Kyle Lowry, Demar Derozan lead Raptors to slim win over Nuggets
Kyle Lowry leads all scorers with 33 points, making 13 of 23 field goal attempts. AP

DEMAR DeRozan and Kyle Lowry led the way as usual as the Raptors defeated the Denver Nuggets, 105-102, on Monday in Toronto (Tuesday, Manila time).

DeRozan scored 33 points on 13 of 23 shooting and Lowry had 29 points, making 10 of 20 field goal attempts.

The Raptors scored their second win in three games after winning the opener over the Detroit Pistons and bowing to the titleholders Cleveland Cavaliers.

Toronto next takes on the Wizards at Washington.

Danilo Gallinari, Will Barton and Emmanuel Mudiay had 16 points each, while the two other starters Jusuf Nurkic and Nikola Jokic also scored in double figures.

Nurkic added 13 points and Jokic came up with 12, while Jameer Nelson came off the bench to score 13.

Denver has lost two of three games.


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