis Schroder did his part with 24 points and six assists.

San Antonio was led by Keldon Johnson with 26 points and Zach Collins with 21 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the team from losing.

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