Siakam scores 35, Raptors beat Hornets for 3rd straight win


              Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) is defended by Charlotte Hornets center Nick Richards (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball is defended by Toronto Raptors forward Scottie Barnes (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
            Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier (3) goes to the basket as Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet, right, defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) Charlotte Hornets center Mason Plumlee (24) shoots in front of Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) moves around Charlotte Hornets forward JT Thor (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) Toronto Raptors guard Gary Trent Jr. (33) and Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier reach for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) is defended by Charlotte Hornets guard Dennis Smith Jr. (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) Toronto Raptors guard Gary Trent Jr. (33) shoots as Charlotte Hornets center Nick Richards (4) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) Toronto Raptors forward O.G. Anunoby (3) dribbles the ball as Charlotte Hornets center Mason Plumlee (24) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)