Game Preview: Austin Spurs vs. Raptors 905

By Raptors 905 | March 12, 2017

Raptors 905 are back home after their five-game road trip and are set to take on the Austin Spurs at the Air Canada Center. The 905 are coming off a 112-106 loss to the Salt Lake City Stars, but still clinched the franchises first playoff birthday on Saturday. The Austin Spurs will enter today’s contest against the 905 with a 19-22 record after falling 104-101 to Canton on Saturday.

Game time: 12PM ET

Broadcast Info: Link posted prior to tip-off

Perfect from the field: Raptors 905 forward Antwaine Wiggins had himself a perfect shooting day, making all eight shots he took from the field vs Salt Lake City.

Super six: The Raptors 905 continued their balanced scoring against Salt Lake City. Six 905 players reached double digits in scoring, led by 18 from Axel Toupane, Brady Heslip, and Wiggins.

Tough percentages: The Austin Spurs have the leagues best three-point shooting percentage at 39.1 percent. The Spurs efficiency isn’t just from behind the arc, Austin’s field goal percentage on the season is 47.3% which is tied for third highest in the D-League.

Battle on the boards: The Raptors 905 come into today’s game averaging 45.9 rebounds per game. This could be a deciding factor in todays game against a Spurs team that is near the bottom of the league in that category averaging just 42.8 rebounds per game.

Last two home dates: The Raptors 905 have just two more regular season home dates left at the Hershey Center, March 18th vs the Long Island Nets, and March 30th vs the Windy City Bulls. Get your tickets here: http://raptors905.dleague.nba.com/tickets/