National Basketball Association (NBA) super rookie Victor Wembanyama protected the rim with five blocked shots, but his San Antonio Spurs fell to their knees in a come-from-behind 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 rookie 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 second half with a big 54-35 lead, but Toronto began to chip away at the lead. In the fourth quarter, San Antonio and Toronto played a game of chase and chase. 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 rebounded three with 38 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Toronto OG Anunoby scored again with one second left to tie the game and send the game into overtime. San Antonio was caught flat-footed by 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 got 26 points from Keldon Johnson and 21 points and 11 rebounds from Zach Collins, but it wasn’t enough to 카지노사이트 prevent the team from losing.