The San Antonio Spurs hosted the Toronto Raptors on Monday night, looking to continue their winning streak in the new season. San Antonio entered Monday's matchup having won their first two games of the season. Toronto, on the other hand, was also hoping to get their third straight win as they've started the season 2-0. Prior to Monday's game, the Spurs had won eight straight home games against the Raptors. It was a sellout crowd at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, with more than 18,000 fans in the stands.

Spurs survive again without Kawhi

San Antonio played without their best player Kawhi Leonard in this one, as he is out indefinitely due to a muscle injury.

The Raptors jumped out to an early lead in this one, outscoring the Spurs 23-21 in the first quarter. It was a close game from the beginning as neither team was able to create a big lead. At halftime, the score was tied at 50-50. San Antonio outscored Toronto 25-24 in the third quarter, and they held a 75-74 lead heading into the final period of the game. Teams went back and forth in the fourth quarter, but it was the Spurs who were the more focused team in the end. The final score was 101-97 for Gregg Popovich's squad.

LaMarcus Aldridge led San Antonio in scoring in this one, as he finished with 20 points and also added eight rebounds. Danny Green contributed with 17 points and eight rebounds, while Dejounte Murray added 16 points and 15 rebounds.

For the Raptors, it was their All-Star DeMar DeRozan who led them with 28 points and four assists. C.J. Miles added 13 points, while Serge Ibaka had 13 points and four rebounds.

Giannis leads the Bucks to the victory

The Milwaukee Bucks were at home on Monday night, playing against the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets outscored the Bucks 25-18 in the first quarter and they held a 35-29 lead midway through the second quarter.

At halftime, the score was 54-53 for Charlotte. It was in the third quarter of this game when the Bucks started playing much better. They outscored the Hornets 30-23 in the period and regained the lead at 83-77 heading into the fourth quarter. With the score tied at 94-94 late in the fourth quarter, Milwaukee went on a 9-0 run as they closed out the game.

The final score was 103-94 for the home team.

Giannis Antetokounmpo was once again led the Bucks in their victory. He finished with 32 points, 14 rebounds, and six assists. Khris Middleton added 20 points and six rebounds, while Mirza Teletovic contributed with 15 points off the Bucks bench.

Frank Kaminsky led the way for Charlotte in this one with 18 points and five rebounds. Jeremy Lamb added 17 points and nine rebounds, while Kemba Walker finished the game with 15 points and six assists.