Jonas Valanciunas showed no signs of letting up from the Pacers series as he had 24 points, 14 rebounds, and 3 blocks against the Heat in Game 1. The Lithuanian’s tour de force meant he was easily the best player on the Raptors and a formidable force that the Heat and Hassan Whiteside have to reckon with.
Trending in the other direction is Kyle Lowry, who continued to get preferable shots that he “normally” makes only to brick them. Of Lowry’s 13 field goals, 11 were not contested and on any day in the regular season, you’d have put money on him knocking it down. Here’s Lowry’s individual compilation:
Here’s our man shooting in an empty arena after the game to get it going:
— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) May 4, 2016