It’s paying off quickly.
Trent grabbed a rebound with 5.5 seconds left, raced up court then nailed the game-winning 3-pointer to give Toronto a 103-101 win over the Wizards on Monday.
That keeps the Raptors (20-30, 11th place) within striking defense of the play-in tournament while Washington (17-32, 12th place) falls further in the postseason race.
Trent is just stepping up to help Toronto win. He was +54 in the Raptors’ win over the Warriors on Friday. Though Toronto didn’t fare as well with him on the court tonight (-17), his clutch shooting made the difference.
What a mark to make entering free agency.