All good things have to come to an end.
Following their nail-biting loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, our NBA.com Staff is handing out grades for each key player on the Toronto Raptors based on how they played in the 2020 NBA Playoffs.
Which one of them surpassed expectations and who came up short?
Below, you’ll find each player’s grade, along with a key stat and their full report card.
Key stat: With Lowry on the court, the Raptors have outscored opponents by 2.2 points per 100 possessions in the last seven postseasons. With him on the bench, the Raptors have been outscored by 11.8 points per 100 possessions.
Key stat: Siakam’s true shooting percentage – a statistic that takes into account field goal percentage, 3-point percentage and free throw percentage – fell from 55.4 percent in the regular season to 46.2 percent in the playoffs.
Key stat: VanVleet led the Raptors in points (19.6) and assists (6.9) per game in the playoffs.
Key stat: 0.5. You know why.
Key stat: Ibaka shot 57.3 percent from the field, 51.1 percent from the perimeter and a perfect 14-for-14 from the free throw line in the playoffs.
Key stat: The Raptors were outscored by 2.6 points per 100 possessions with Gasol on the court in the playoffs, the worst net rating among Toronto’s rotational players.
Key Stat: Powell in Toronto’s seven playoff wins: 15.1 points on 56.3 percent shooting. In five losses: 10.3 points on 37.5 percent shooting.
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