Dec 22, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Toronto Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan (10) handles the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Jeremy Lamb (11) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Raptors at Thunder final score: Toronto rallies for 104-98 victory


Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, dished out nine assists and grabbed seven rebounds as the Toronto Raptors overcame a 10-point fourth quarter deficit, rallying past the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-98 on Sunday night.

Amir Johnson had 17 points and 13 rebounds and DeMar DeRozan scored 17 points.

Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 27 points, nine rebounds, five assists and two steals while Kevin Durant added 24 points, eight rebounds and three assists.

The Thunder entered the fourth quarter with an 84-75 lead and pushed the lead to 10 (87-77) on a Jeremy Lamb three-pointer with the 10:26 to go. That’s when the Raptors began their rally, going on a 21-6 run, capped by a Jonas Valanciunas three-footer that gave them the lead and a Lowry three that extended that lead to five. The Thunder scored the next five points, tying the game on a Durant trey, but the Thunder would not score in the final 1:39 of the game. The Raptors made six consecutive free throws to ice the game.

The Raptors are now 11-14 while the Thunder are 22-5.

It was the first home loss for the Thunder this season.

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