saturday's nba review: toronto raptors maintain perfect start

15:00    28 Oct 2018

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas
Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks maintained their perfect start to the 2018/19 National Basketball Association (NBA) season.

The Raptors secured a 116-107 victory over Dallas Mavericks in an encounter which was played at the Scotiabank Arena on Saturday.

As a result, they remained at the top of the Atlantic Division standings having accumulated 12 points from six matches.

The win over the Mavericks improved the Raptors to 6-0, the best start in franchise history.

The Raptors have DR Congo-born power forward Serge Ibaka on their books.

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Meanwhile, the defending champions Golden State Warriors also recorded a 128-100 victory over New York Knicks at the Madison Square Garden in New York, USA.

The 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant scored 25 of his 41 points in Warriors' ruthless fourth-quarter clinic.

The win saw the Warriors remain at the top of the Pacific standings having collected 10 points from six games.

Saturday's NBA results

Charlotte Hornets 135-106 Chicago Bulls

New York Knicks 100-128 Golden State Warriors

Toronto Raptors 116-107 Dallas Mavericks

Minnesota Timberwolves 95-125 Milwaukee Bucks

New Orleans Pelicans 117-115 Brooklyn Nets

Houston Rockets 113-133 Los Angles Clippers

Sacramento Kings 116-112 Washington Wizards
 

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