How the game was won: The Raptors weathered 13 threes (on 22 attempts) and a late-game scare from the Hawks thanks to big nights from their starters and making their free throws down the stretch. Amir Johnson had 16 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots for Toronto. Kyle Korver led Atlanta with 20 points on 7-for-10 shooting, including 6-for-7 from beyond the arc.
Turning point: The Raptors used a 10-2 run spanning the end of the third quarter and beginning of the fourth to take a 90-71 lead. Despite a late 11-1 run to trim Toronto’s lead to four with less than two minutes remaining, Atlanta was unable to recover.
Number: 27 The number of free throws made by the Raptors. Toronto made 27-of-33 attempts in comparison to just nine makes on 17 attempts for Atlanta.
Next: The Hawks will play their home opener Saturday night against the Indiana Pacers.