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Leonard has 27 as Raptors rout Magic 115-96, clinch series

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Raptors turned in another dominant defensive effort, extending their playoff winning streak to a team-record four and clinching a berth in the second round.

Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, Pascal Siakam added 24 and the Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 115-96 on Tuesday night, winning their first-round playoff series in five games.

Kyle Lowry scored 14 points as the Raptors finished off the Magic with ease, bouncing back from a Game 1 defeat to win by double-digits in three of the next four. Toronto led by as many as 37 in the clincher, their biggest-ever margin in a playoff game.

''We kind of figured it out and made a good adjustment after Game 1,'' Lowry said. ''We were a little bit too soft in coverages and we figured it out really quickly, what we wanted to do, how we needed to help each other and how we needed to play. To figure it out that quick is a really good thing for us. We've just got to continue to build off it.''

Toronto will face Philadelphia in the second after the 76ers eliminated Brooklyn Tuesday. It's the fourth straight year the Raptors have reached the second round.

''Should be a great series, man,'' Raptors coach Nick Nurse said of facing the Sixers. ''Obviously, it's a team with tremendous size, starting right off the bat with (Joel) Embiid inside. But they're big all over.''

Leonard made 8 of 11 shots, including 5 of 5 from 3-point range, as the Raptors jumped on Orlando early and never trailed. Leonard also made all six of his free throws. He checked out to cheers of ''MVP, MVP'' with 8:05 to play and Toronto up 105-75.

D.J. Augustin scored 15 points, Terrence Ross had 12 and Aaron Gordon 11 for the Magic, who won 104-101 on Augustin's late 3-pointer in Game 1 but never again topped 96 points, and twice finished with 85 or fewer.

''We were never able, after Game 1, to handle the ball against their defense the way we needed to,'' Orlando coach Steve Clifford said. ''To me, that was the biggest factor.''

Orlando made 32 of 83 shots Tuesday, including 9 of 34 from 3-point range.

''We're obviously disappointed that we didn't put up a better fight, especially tonight,'' Magic center Nikola Vucevic said.

The Magic hadn't reached the postseason since 2012. That year, Orlando won its opener on the road against Indiana, then lost four straight. The Magic haven't advanced past the opening round since 2010, when they lost to Boston in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Clifford said inexperience wasn't a factor in his young team's early exit.

''We weren't afraid, we didn't play well enough,'' he said.

Lowry scored Toronto's first nine points and had 12 in the opening quarter. Orlando missed 10 of its first 11 shots and went 0 for 7 from 3-point range in the first. Toronto was up 35-19 after one.

''Kyle played great tonight,'' Leonard said. ''He got us all going with that amazing first quarter. We all just fed off his energy.''

The Magic missed 11 straight from long range before Fournier connected at 7:55 of the second. Toronto answered with a 6-0 spurt, opening a 50-29 lead with 6:48 to go until halftime. Leonard and Siakam each had seven points in the second and the Raptors held a 67-47 lead at the intermission.

Toronto took a commanding 99-70 lead into the fourth.

TIP-INS

Magic: Vucevic missed his first four shots and had three fouls in a scoreless first quarter, playing only five minutes. Vucevic scored his first basket at 9:54 of the third, when Orlando trailed by 26. He shot 3 for 10 and scored six points. ... Khem Birch led Orlando with 11 rebounds.

Raptors: Toronto had 19 assists on 23 baskets in the first half, a Raptors record for a single half of a postseason game. They finished with 34 assists on 41 baskets, a team playoff record. ... G Fred VanVleet led Toronto with 10 assists while Lowry had nine. ... Five games is the quickest Toronto has ever won a seven-game series. ... F Chris Boucher (back) was not available.

STREAKING

Toronto won three straight playoff games against Milwaukee in the first round in 2017. The Raptors also won three straight in 2001, two against the New York Knicks and one against Philadelphia.

POINT THE FINGER

Lowry left at 2:41 of the second quarter and headed to the locker room after jamming the ring finger on his right hand while deflecting a ball. He returned to start the second half, and was wearing a splint after the game.

''It popped out but it's fine,'' Lowry said. ''I popped it back in. I've got a couple of days to get it back and recover. It will be better by Game 1.''

MILESTONES

Lowry reached 1,000 career playoff points, while Toronto's Danny Green became the eighth active player with 200 3-pointers in the playoffs.

TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE

Down 115-78 with 5:13 left, Orlando scored the game's final 18 points.

UP NEXT

Toronto will host Philadelphia in Game 1 of the second round.

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:40 +2 Kyle Lowry made finger-roll layup, assist by Danny Green 0-2
11:25   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
11:17   Personal foul on Nikola Vucevic  
11:02   Kawhi Leonard missed fade-away jump shot  
10:58   Defensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic  
10:51   Unsportsmanlike technical foul  
10:51 +1 D.J. Augustin made free throw 1-2
10:45   D.J. Augustin missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:42   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
10:38 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot 1-5
10:21   Nikola Vucevic missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:18   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
10:11 +2 Kyle Lowry made layup, assist by Kawhi Leonard 1-7
10:00   Personal foul on Marc Gasol  
9:54   Personal foul on Danny Green  
9:37   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
9:35 +2 Kyle Lowry made layup 1-9
9:21   Offensive foul on Aaron Gordon  
9:21   Turnover on Aaron Gordon  
9:07 +2 Kawhi Leonard made dunk 1-11
9:07   Shooting foul on Aaron Gordon  
9:07 +1 Kawhi Leonard made free throw 1-12
8:53   Evan Fournier missed driving layup  
8:50   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
8:44   Marc Gasol missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:41   Defensive rebound by Aaron Gordon  
8:37 +2 Aaron Gordon made finger-roll layup 3-12
8:21   Kawhi Leonard missed reverse layup  
8:19   Defensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic  
8:03   Nikola Vucevic missed hook shot  
7:54   Offensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
7:51 +2 Pascal Siakam made finger-roll layup, assist by Danny Green 3-14
7:32   D.J. Augustin missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:29   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
6:59   Nikola Vucevic missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:56   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
6:42   Shooting foul on Nikola Vucevic  
6:42 +1 Marc Gasol made 1st of 2 free throws 3-17
6:42 +1 Marc Gasol made 2nd of 2 free throws 3-18
6:36   Offensive foul on Nikola Vucevic  
6:36   Turnover on Nikola Vucevic  
6:36   Unsportsmanlike technical foul  
6:36 +1 Kawhi Leonard made free throw 3-19
6:13   Lost ball turnover on Jonathan Isaac, stolen by Kawhi Leonard  
6:05   Danny Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:02   Offensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
5:59   Out of bounds turnover on Kawhi Leonard  
5:39   Jonathan Isaac missed floating jump shot  
5:35   Offensive rebound by Jonathan Isaac  
5:34   Personal foul on Kyle Lowry  
5:24   Evan Fournier missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:19   Lost ball turnover on Khem Birch, stolen by Kyle Lowry  
5:09 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Pascal Siakam 3-22
4:49 +2 Evan Fournier made floating jump shot 5-22
4:19   Defensive rebound by Terrence Ross  
4:05   Evan Fournier missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:45 +3 Marc Gasol made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Danny Green 5-25
3:23 +2 Evan Fournier made jump shot 7-25
3:04 +3 Pascal Siakam made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 7-28
2:42   Bad pass turnover on Terrence Ross, stolen by Serge Ibaka  
2:36 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 7-31
2:23 +2 Terrence Ross made floating jump shot, assist by Michael Carter-Williams 9-31
2:09   Traveling violation turnover on Pascal Siakam  
2:06   Personal foul on Fred VanVleet  
1:55   Personal foul on Norman Powell  
1:55 +1 Wesley Iwundu made 1st of 2 free throws 10-31
1:45   Norman Powell missed floating jump shot  
1:43   Defensive rebound by Khem Birch  
1:35   Defensive rebound by Danny Green  
1:26 +2 Wesley Iwundu made dunk, assist by Khem Birch 13-31
1:09 +2 Fred VanVleet made reverse layup, assist by Pascal Siakam 13-33
1:00   Personal foul on Norman Powell  
1:00 +1 Michael Carter-Williams made 1st of 2 free throws 14-33
1:00 +1 Michael Carter-Williams made 2nd of 2 free throws 15-33
0:32   Pascal Siakam missed layup  
0:28   Defensive rebound by Khem Birch  
0:24 +2 Terrence Ross made jump shot, assist by Michael Carter-Williams 19-33
0:01 +2 Serge Ibaka made jump shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 19-35
0:00   End of period  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:46 +2 Aaron Gordon made dunk, assist by Michael Carter-Williams 21-35
11:24 +2 Norman Powell made driving layup, assist by Fred VanVleet 21-37
11:01   Defensive rebound by Jodie Meeks  
10:53   Personal foul on Michael Carter-Williams  
10:48   Offensive foul on Serge Ibaka  
10:48   Turnover on Serge Ibaka  
10:40   Shooting foul on Jodie Meeks  
10:40 +1 Khem Birch made free throw 24-37
10:26   Lost ball turnover on Pascal Siakam, stolen by Michael Carter-Williams  
10:24   Shooting foul on Jodie Meeks  
10:24 +1 Terrence Ross made 1st of 2 free throws 25-37
10:24 +1 Terrence Ross made 2nd of 2 free throws 26-37
10:02 +3 Fred VanVleet made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 26-40
9:41   Fred VanVleet missed layup  
9:40   Offensive rebound by Norman Powell  
9:31   Terrence Ross missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:27   Defensive rebound by Serge Ibaka  
9:15 +2 Serge Ibaka made hook shot, assist by Norman Powell 26-42
9:15   Shooting foul on Michael Carter-Williams  
9:12   Defensive rebound by Khem Birch  
8:53   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
8:42 +2 Fred VanVleet made floating jump shot 26-44
8:28   Michael Carter-Williams missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:25   Defensive rebound by Fred VanVleet  
8:11   Bad pass turnover on Kyle Lowry, stolen by Evan Fournier  
8:01   Personal foul on Kyle Lowry  
7:55 +3 Evan Fournier made 3-pt. jump shot 29-44
7:40 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 29-47
7:17   TOR team rebound  
7:17   Personal foul on Khem Birch  
7:17 +1 Kawhi Leonard made free throw 29-48
7:02 +2 Norman Powell made driving dunk, assist by Kyle Lowry 29-50
6:48   Offensive foul on Aaron Gordon  
6:26   Kyle Lowry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:26   Personal foul on Serge Ibaka  
6:18 +3 D.J. Augustin made 3-pt. jump shot 32-50
6:03 +2 Norman Powell made finger-roll layup, assist by Serge Ibaka 32-52
5:42   Offensive foul on D.J. Augustin  
5:42   Norman Powell missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:22   Defensive rebound by Khem Birch  
5:13 +3 Terrence Ross made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by D.J. Augustin 35-52
5:02   Offensive foul on Marc Gasol  
5:02   Turnover on Marc Gasol  
4:35   Shooting foul on Jonathan Isaac  
4:35 +1 Kawhi Leonard made 1st of 3 free throws 38-53
4:35 +1 Kawhi Leonard made 2nd of 3 free throws 38-54
4:35 +1 Kawhi Leonard made 3rd of 3 free throws 38-55
4:25   Shooting foul on Kyle Lowry  
4:25 +1 Evan Fournier made 2nd of 2 free throws 39-55
4:03 +3 Pascal Siakam made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kawhi Leonard 39-58
3:35 +3 D.J. Augustin made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Evan Fournier 42-58
3:26   Shooting foul on Evan Fournier  
3:26 +1 Pascal Siakam made 1st of 2 free throws 42-59
3:26   Pascal Siakam missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
3:24   Defensive rebound by Terrence Ross  
3:12   Offensive foul on Evan Fournier  
3:12   Turnover on Evan Fournier  
3:00   Marc Gasol missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:54   Defensive rebound by Jonathan Isaac  
2:31   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
2:20   Shooting foul on Khem Birch  
2:20 +1 Marc Gasol made 1st of 2 free throws 42-60
2:20 +1 Marc Gasol made 2nd of 2 free throws 42-61
1:48   Fred VanVleet missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:46   Offensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
1:43 +3 Danny Green made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 42-64
1:21   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
1:18   Pascal Siakam missed dunk, blocked by Terrence Ross  
1:14   Defensive rebound by D.J. Augustin  
0:58   Jonathan Isaac missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:56   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
0:51   Danny Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:48   Defensive rebound by Khem Birch  
0:33   Shooting foul on Pascal Siakam  
0:33   Unsportsmanlike technical foul  
0:33   D.J. Augustin missed free throw  
0:33 +1 D.J. Augustin made 1st of 2 free throws 43-64
0:33 +1 D.J. Augustin made 2nd of 2 free throws 44-64
0:23 +3 Pascal Siakam made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Marc Gasol 44-67
0:03 +3 Wesley Iwundu made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by D.J. Augustin 47-67
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:37   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
11:24 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 47-70
11:08   Evan Fournier missed jump shot  
11:06   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
10:53 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 47-73
10:31   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
10:07   Lost ball turnover on Aaron Gordon, stolen by Danny Green  
10:00   Defensive rebound by Aaron Gordon  
9:54 +2 Nikola Vucevic made jump shot, assist by D.J. Augustin 49-73
9:30   Traveling violation turnover on Danny Green  
9:17   Personal foul on Pascal Siakam  
9:10 +2 Nikola Vucevic made driving dunk, assist by D.J. Augustin 51-73
8:56   Defensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic  
8:45 +3 D.J. Augustin made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Nikola Vucevic 54-73
8:32   Kyle Lowry missed layup  
8:23   Defensive rebound by Danny Green  
8:13   Pascal Siakam missed hook shot  
8:11   Defensive rebound by Evan Fournier  
7:54 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Pascal Siakam 56-76
7:32   Traveling violation turnover on Jonathan Isaac  
7:23   Lost ball turnover on Kawhi Leonard, stolen by Aaron Gordon  
7:19   Shooting foul on Danny Green  
7:19 +1 Aaron Gordon made 1st of 2 free throws 57-76
7:05 +2 Pascal Siakam made hook shot 58-78
6:49   Defensive rebound by Danny Green  
6:08   Aaron Gordon missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:07   ORL team rebound  
6:05   24-second shot clock violation turnover  
5:55   Full timeout called  
5:39   Offensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic  
5:39   Nikola Vucevic missed dunk  
5:37   Offensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic  
5:37   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
5:19 +2 Pascal Siakam made floating jump shot 58-86
5:19   Violation  
5:01   Defensive rebound by Danny Green  
4:51 +2 Kyle Lowry made hook shot 58-88
4:35   Traveling violation turnover on Evan Fournier  
4:25   Out of bounds turnover on Marc Gasol  
4:17   Personal foul on Kawhi Leonard  
4:09   Aaron Gordon missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:06   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
4:03 +2 Kawhi Leonard made dunk, assist by Kyle Lowry 58-90
3:51   Personal foul on Marc Gasol  
3:40 +2 Nikola Vucevic made finger-roll layup 60-88
3:28   Marc Gasol missed floating jump shot  
3:20 +3 D.J. Augustin made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Michael Carter-Williams 63-88
2:53   Pascal Siakam missed jump shot  
2:51   Defensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic  
2:46   Personal foul on Kyle Lowry  
2:46 +1 Michael Carter-Williams made 1st of 2 free throws 64-88
2:36   Shooting foul on Michael Carter-Williams  
2:36 +1 Pascal Siakam made 1st of 2 free throws 65-89
2:36 +1 Pascal Siakam made 2nd of 2 free throws 65-90
2:21 +3 Terrence Ross made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Michael Carter-Williams 68-90
2:04 +2 Serge Ibaka made hook shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 68-92
1:40   Michael Carter-Williams missed floating jump shot  
1:38   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
1:23 +3 Danny Green made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 68-95
1:07   Lost ball turnover on Michael Carter-Williams, stolen by Danny Green  
1:03 +2 Norman Powell made dunk, assist by Fred VanVleet 68-97
0:46   Defensive rebound by Danny Green  
0:36 +2 Pascal Siakam made hook shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 68-99
0:14   Shooting foul on Serge Ibaka  
0:14 +1 Michael Carter-Williams made 1st of 2 free throws 69-99
0:02   Fred VanVleet missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:00   Defensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic  

4th Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:46 +2 Serge Ibaka made jump shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 70-101
11:30 +2 Michael Carter-Williams made finger-roll layup 72-101
11:30   Shooting foul on Jodie Meeks  
11:30 +1 Michael Carter-Williams made free throw 73-101
11:06   Defensive rebound by Terrence Ross  
10:51   Personal foul on Fred VanVleet  
10:45   Bad pass turnover on Terrence Ross, stolen by Serge Ibaka  
10:41   Shooting foul on Evan Fournier  
10:41 +1 Pascal Siakam made 1st of 2 free throws 73-102
10:41 +1 Pascal Siakam made 2nd of 2 free throws 73-103
10:31 +2 Aaron Gordon made floating jump shot 75-103
10:31