Full Highlights: Raptors 111-118 Rockets, 2019 NBA Japan games
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Raptors 111-118 Rockets
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What's next for Toronto?
Bulls and Nets will be the remaining preseason schedule for the Raptors. Toronto will play inaugurate the regular season October 22nd. by hosting the New Orleans Pelicans.
What's next for Houston?
The Rockets will face the Spurs and the Heat before their season opener against the Bucks.
Both teams will travel back to the states in order to finish their preseason ahead of the start of the coming regular season. 
Rockets win
The Houston Rockets took the second of two games against the Toronto Raptors in Japan by a 118-111 score.
All Star duo
James Harden and Russell Westbrook combined for 44 points. Both guards took 33 shots in total.
Raptors leading scorer
Norman Powell led the Toronto Raptors scorers' with 22 points in 21 minutes.
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How to watch Raptors vs Rockets Japan Series Live TV and Stream
National TV: NBA.com 

Local TV: SNE/O/W/P 

Radio: 790 KBME & 740 KTRH / 850 KEYH & 101.7 F

Fan night
Both teams shared a 'fan night' ahead of Thursday's game.
No Kawhi
The expectations for the Toronto Raptors without Kawhi Leonard in their roster are the same for this coming year. With a lot of depth, Nick Nurse's team is a candidate to win the Eastern Conference.
Current NBA Champions
The 2018 / 2019 NBA champions are back in action and everyone is loving it. Fred VanVleet and Pascal Siakam were the two players that received the most attention by the Japanese fans and journalists. 
Free time
The Rockets enjoyed their day off visiting the touristic places in Japan. 
Duo Harden - Westbrook
One of the scariest duos in the NBA with James Harden and Russell Westbrook will try to come back to the US from Japan with at least one victory in their pocket. 
The Toronto Raptors were able to get a 'dub' in the game one at Japan with a 134-129 win against the Houston Rockets.
Game 2 at Japan
This will be the second of two games that the Rockets and Raptors play in Asia as a part of the 2019 NBA Japan Games.
The game will be played at the Saitama 2002 Stadium.
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