Raptors guard Norman Powell, left, runs into Hornets guard Terry Rozier in Saturday night's game at Amalie Arena. Powell led the Raptors with 24 points off the bench.
Chris Boucher, Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet convert eight straight free throws in the final two minutes in the 116-113 victory.
Toronto gets a game-high 25 points from Chris Boucher in the first of five straight home games at Amalie Arena.
The blockbuster deal for the Nets reunites the reigning three-time NBA scoring champ with his teammate in the early days in Oklahoma City.
In the games Toronto’s NBA team has played in Tampa, most fans attended to cheer for the opponent.