Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors) with a dunk vs the Memphis Grizzlies, 05/08/2021
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Jonas Valanciunas recorded 18 points and 21 rebounds for the Grizzlies as they defeated the Raptors, 109-99. Additionally for the Grizzlies, Ja Morant added 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the victory, while Pascal Siakam tallied 18 points and four assists for the Raptors in the losing effort. The Grizzlies improve to 34-33 on the season, while the Raptors fall to 27-41.
Russell Westbrook recorded 13 points, 17 rebounds and 17 assists for the Wizards as they defeated the Raptors in overtime, 131-129, his 34th triple-double of the season and the 180th of his career. Bradley Beal added 28 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Wizards in the victory, while Pascal Siakam tallied a career-high tying 44 points, along with 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Raptors in the losing effort. The Wizards improve to 31-36 on the season, while the Raptors fall to 27-40.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Bradley Beal had 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Thursday night, and Russell Westbrook had his 34th triple-double of the season in the Washington Wizards' 131-129 win over Toronto that all but eliminated the Raptors from the NBA's play-in tournament. Pascal Siakam matched his career high with 44 points for the Raptors, who lost for the fifth time in six games and fell four games behind the Wizards for the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference with five left to play. Siakam missed a long 3-pointer at the end of overtime.