TAIPEI (The China Post) – Toronto Raptors faced Oklahoma City Thunder in a road trip on March 21. After scoring 20 points in the last game with the Knicks, Jeremy Lin entered the game from the bench to replace Kyle Lowry due to an injured ankle. Lin scored 6 points, and the Raptors eventually beat Thunder 123-114 in overtime.
First met at this season, Thunder’s Russell Westbrook averaged 22.9 points, 11.1 rebounds, and 10.5 assists, bringing a serious headache to other competing teams.
Jeremy Lin came off the bench with 1 minute 58 seconds left in the first quarter. He scored mid-range with Pascal Siakam’s assist, following by fouls and free throws.
Raptors kept on attacking the rim in the second quarter with Lin organizing the offense strategy. Both Fred VanVleet and Kawhi Leonard made the hoop with three-pointers, leading the Thunder 63-55 and ending the first half of the game.
In the final quarter Lin failed to score with his three-pointers at first but manage to shoot a lay-up later on. In total, Lin scored 6 points, 1 rebound, and 1 steal during the game.