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James has triple-double, Cavs beat Raptors in OT in Game 1

TORONTO (AP) This time, LeBron James didn't have to do it all by himself.

James had 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds for his 21st career playoff triple-double, J.R. Smith scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 113-112 in overtime on Tuesday night to win Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.

Kyle Korver scored 19 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime after Cleveland never led in regulation. Tristan Thompson had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who have eliminated Toronto in each of the past two postseasons.

''My teammates were unbelievable tonight,'' James said. ''They stepped up when I wasn't at my best.''

Jeff Green scored 16 points and Kevin Love had 13 rebounds.

James, who topped 40 points three times in seven games against Indiana in round one, shot 12 for 30 against Toronto, going 1 for 8 from 3-point range, and called it ''probably one of my worst games of the season.''

Still, James came through when it counted, tying the score with two baskets in the final 92 seconds of regulation to complete Cleveland's comeback from a double-digit deficit.

''It got to a one-possession, two-possession game,'' James said. ''That's what I like the most.''

Toronto's Fred VanVleet missed a 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds to go in overtime that could have won it for the Raptors, who couldn't hold on after taking a 10-point lead early in the fourth quarter.

''He got a heck of a shot,'' Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan said. ''I'll live with him shooting that shot 10 times out of 10. We got a good look and it just didn't fall.''

Jonas Valanciunas had 21 points and 21 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 18 points and 10 assists, and DeRozan scored 22 points for the Raptors, who host Game 2 on Thursday night.

The Cavaliers beat the Raptors in six games in the Eastern Conference finals in 2016 before going on to win their first NBA championship. Last year, Cleveland swept Toronto in the second round.

Korver's 3 early in overtime gave the Cavaliers their first lead of the game, 108-105.

Lowry's three-point play made it 113-112 with 57 seconds to go and, after the Cavs were called for a shot-clock violation, Toronto had one more chance to win, but VanVleet couldn't come through.

''We feel good about the win but I think we were also very fortunate,'' Korver said.

VanVleet was one of four Raptors to miss in the final seconds of regulation. Toronto got four looks at the potential winning basket but missed all four, including a wide-open 3 by VanVleet, giving Cleveland the ball with 0.6 seconds remaining. Green inbounded to James, but his shot bounced off the rim.

The Raptors shot 5 for 24 in the fourth quarter, with Valanciunas missing six of seven attempts. Toronto missed its final 11 shot attempts in regulation.

''I don't know if it was nerves or yips or what,'' Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. ''Just things that shot ourselves in the foot when we had a 10-point lead.''

DeRozan scored 11 points in the first, connecting on five of eight attempts, and Lowry had eight points and five assists as Toronto led 33-19. James was 3 of 5 in the first but the rest of the Cavs shot 4 for 18.

James, who averaged more than 41 minutes in Cleveland's first-round series against Indiana, checked out with 3:31 left in the first. With James on the bench, the Cavs scored two points the rest of the quarter.

Green and Smith each scored 11 points in the second and the Cavs found their shooting stroke, connecting on 14 of 22 attempts. James had five assists in the period as Cleveland cut the deficit to 60-57 at halftime.

VanVleet took exception to a shove from James at the end of one play and made an attempt to get at the Cavs star, but was restrained by teammates.

Valanciunas had 13 points and eight rebounds in the third, but Korver scored 10 points and James had eight to keep the Cavs close. Toronto led 87-82 heading to the fourth.

''He was kicking our butt in the third quarter,'' James said of Valanciunas. ''Luckily, I just felt like he wore down a little bit in the fourth.''

TIP-INS

Cavaliers: James is second only to Magic Johnson (30) in career playoff triple-doubles. ... James dove into a courtside broadcast table in search of a loose ball late in the fourth. ... Love missed all four of his shot attempts in the first went 1 for 7 in the first half. He finished 3 for 13.

Raptors: Toronto had 10 assists on 13 made baskets in the first. ... The Raptors had nine turnovers in the first half, leading to 15 points for the Cavaliers. They finished with 14, leading to 21 Cleveland points. ... Actor Wendell Pierce attended the game.

LEAVING IT LATE

According to ESPN, the Cavs are the second team in the past 20 postseasons to win a game in which they never held a lead in regulation. The only other team to do it was Dallas, which won at Oklahoma City on May 23, 2011.

RAP BATTLE

Cleveland's Kendrick Perkins traded angry words with rapper Drake, Toronto's global ambassador, as the teams walked off at halftime, and again at the end of the game. Former Raptors guard Jose Calderon stood in front of Drake during the halftime exchange as Smith gently moved Perkins toward the locker room.

GAME ONE WOES

Toronto is 2-13 in playoff series openers.

UP NEXT

Game 2 is Thursday at 6 p.m.

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:43 +2 DeMar DeRozan made reverse layup, assist by Kyle Lowry 0-2
11:27   Kevin Love missed jump shot  
11:25   Defensive rebound by OG Anunoby  
11:18   OG Anunoby missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:13 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made dunk 0-4
11:13   Offensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
10:58   J.R. Smith missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:52   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
10:45   DeMar DeRozan missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:43   Defensive rebound by Kevin Love  
10:33 +2 George Hill made driving layup 2-4
10:10 +2 OG Anunoby made dunk, assist by Jonas Valanciunas 2-6
9:52 +2 LeBron James made driving dunk, assist by Kevin Love 4-6
9:41   Serge Ibaka missed floating jump shot, blocked by LeBron James  
9:41   Team rebound  
9:37 +2 DeMar DeRozan made floating jump shot, assist by Serge Ibaka 4-8
9:22   George Hill missed floating jump shot  
9:19   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
9:14 +2 Kyle Lowry made driving layup 4-10
8:54   J.R. Smith missed hook shot  
8:52   Offensive rebound by Kevin Love  
8:50   Kevin Love missed fade-away jump shot  
8:47   Offensive rebound by J.R. Smith  
8:44 +3 Kyle Korver made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by J.R. Smith 7-10
8:24   Jonas Valanciunas missed hook shot  
8:18   Offensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
8:16 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made dunk 7-12
8:14   Bad pass turnover on LeBron James, stolen by DeMar DeRozan  
8:06   Offensive foul on Serge Ibaka  
8:06   Offensive foul on Serge Ibaka  
7:54 +3 J.R. Smith made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by LeBron James 10-12
7:42   Out of bounds turnover on DeMar DeRozan  
7:26   Kyle Korver missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:22   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
7:15 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by OG Anunoby 10-15
6:56   Lost ball turnover on Kevin Love, stolen by Kyle Lowry  
6:51 +2 DeMar DeRozan made jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 10-17
6:26   Kevin Love missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:24   Defensive rebound by Serge Ibaka  
6:15   DeMar DeRozan missed turnaround jump shot  
6:13   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
6:06   Personal foul on Jonas Valanciunas  
5:53   LeBron James missed fade-away jump shot  
5:49   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
5:41   Offensive foul on Jonas Valanciunas  
5:41   Offensive foul on Jonas Valanciunas  
5:35   Kicked ball violation  
5:25 +2 Tristan Thompson made hook shot, assist by LeBron James 12-17
5:01   OG Anunoby missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:59   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
4:52 +2 LeBron James made reverse layup 14-17
4:43 +3 OG Anunoby made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 14-20
4:19   Shooting foul on OG Anunoby  
4:19   Team rebound  
4:19   LeBron James missed 1st of 2 free throws  
4:19 +1 LeBron James made 2nd of 2 free throws 15-20
4:13 +2 DeMar DeRozan made floating jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 15-22
4:13   Shooting foul on Tristan Thompson  
4:13 +1 DeMar DeRozan made free throw 15-23
3:55 +2 LeBron James made jump shot 17-23
3:45 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by DeMar DeRozan 17-26
3:31   LeBron James missed floating jump shot  
3:31   Team rebound  
3:31   Personal foul on Tristan Thompson  
3:10 +3 Pascal Siakam made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 17-29
2:51   George Hill missed driving layup, blocked by DeMar DeRozan  
2:51   Team rebound  
2:43   Rodney Hood missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:40   Offensive rebound by Tristan Thompson  
2:36   Discontinue dribble turnover on Rodney Hood  
2:26   Bad pass turnover on DeMar DeRozan, stolen by Jeff Green  
2:21   Shooting foul on Jakob Poeltl  
2:21 +1 Jeff Green made 1st of 2 free throws 18-29
2:21 +1 Jeff Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 19-29
2:06   Shooting foul on Kevin Love  
2:06 +1 Jakob Poeltl made 1st of 2 free throws 19-30
2:06 +1 Jakob Poeltl made 2nd of 2 free throws 19-31
1:57   Personal foul on Pascal Siakam  
1:51   Rodney Hood missed driving layup  
1:49   Defensive rebound by Jakob Poeltl  
1:33 +2 DeMar DeRozan made driving layup, assist by Pascal Siakam 19-33
1:09   Jordan Clarkson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:05   Offensive rebound by Kevin Love  
1:03   Kevin Love missed hook shot  
1:01   Defensive rebound by Jakob Poeltl  
0:56   Delon Wright missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:54   Defensive rebound by Tristan Thompson  
0:46   Jordan Clarkson missed jump shot, blocked by Delon Wright  
0:43   Defensive rebound by Jakob Poeltl  
0:42   Traveling violation turnover on Pascal Siakam  
0:18   Jordan Clarkson missed jump shot  
0:18   Team rebound  
0:00   DeMar DeRozan missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:00   Team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:45 +3 Jordan Clarkson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by LeBron James 22-33
11:16   Pascal Siakam missed jump shot  
11:13   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
10:51   Rodney Hood missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:48   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
10:35   Personal foul on Rodney Hood  
10:28   Shooting foul on Rodney Hood  
10:28 +1 Pascal Siakam made 1st of 2 free throws 22-34
10:28 +1 Pascal Siakam made 2nd of 2 free throws 22-35
10:14 +2 Kevin Love made floating jump shot, assist by LeBron James 24-35
9:59 +2 Delon Wright made floating jump shot 24-37
9:40   Personal foul on Fred VanVleet  
9:34   Kevin Love missed reverse layup  
9:32   Defensive rebound by C.J. Miles  
9:18   Fred VanVleet missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:16   Team rebound  
9:04   Shooting foul on Jakob Poeltl  
9:04 +1 Jeff Green made 1st of 2 free throws 25-37
9:04 +1 Jeff Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 26-37
8:59   Personal foul on Jordan Clarkson  
8:57 +3 C.J. Miles made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Delon Wright 26-40
8:42 +2 LeBron James made hook shot 28-40
8:21   Delon Wright missed floating jump shot  
8:18   Defensive rebound by Kevin Love  
8:14   Shooting foul on Jakob Poeltl  
8:14   LeBron James missed 1st of 2 free throws  
8:14   Team rebound  
8:14   LeBron James missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
8:12   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
8:06   Delon Wright missed floating jump shot  
8:04   Defensive rebound by Jordan Clarkson  
8:02 +2 Rodney Hood made dunk, assist by Jordan Clarkson 30-40
7:42   Jonas Valanciunas missed jump shot  
7:40   Defensive rebound by Kevin Love  
7:34 +2 Jordan Clarkson made reverse layup 32-40
7:28   Shooting foul on Jordan Clarkson  
7:28 +1 Fred VanVleet made 1st of 2 free throws 32-41
7:28 +1 Fred VanVleet made 2nd of 2 free throws 32-42
7:05   Jordan Clarkson missed floating jump shot  
7:02   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
6:52   Jonas Valanciunas missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:48   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
6:46   Kevin Love missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:43   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
6:36 +2 Fred VanVleet made driving layup 32-44
6:21 +2 Jeff Green made driving layup, assist by LeBron James 34-44
6:01   Bad pass turnover on Kyle Lowry, stolen by J.R. Smith  
5:54   Shooting foul on DeMar DeRozan  
5:54 +1 J.R. Smith made 1st of 3 free throws 35-44
5:54 +1 J.R. Smith made 2nd of 3 free throws 36-44
5:54 +1 J.R. Smith made 3rd of 3 free throws 37-44
5:43 +2 DeMar DeRozan made floating jump shot 37-46
5:28 +2 LeBron James made dunk 39-46
5:09 +3 Fred VanVleet made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by DeMar DeRozan 39-49
4:51   J.R. Smith missed jump shot  
4:49   Defensive rebound by Fred VanVleet  
4:37   Offensive foul on Pascal Siakam  
4:37   Offensive foul on Pascal Siakam  
4:26   George Hill missed jump shot  
4:24   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
4:19   Bad pass turnover on Kyle Lowry, stolen by LeBron James  
4:13 +3 J.R. Smith made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by LeBron James 42-49
4:13   Personal foul on Fred VanVleet  
4:13   LeBron James missed free throw  
4:13   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
3:52   Shooting foul on Kyle Korver  
3:52 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 1st of 2 free throws 42-50
3:52 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 2nd of 2 free throws 42-51
3:32   LeBron James missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:30   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
3:25   Kyle Lowry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:23   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
3:12 +3 Jeff Green made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Korver 45-51
2:44   Kyle Lowry missed driving layup  
2:40   Jonas Valanciunas missed dunk  
2:40   Offensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
2:39   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
2:34 +2 J.R. Smith made jump shot 47-51
2:23   Out of bounds turnover on Jonas Valanciunas  
2:02 +2 Jeff Green made jump shot 49-51
1:42 +2 OG Anunoby made dunk, assist by Jonas Valanciunas 49-53
1:23 +2 Jeff Green made alley-oop shot, assist by LeBron James 51-53
1:20   Personal foul on George Hill  
1:20 +1 Kyle Lowry made 1st of 2 free throws 51-54
1:20 +1 Kyle Lowry made 2nd of 2 free throws 51-55
1:04 +3 Kyle Korver made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jeff Green 54-55
0:47 +3 C.J. Miles made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 54-58
0:27 +3 J.R. Smith made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by George Hill 57-58
0:04 +2 DeMar DeRozan made floating jump shot 57-60
0:02   Kyle Korver missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:00   Team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:43   J.R. Smith missed fade-away jump shot  
11:41   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
11:27   Jonas Valanciunas missed hook shot  
11:23   Offensive rebound by Serge Ibaka  
11:23 +2 Serge Ibaka made dunk 57-62
11:09 +2 George Hill made floating jump shot, assist by LeBron James 59-62
10:53 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made floating jump shot, assist by DeMar DeRozan 59-64
10:33   Kyle Korver missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:31   Defensive rebound by DeMar DeRozan  
10:23   Serge Ibaka missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:19   Offensive rebound by OG Anunoby  
10:17 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made hook shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 59-66
10:17   Shooting foul on Kevin Love  
10:17 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made free throw 59-67
9:57 +2 LeBron James made fade-away jump shot 61-67
9:38 +2 Serge Ibaka made jump shot, assist by OG Anunoby 61-69
9:18   LeBron James missed fade-away jump shot  
9:15   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
9:04   Serge Ibaka missed floating jump shot  
9:04   Team rebound  
8:58   Offensive foul on Kyle Lowry  
8:58   Offensive foul on Kyle Lowry  
8:39   Kevin Love missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:37   Defensive rebound by DeMar DeRozan  
8:26   Shooting foul on Kevin Love  
8:26   Team rebound  
8:26   Jonas Valanciunas missed 1st of 2 free throws  
8:26   Jonas Valanciunas missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
8:23   Defensive rebound by J.R. Smith  
8:07   Kyle Korver missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:05   Team rebound  
7:50 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by DeMar DeRozan 61-72
7:26 +2 LeBron James made jump shot 63-72
7:03 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made hook shot, assist by Serge Ibaka 63-74
6:44 +2 Kyle Korver made jump shot, assist by George Hill 65-74
6:23   Kyle Lowry missed floating jump shot, blocked by George Hill  
6:23   Team rebound  
6:21   DeMar DeRozan missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:18   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
6:13   LeBron James missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:11   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
6:01   Jonas Valanciunas missed driving layup, blocked by Jeff Green  
6:01   Offensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
6:01   Shooting foul on George Hill  
6:01 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 1st of 2 free throws 65-75
6:01 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 2nd of 2 free throws 65-76
5:45   J.R. Smith missed jump shot  
5:42   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
5:31   Shooting foul on Jeff Green  
5:31 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 1st of 2 free throws 65-77
5:31 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 2nd of 2 free throws 65-78
5:22   George Hill missed driving layup, blocked by Jonas Valanciunas  
5:22   Team rebound  
5:21 +2 LeBron James made alley-oop shot, assist by Jeff Green 67-78
5:21   Shooting foul on OG Anunoby  
5:21   Team rebound  
5:21   LeBron James missed free throw  
5:13   DeMar DeRozan missed reverse layup  
5:09   Offensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
5:08 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made layup 67-80
4:55 +2 Kyle Korver made jump shot, assist by J.R. Smith 69-80
4:39   Serge Ibaka missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:35   Defensive rebound by LeBron James  
4:28 +2 LeBron James made layup 71-80
4:10   Personal foul on Jeff Green  
4:10 +1