Sim’s Raptors rout Satnam’s Legends

Eight different Raptors 905 players scored in double digits, including India’s Sim Bhullar, as the Mississauga club recorded a franchise-record point total, en-route to a 136-80 win over the Texas Legends.

A file photo of Indian basket ball player Sim Bhullar   -  PTI

Eight different Raptors 905 players scored in double digits, including India’s Sim Bhullar, as the Mississauga club recorded a franchise-record point total, en-route to a 136-80 win over the Texas Legends, on Friday evening at Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas.



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Raptors 905 started hot, recording 39 points in each of the first two quarters, leading to a 37-point advantage at halftime. The club’s 78 first-half points marked a franchise record for points in a half, topping the previous best of 71, which occurred on December 19 versus Delaware.

Raptors 905 kept the momentum in the second half, outscoring Texas 27-18 in the third quarter and 31-21 in the final frame, stretching the lead to 56 points late in the fourth quarter, marking the club’s largest lead this season.

Double-digit scorers for Raptors 905 included Scott Suggs (24), Caboclo (22), Greg Smith (16), Melvin Johnson (15), Sim Bhullar (13), Shannon Scott (11), John Jordan (11) and Axel Toupane (10). Caboclo added a game-high 11 rebounds, while Toupane had a game-high seven assists.

Leading the Legends offensively were Tu Holloway (19), Brandon Ashley (13), Jamil Wilson (11) and Patrick Miller (10). India’s other player on the court, Satnam Singh, scored six points and grabbed six rebounds in the game, after playing for 22 minutes.

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