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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Toronto Raptors: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The Oklahoma City Thunder (7-16) play against the Toronto Raptors (13-13) at Scotiabank Arena

Game Time: 7:30 PM EST on Wednesday December 8, 2021

Oklahoma City Thunder 0, Toronto Raptors 0 (7:30 pm ET)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander got a nice ovation in his hometown pic.twitter.com/F4LkVEI0dH7:37 PM

Michael Grange @michaelgrange
Chris Boucher makes his 15th career start tonight vs. OKC Thunder and fellow Montrealer Lu Dort. Boucher averaged 15.1 points and 7.9 rebounds in 14 starts last season. – 7:32 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
tipping off in Tdot ⚡️
Presented by @EnableMidstream pic.twitter.com/HJyhHGpukP7:30 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors
Scottie being Scottie pic.twitter.com/7NokYTBTlO7:29 PM

James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
There’s 5:50 left in the first quarter and the Pistons already have just two less free throws (4) than they did the entire game OKC (6). – 7:22 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors
Tonight’s @Invisalign starting lineup pic.twitter.com/XMHsu3tI5A7:22 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
To welcome home Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Lu Dort, MLSE has dropped the building’s temperature to -1 million. – 7:20 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors
Slowwwww it down! @Gary Trent Jr. pic.twitter.com/n78iTdeylF7:12 PM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
If the score monitors are correct, Chris Boucher starting at C for Raptors – 7:05 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors
We love us some posters!
Keep the creativity coming y’all! pic.twitter.com/JIO5epPvH56:58 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
international pic.twitter.com/tbHzwIZGqa6:28 PM

Aaron Rose @AaronBenRose
Apparently Yuta Watanabe is (or was) a big baseball player, according to thunder coach Mark Daigneault – 6:17 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
the boy, but still the man pic.twitter.com/83ZYapMFe56:14 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Raptors have only had both their centers – Birch and Achiuwa – available in half of their 24 games (they’re 7-5 in those games). Those two guys have accounted for 78% of the team’s minutes at C this season. This is the first time they won’t have either of them in the lineup. – 6:14 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Thunder starters at Raptors
– SGA
– Giddey
– Dort
– Bazley
– Robinson-Earl – 6:07 PM

Toronto Raptors @Raptors
It’s brick outside ❄️ pic.twitter.com/Il1WUn6lQf6:04 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
SGA warming up pic.twitter.com/Ws4qRfD02h5:54 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Josh Giddey on being named Western Conference Rookie of the Month: “It was cool. The individual awards are good, but it’s always been about the team.” – 5:50 PM

Michael Grange @michaelgrange
Precious Achiuwa (shoulder) is out vs. Thunder. Aggravated previous injury. Birch and OG also out. – 5:50 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Precious Achiuwa is not available because of shoulder tendinitis. The Raptors will have no centre tonight against the Thunder. – 5:49 PM

Aaron Rose @AaronBenRose
Precious Achiuwa is out tonight – 5:48 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Homecoming game for SGA and Dort (close enough). Should be a fun one. pic.twitter.com/tnc6dmebQD5:11 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Precious Achiuwa is questionable tonight because of his recurring shoulder tendinitis. Centres: Who needs ‘em? – 4:08 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
Lu gets up and the Sonic Slam !
Wanna win @sonicdrivein cash?
Enter for tonight’s game: https://t.co/qxnZe5Bxk3 pic.twitter.com/RHjTrmiFRH4:00 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Precious Achiuwa has been added to the Raptors’ injury report for tonight’s game vs OKC. He’s questionable with his lingering right shoulder tendinitis. Anunoby and Birch already ruled OUT. – 3:14 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
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Doug Smith @SmithRaps
As well as having Birch and Anunoby out, the Raptors have just now labelled Achiuwa questionable for tonight with some shoulder issues – 3:11 PM

Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob
Precious Achiuwa is questionable to play tonight with right shoulder tendinitis. – 3:11 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder @okcthunder
Montreal’s Finest vs Toronto’s Own pic.twitter.com/SxHrxz50VC2:33 PM