VanVleet and Toronto take on the Thunder in non-conference play

December 7, 2021 GMT

Oklahoma City Thunder (7-16, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (11-13, 12th in the Eastern Conference)

Toronto; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder visit Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors in non-conference play.

The Raptors have gone 4-8 at home. Toronto ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 44.2 points per game in the paint led by Scottie Barnes averaging 8.4.

The Thunder are 3-9 on the road. Oklahoma City allows 108.0 points to opponents while being outscored by 9.2 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: VanVleet is scoring 19.8 points per game with 5.0 rebounds and 6.1 assists for the Raptors. Pascal Siakam is averaging 20 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Luguentz Dort averages 2.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Thunder, scoring 17.3 points while shooting 33.5% from beyond the arc. Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 21.7 points and 6.1 assists over the past 10 games for Oklahoma City.


LAST 10 GAMES: Raptors: 4-6, averaging 103.8 points, 43.1 rebounds, 20.9 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.2 points per game.

Thunder: 2-8, averaging 99.1 points, 44.3 rebounds, 19.4 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 41.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points.

INJURIES: Raptors: Khem Birch: day to day (knee), Goran Dragic: out (personal), OG Anunoby: out (hip).

Thunder: Kenrich Williams: out (ankle).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.