ATLANTA (AP) — The Toronto Raptors proved they’re a team to watch in the Eastern Conference.
They also showed once again they can beat the Atlanta Hawks — and in convincing fashion.
The matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top teams turned into rout as Toronto opened the second half of the season with a surprisingly lopsided 105-80 win over the Hawks on Friday night.
Lou Williams had 26 points while making seven of 10 3-pointers and DeMar DeRozan had 21 points for Toronto. The Raptors outscored the Hawks 28-13 in the third quarter to turn a close game into a 23-point lead.
Atlanta still has a 5
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