DeMar DeRozan said that eventually he would make shots. On Thursday night, he finally did. Two days after saying it “wasn’t the end of the world” that he had connected on only 27 percent of his field goal attempts in Games 1 and 2, DeRozan scored 21 points — 12 in the first quarter — and the Toronto Raptors routed the Indiana Pacers 101-85 in Game 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take a 2-1 series lead.
The All-Star swingman shot 7-for-19 from the field and went 7-for-9 from the free throw line. In the first two games of the series, he shot 10-for-37 and went 4-for-6 from the line — including zero free throw attempts in Game 2.
Sourec: Mike Mazzeo of ESPN
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