The Atlantic division leading Toronto Raptors proved too hard to handle for the Utah Jazz on Wednesday evening as the Canadian outfit enjoyed a 10-point victory for a club-record 11th straight home win.
A rested and refreshed Kyle Lowry was in devastating form for the hosts.
The All-Star point guard scored 32 points, had five assists, four rebounds and three steals in a dominant display.
After sitting out Sunday’s defeat by Detroit, DeMar DeRozan looked fresh as a daisy as he chipped in with 31 points.
Gordon Hayward had 26 points for the Jazz but it wasn’t enough to stop his side suffering their fourth straight loss and seventh defeat from 11 games.
Toronto led for the entire second half and went on to enjoy a 104-94 win – the team’s fifth triumph in six games.