The Raptors 905 will host the Windy City Bulls tonight in what will be the final regular season home game of the year. The 905 will enter this contest with a D-League best 37-11 record after their 85-69 victory over Erie. The Bulls are on a four-game win streak of their own, coming off a 101-92 win over the Erie BayHawks.
Tip-off: 7:30PM ET
Broadcast Info: Link posted prior to tip-off
Nothing falling: Both the 905 and BayHawks shot under 40% on the night. The 905 made just 29 shots from the field, good for just a 37% field goal percentage.
Pascal in his Prime: Since Pascal Siakam has joined the 905, he has taken over the team lead in points per game, averaging 17.3 while collecting a team high nine rebounds per game.
Rough road: The Windy City Bulls have struggled on the road this season and come into the match up with just eight wins in 24 games away from home. This is good news for the 905 who are tied for the second most wins at home with 17.
Community awareness: When the Raptors 905 aren’t in game action or practicing, they are out getting involved in the community. Check out the latest:
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Stealing the win: The Raptors 905 may see their average of 8.7 steals per game increase tonight against a Bulls team that turns the ball over 14.5 times per contest. The Bulls turnover total is the second worst across the D-League.
Man down: Raptors 905 guard Will Sheehey will miss the remainder of the season due to a dislocated elbow.
Not your typical triple-double: Edy Taveras put in an outstanding performance against the BayHawks, recording a triple-double, which was headlined by 15 points, 11 boards and 12 blocks. Yes, you read that correctly, 12 blocks. Take a look at Edy’s big game:
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Positive effort: Every 905-player had a positive +/- in their victory over Erie.
Postseason seats: With the Raptors 905 already punching their ticket to the playoffs, get your seats here for playoff action at the Hershey Centre!