Toronto Raptors (7-7) take on Portland Trail Blazers (8-8) at Moda Center
Game time: 10:00 p.m. EST Monday, November 15, 2021
Toronto Raptors 17, Portland Trail Blazers 13 (T1 05:08) What’s the buzz on Twitter?
Aaron J. Fentress @ AaronJFentress Nurkic scores and now it’s 15-11. Blazers showing a fight. – 22:23
Toronto Raptors @ Raptors Splikak @OG Anunoby pic.twitter.com/0XE9YS3mrl – 22:19
Vivek Jacob @ vivekmjacob OG’s shot sets aside some really good ball pressure on the defensive end and Barnes does a great job getting Nurkic to work – 10:16 p.m.
Casey holdahl @ Keep The Raptors take their first four shots, including three from behind the arc, to take a 13-3 lead after just under three minutes of play. 10:16 p.m.
Aaron J. Fentress @ AaronJFentress The Blazers start this game exactly the same way they started Sunday’s loss in Denver. Portland is down 13-3 even three minutes into the game. UGLY. – 10:16 p.m.
Eric Korean @ ekoreen Admirable work from Barnes against Nurkic, and the Raptors are in one of their best start to the year. – 10:15 p.m.
Doug smith @ Smithraps 13-3 Raptors in 3 minutes OG has 8 – 10:15 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Trail Blazers Game time. Let’s go with the blazers! #RipCity pic.twitter.com/3bJMzQV8IP – 10:13 p.m.
Josh lewenberg @ JLew1050 OG Anunoby starts off on his former teammate, Norm Powell. – 10:12 p.m.
Toronto Raptors @ Raptors Everywhere we go 🙌🏽 #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/nwdqqYlXHC – 10:12 p.m.
Mike Richman @ mikegrich The Blazers make very elaborate starting compositions with pyrotechnics and individual songs for each player. It’s not important but it’s much more complicated… and hey, it’s my stupid Twitter thread. – 10:10 p.m.
Jay allen @ PDXjay Pre-game pyrotechnics during #Blazers intros tonight here at the Moda Center! #RipCity pic.twitter.com/bMwMQiXo34 – 10:10 p.m.
The story continues
Michel Grange @ michaelgrange Gary Trent Jr. receives a very warm welcome from the kind people of Portland. – 10:07 p.m.
Eric Korean @ ekoreen Great standing ovation for Gary Trent Jr. here in Portland. – 22:06
Sean highkin @ highkin Kudos to Gary Trent Jr. in the Raptors intros – 22:06
Fast jason @ jwquick Blazers president Jody Allen was here again tonight. I think she’s made every home game this season. – 10:05 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Trail Blazers Start 🖐️ 0⃣ @Damien lillard 3⃣ @CJ McCollum 2⃣4⃣ @Norman Powell 3⃣3⃣ @Robert Covington 2⃣7⃣ @Jusuf Nurkic #RipCity | @stormxio pic.twitter.com/OaH2WuUz3I – 10:01 p.m.
Doug smith @ Smithraps HUGE props to Portland anthem singer for doing O Canada middle stanza in French Just awesome. Haven’t heard it that way once in Toronto this season – 9:55 p.m.
Eric Korean @ ekoreen We have a French verse from Canada in Portland! – 9:53 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Trail Blazers These warm-ups @Jusuf Nurkic | #RipCity pic.twitter.com/kamjkAOv02 – 9:53 p.m.
Rod Beard @ detnewsRodBarbe #Pistons Cade Cunningham on Closing Matches (HOU and TOR): “It’s cool to see these things translate (from college)… More than anything, winning matches is the goal.” – 9:52 p.m.
Toronto Raptors @ Raptors Imagine if I never met the broskies @Pascal Siakam ?? @Norman Powell pic.twitter.com/m0Od39HswA – 9:46 p.m.
Toronto Raptors @ Raptors Tonight’s @Invisalign starting lineup pic.twitter.com/0Y2n6t8fxN – 9:36 p.m.
Rod Beard @ detnewsRodBarbe #Pistons Dwane Casey: “We’re not as bad as we played tonight, and we’re not as good as we played in Toronto. “- 9:35 p.m.
Doug smith @ Smithraps Fred VanVleet returns and starts alongside Gary Trent Jr, Anunoby, Barnes and Siakam Achiuwa, Boucher, Watanabe out Lillard is for the Blazers And Norm Powell says hello – 9:21 p.m.
Michel Grange @ michaelgrange Dame plays against Raps; same entries for Toronto. – 9:20 p.m.
Toronto Raptors @ Raptors Buckle up, grab some coffee, and enjoy late night hoops. 📽️ | A moment with Jacko pic.twitter.com/GPlFF2j5s7 – 9:08 p.m.
Aaron J. Fentress @ AaronJFentress Damian Lillard will be available tonight against Toronto, the team has just announced. – 9:05 p.m.
Jamie Hudson @ JamieHudson_ Blazers injury update: Damian Lillard (lower abdominal tendinopathy) is available. Greg Brown III (sprained left ankle) is out for tonight’s game against Toronto. – 9:01 p.m.
Mike Richman @ mikegrich Blazers say Dame will play against Toronto tonight – 9:01 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Trail Blazers #RipCity vs @Toronto Raptors ⌚️ 7:00 p.m. ROOT SPORTS Plus | https://t.co/yBftNpfldh @ RipCityRadio620 pic.twitter.com/ODSLRUJz6n – 9:01 p.m.
Jay allen @ PDXjay Damian Lillard (lower abdominal tendinopathy) is available and Greg Brown III (sprained left ankle) is out for tonight’s game against Toronto. #RipCity – 9:01 p.m.
Fast jason @ jwquick Damian Lillard is available tonight against Toronto – 9:01 p.m.
Toronto Raptors @ Raptors ?? pic.twitter.com/CGQWTf1cU2 – 8:56 p.m.
Trendon Watford @ tendency THE BOYS ARE TURNING! ?? @LSUBasket – 8:51 p.m.
Toronto Raptors @ Raptors It’s embarrassing, @ TorontoArgos… pic.twitter.com/uXfTtvYWJ7 – 8:40 p.m.
Aaron Rose @ AaronBenRose Nick says he wants to play Dalano Banton and Malachi Flynn a bit more. Doesn’t see much playtime for Goran Dragic with Fred back – 8:37 p.m.
Mike Richman @ mikegrich Nick Nurse says Fred VanVleet will perform tonight. Precious Achiuwa and Chris Boucher are absent. – 8:34 p.m.
Michel Grange @ michaelgrange Fred is there; Precious and Boucher are eliminated against Blazers. – 8:34 p.m.
Eric Korean @ ekoreen Fred VanVleet is playing, Chris Boucher and Precious Achiuwa are out against the Blazers tonight. – 8:34 p.m.
Josh lewenberg @ JLew1050 VanVleet will play against Portland tonight. Achiuwa and Boucher are both OUT. – 8:34 p.m.
Vivek Jacob @ vivekmjacob Nick Nurse says Fred VanVleet will be playing, Precious Achiuwa and Chris Boucher are out. – 8:34 p.m.
Michel Grange @ michaelgrange Trail Blazers head coach Chauncey Billups said former Raptor Norm Powell was “a pleasure to train”; complimented his ability to warm up in attack, to compete defensively. – 8:27 p.m.
Michel Grange @ michaelgrange Dame Lillard (ab strain) is still questionable for a 22 hour tip against Raps. – 8:25 p.m.
Josh lewenberg @ JLew1050 Billups on the Raptors: “They’re playing the right way. They live and die with the way they play. They compete extremely hard. I like to watch them play. – 8:23 p.m.
Fast jason @ jwquick Chauncey Billups says he’ll stick with the regular starters tonight against Toronto, provided Lillard can play (the team is still determining his availability). – 8:20 p.m.
Eric Korean @ ekoreen Chauncey Billups is hoping Lillard will play, but not sure yet. – 8:18 p.m.
Josh lewenberg @ JLew1050 Dame Lillard will be a game against the Raptors tonight. Billups hopes he will play. – 8:18 p.m.
Sean highkin @ highkin Chauncey Billups says he “hopes” Damian Lillard can play tonight. Not decided yet. – 8:18 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Trail Blazers Back in town. #RipCity pic.twitter.com/HvjtIuaWJ6 – 7:57 p.m.
katy wing @ katywinge History of Cool Nuggets: On November 13, 2016, Jamal Murray played his 10th NBA game, came off the bench against Portland and collected 19 points (5/9 of 3) On November 14, 2021, Bones Hyland played his 10th NBA game, came off the bench against Portland and tallied 18 points (4/8 of 3) – 7:53 p.m.
Brady hawk @ BradyHawk305 When Miami faced the Thunder at OKC last season, it was the last game of the road trip after losing to the Jazz, Clippers and Warriors to start the trip. The 3 tough losses at the end Miami was also without Goran Dragic and Tyler Herro against OKC Sounds familiar – 7:45 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Trail Blazers The poster for tonight’s game against Toronto. by Somya Singh pic.twitter.com/nnUvJVbCu4 – 7:00 p.m.
Doug smith @ Smithraps Shooting talk with Gary Trent Jr. reports this early story before Raptors game ends thestar.com/sports/raptors… – 6:44 p.m.
Kristian winfield @ Krisplashed I’m sorry Raptors fans: not only was I wrong about the Raptors, they got one at Scottie Barnes pic.twitter.com/dMuxIrlsBM – 6:24 p.m.
Rod Beard @ detnewsRodBarbe #Pistons Dwane Casey on Cade Cunningham in 4Q at TOR: “That just says who he is. Once he has gained more experience, you will see consistency over four quarters. – 5:18 p.m.
Sirius XM NBA @ SiriusXMNBA 🗣 “This game gave a glimpse into the future of #Pistons.” @Rick Kamla praised Cade Cunningham’s performance on Saturday night against the Raptors. pic.twitter.com/PpvGllpUbx – 4:22 p.m.
Portland Trail Blazers @ Trail Blazers Our friends from the north are in the PNW. #RipCity pic.twitter.com/H9sNc1tLbv – 4:15 p.m.