Game 1: Raptors 905 @ Canton

By Raptors 905 | April 4, 2017

Raptors 905 visit Canton for Game One of the opening round in the 2017 NBA D-League Playoffs. The format is a best-of-three with the lower seed hosting the first game and the higher seed hosting Game Two and, if necessary, Game Three. The 905 won the season series between the two clubs 3-1. 

Regular Season  

Raptors 905: 39-11 

Canton Charge: 29-21 

Previous Encounters 

Game 1: 905 104 | CTN 72 

Axel Toupane drops a season-high 32 points en route to a rout of the Charge. 

Game 2: 905 99 | CTN 109 

Big Edy Tavares drops 21p & 10r, one of his 14 double-doubles on the season. 

Game 3: 905 93 | CTN 86

Five 905 players scored in double figures, led by Brady Heslip’s 22 point effort. 

Game 4: 905 118 | CTN 88

905 big man Edy Tavares had another big night against Canton, dropping 16p & 10r. 

Key Matchup  

Look for Canton guard Kay Felder and 905 guard Brady Heslip to both play key roles in the series. Felder averaged just under 30 points per game in eleven games this season, while Heslip averaged 16 points per game and hit a D-League high 182 three pointers this season. 

Big Assignments 

Both the 905 and Charge received big boosts ahead of the first game of the series. The 905 will have Bruno Caboclo and Pascal Siakam after being assigned from the Toronto Raptors, while the Charge will have Kay Felder and Larry Sanders who are on assignment from the Cleveland Cavaliers.