For almost 4 minutes the Toronto Raptors offence revolved round rookie Terence Davis. He made the a lot of the alternative.
The 22-year-old guard scored a career-best 16 factors within the fourth quarter of Toronto’s 132-96 blowout of the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Monday night time. It was simply the 13th sport of his NBA profession, and all of his factors got here with the Raptors nursing a wholesome lead.
“I am simply taking part in, man. Truthfully. I am simply taking part in the sport of basketball,” stated Davis, who additionally had a career-high seven assists. “My teammates saved discovering me.”
Davis drained a three-pointer with 9:01 left to play within the sport, giving Toronto a 105-78 lead along with his first factors of the night time.
After Raptors ahead Chris Boucher tipped the ball in and Charlotte’s Miles Bridges had a three-pointer, Davis stole the ball and sank one other three-pointer to make it 110-81. The Hornets turned over the ball once more on the following possession, with Pascal Siakam discovering Davis past the arc, for the rookie’s third three-pointer of the sport.
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In line with Davis, he may have scored much more.
“I turned down one excessive of the important thing from Pascal. He informed me to shoot it, however I did not,” stated Davis. “Then Matt Thomas informed me to shoot one as nicely. I simply took what the sport gave me.”
Davis sank two free throws with 6:22 remaining for a 115-81 Raptors lead, then…