Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving stepped up and led the Brooklyn Nets to their first win of the season as they defeated the Toronto Raptors.
The Brooklyn Nets got their first win of the season as they defeated the Toronto Raptors by 109-105. The Nets bounced back after suffering the loss against the New Orleans Pelicans in their opening game.
Kyrie Irving, who struggled against the Pelicans had a great night against the Raptors as he scored 30 points and showed the world that his focus is still on basketball. Kevin Durant also continued his impressive start to the season as he scored 27 points.
Claxton also had a big game against the Raptors as he ended up with 19 points and 11 rebounds while Ben Simmons also contributed massively on the defensive end. For the Raptors, Pascal Siakam put on a show as he scored 37 points, along with 13 rebounds and 11 assists.
This was a great result for the Nets who needed this win to get their season going, and now they will be much more confident going forward as they get ready to face the Memphis Grizzlies next.
Fan reactions to Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant shining in the Nets win over the Raptors:
The Brooklyn Nets were extremely happy to see their star duo shining in the win against a tough Toronto Raptors team, and here are some of the best reactions to it:
- “When he got to the NBA, there was nothing new to him”: Matt Barnes predicts Luka Doncic to become the best foreign-born player in the history of the NBA
- “It was a breath of fresh air”- Zion Williamson speaks up after a dominant performance for the Pelicans in their win over the Brooklyn Nets
- “This version of AD is a total game changer for the entire league”- Nick Wright was impressed with Anthony Davis’ performance against the Golden State Warriors
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