Raptors strike hopes to fans after winning Game 2 over Pacers

April 22, 2016 5:58 am 0 comments Views:
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) dribbles away from Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (13) in game seven of the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) dribbles away from Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (13) in game seven of the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

April 22, 2016 – After beating Indiana Pacers with 98 – 87 in Game 2, Toronto Raptors fans went wild outside the Air Canada Centre that night of Monday. Not only did the Raptors boast up the hopes of their fans for winning the second game and by totally leaving Pacers behind, they also gave supporters a tinge of optimism for a second series in the NBA playoffs.

After the loss they went through on Game 1 last Saturday, the Raptors gave in to that much-needed win by Game 2. They started by leading the second quarter, however, Pacers soon caught them up by running 32 points in the frame and only half down with 53 – 48 at the half. Good thing, by the end of third quarter, the team heaped to a 74-66 lead.

Some fans had presumptions of having this year as another “Year of Defeat”; however, tonight’s game allowed them to see the team in a different perspective, implanting in them a tinge of hope of bringing their name back to the NBA track.  They believed that the team already has in it takes to win the games, but they have to keep their defenses up at all times.

           “The game gave me an “all-time high,” Muszynski-Kwan shared who has been a Raptors fan since kid.

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