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Raptors Norman Powell scores a new career-high vs. the Pistons

Mar 17, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) pumps his fist after the second quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
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Raptors Norman Powell scores a new career-high vs. the Pistons. Norman Powell is one of the best shooters in the NBA. Today, he scored a career-high 43 points against the Pistons.

Raptors Loss vs Pistons

Despite the loss, Raptors Norman Powell scores a new career-high vs. the Pistons. Norman Powell carried the load by scoring 43 points on 14/18 shooting, going 8/12 from 3. Kyle Lowry had a poor game scoring-wise, but he led the team in assists with 15. Boucher also scored 21 points on 10/16 FG.

Mar 17, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) puts his hands on his head during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
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Siakam and Vanvleet made their first appearance on the court after being absent for almost 3 weeks due to covid protocols. Vanvleet had 12 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals, while Siakam had 13 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists.

The Detroit Pistons had 6 players in double digits in terms of points. Rookie Saddiq Bey led the way with a double-double, including a team-high of 28 points and 12 rebounds. Delon Wright was 2 assists away from getting a triple-double with 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists.

The Toronto Raptors are still missing their starting small forward, Og Anunoby, due to covid protocols. They will look to rebound against the Utah Jazz on Friday night.

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2 responses to “Raptors Norman Powell scores a new career-high vs. the Pistons”

  1. […] playoff picture and is trading away pieces and bringing in more young assets. Powell is having a career year and the Raptors knew they could get some real value in a […]

  2. […] on 49.8% FG. He is also top 10 in the league in 3pt%. His most memorable game was when he scored a career-high of 43 points against the Detroit […]

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