OverviewLA Lakers v Toronto Raptors
The Los Angeles Lakers were rampant at the start of this rivalry. They first played the Toronto Raptors in 1995 and earned a 120-103 victory. Then, during the 2000s, the Lakers just kept winning. They finished the decade with a 16-4 winning record in this fixture. But Toronto bounced back in the 2010s and won 12 of their 19 meetings during that period. One of the most memorable games between the pair was in 2006. LA won it 122-104, with Kobe Bryant scoring 81 points. At the time, it was the second-highest total in the NBA’s history.