Chicago heads to Miami. The bloody battle was decorated as a god.
The Chicago Bulls defeated the Toronto Raptors 109-105 in the 2023 NBA Play-In Tournament at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Chicago will play a single game over the Miami Heat and the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. While Jack Lavin (39 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists) showed explosive power, Dermar DeRozan (23 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocked shots) also produced support shooting and double electrode.
On the other hand, in Toronto, Fred VanVleet 카지노사이트(26 points, 7 3-point shots, 11 rebounds, 8 assists) played a triple-double level, and Pascal Siakam (32 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists) also played his part, but swallowed regret due to lack of back heart.
Chicago’s start was not smooth. In the first quarter, he gave up 11 points, including 3 3-pointers, to Van Vleet, and passed the early flow. With Rabin only 4 points, DeRozan struggled, but it was not enough to turn the tide of the battle. The score was 23-28 at the end of the first quarter.
Chicago turned around with DeRozan at the beginning of the second quarter, but soon lost its momentum. With Siakam as the axis, the bench members could not control the firepower of Toronto. Chicago even allowed VanVleet a buzzer beater to finish the second quarter with a score of 47-58.
Chicago, which was once behind by 19 points in the third quarter, started a full-fledged chase after the middle of the third quarter. Lavigne changed the atmosphere by showing off his good shooting sense. Chicago ended the third quarter with a score of 72-81, led by Lavigne, who scored 11 points in 2 minutes and 42 seconds at the end of the third quarter.
The flow at the end of the third quarter continued into the fourth quarter. In the middle of the 4th quarter, DeRozan and Lavin took the lead to show off a quick offensive and defensive transition, and Siakam took the initiative away from Toronto.
Afterwards, it was at the end of the fourth quarter that Chicago, which had repeatedly reversed and tied the score, seized the victory. Chicago, which maintained a narrow lead with the addition of DeRozan’s support shot, took a two-point lead, and DeRozan scored two free throws 28.7 seconds before the end of the game. Chicago only had 1 free throw from DeRozan, but Siakam later scored only 1 out of 3 free throws to secure a dramatic victory.