Ranking this year's Toronto Raptors by total points scored: Surprising name in third

Chris Boucher, Scottie Barnes, Gary Trent Jr., R.J. Barrett, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher, Scottie Barnes, Gary Trent Jr., R.J. Barrett, Toronto Raptors / Mark Blinch/GettyImages
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No. 3: Gary Trent Jr. (859 points)

Surprised to see Gary Trent's name above the likes of Immanuel Quickley or OG Anunoby? That's the fascinating wrinkle of ordering this list by total points scored; his 13.2 points per game average would rank seventh on the team. Yet he has appeared in 65 games this season, by far the most on the team, and his lead will only increase down the stretch.

No. 2: Pascal Siakam (865 points)

Pascal Siakam was the Raptors' leading scorer on a per-game average when he was traded to the Indiana Pacers, which allowed him to open up a lead in total points scored that was quickly eclipsed in his absense. Siakam appeared in 39 total games this season for the Raptors and put up 22.2 points per game.

No. 1: Scottie Barnes (1191 points)

No. 1 on this list is a surprise to no one, as Scottie Barnes has been the team's best player for the vast majority of the season. He took a major step forward in his third season, coming into his own as a point forward and excelling on both ends of the court. After appearing in 60 games (then fracturing his hand and likely missing the rest of the season) he leads the team in nearly every major category: points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks, and despite not being much of a shooter his 101 makes ranks second on the team behind Gary Trent Jr.

The leaderboard may change down the stretch, especially with so many players either no longer on the roster or sitting due to injury. Gradey Dick is likely to pass OG Anunoby for eighth, while Javon Freeman-Liberty will climb up from the bottom merely because he has a pulse. Often looking at the "total" for a stat unveils an interesting wrinkle, but with the ever-changing Raptors, the list looks completely different.