By raptors writer
Their teammates made sure they could enjoy the break with a victory.
Leonard, Green and Ibaka all played in the Raptors’ game in Montreal on Wednesday night, so they were given a game off with the travel to New Orleans.
Anthony Davis had a game-high 36 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans, who concluded a winless preseason. The Pelicans had everyone available, even though they didn’t get home from a road loss in Miami until after early Thursday morning.
The Raptors led 67-64 at halftime and never trailed in the second half, building their lead to as much as 15 in the fourth quarter.
New Orleans pulled within 111-109 with 7:39 left on a layup by Darius Miller. The Raptors finished the game on a 23-10 run.
Raptors forward Chris Boucher left the game with just more than eight minutes left after a collision with Davis as both players leapt into the paint for a rebound. Boucher landed horizontally and his head appeared to strike the court. He remained down a couple minutes while he received treatment and needed help walking to the locker...