Graham, Raptors Clip Lakers
Posted Jul 19 2008 2:10AM
Toronto 89, L.A. Lakers 71
LAS VEGAS, July 18 – The Toronto Raptors defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 89-71 on the back of Joey Graham’s 20-point outing on Friday during the 2008 NBA Summer League Presented by EA SPORTS.
“For us, it’s good to get a win because that’s first and foremost out there,” Graham said. “We’ve been playing well this week, and tonight we put it all together and we got a W, so we’re happy about that.”
The Raptors led the Lakers throughout the first quarter, outscoring Los Angeles by one, 24-23. The Raptors trio of
In the second half, Toronto mounted a 15-point advantage, 69-54 with under a minute to play in the third quarter, before stretching its lead to as many as 26 in the second half.