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DeRozan scores 32 points, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Raptors rode to a seldom-used lineup to move within a game of advancing in the NBA playoffs.

DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 points and 10 assists and the Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 108-98 on Wednesday night in Game 5.

Toronto rebounded after losing Games 3 and 4 on the road to take a 3-2 series lead back to Washington for Game 6 on Friday night. The home team has won all five games in the series.

The only team in the NBA to avoid losing three straight at any point this season, the Raptors went 5-0 following back-to-back losses during the regular season, and have not lost three straight since last year's second-round sweep against Cleveland. The last time Toronto lost three regular-season games in a row was from Feb. 8 to 14, 2017.

Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had not played a single fourth-quarter minute in the series before getting the call down the stretch to play alongside Delon Wright, Lowry, DeRozan and C.J. Miles, a group that barely shared the floor this season.

''We're all capable of going it offensively and defensively and it showed tonight,'' DeRozan said. ''Everybody stepped up and Delon stepped up big.''

Raprtors coach Dwane Casey acknowledged he was ''searching'' for the right lineup combination

''I thought Delon Wright did a good job down the stretch handling the ball,'' Casey said. ''It gave us an opportunity for Kyle and DeMar to get off the ball a little bit more and I thought that was the difference.''

Wright scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, and Valanciunas had 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Raptors improved to 5-0 in home Game 5s over the past five years.

''Delon Wright came in and made some big shots and big plays for them,'' Washington's John Wall said. ''Whenever he gets over 10 or 15, nine times out of 10 they win the game. He's a big key to their team when they go small.''

Wall had 26 points, and Bradley Beal added 20 for the Wizards. They went nearly four minutes without scoring down the stretch. Marcin Gortat had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Washington shot 8 for 24 in the fourth quarter, and Toronto had 15 rebounds in the final frame.

''We feel like we let one slip away,'' Wall said. ''They made the biggest shots at the end of the game.''

The Raptors won despite being out rebounded 50-35.

''They crushed us on rebounds,'' Lowry said.

Wall connected on 10 of 21 shots but missed all four of his attempts from 3-point range.

''He's a tough cover,'' Casey said. ''He's one of the best in the league. I've said that he's a miniature LeBron when he has the ball coming at you because he's so strong and powerful.''

Toronto trailed 87-82 after a three-point play by Kelly Oubre Jr. with 8:52 left, but regained the lead with a 6-0 run over the next 1:20.

After Washington's Markieff Morris dunked with 4:06 left, Wright replied with a 3 and, after a missed shot by Wall, converted a layup off a pass from DeRozan to give the Raptors a 99-93 lead with 2:59 remaining.

Washington didn't score again until Beal's 3 with 16 seconds left.

''The ball became a little bit stagnant tonight down the stretch,'' Brooks said. ''We need to get some more ball movement.''

TIP-INS

Wizards: Gortat had six rebounds in the first quarter. ... The Wizards had nine offensive rebounds in the first half, compared to two for Toronto. Washington finished with 14 offensive rebounds, while Toronto had six.

Raptors: Fred VanVleet (right shoulder) was not available. VanVleet has played fewer than three minutes in the series, all in Game 2. ... After making 18 turnovers in each of Games 3 and 4, Toronto had 10 turnovers in Game 5.

TORONTO STRONG

Before the game, players from both teams held up banners with the hashtag (hash)TORONTOSTRONG and a moment of silence was held to honor the victims of the deadly van attack Monday in Toronto. The Raptors, the Wizards and the NBA will make a donation to a fund for victims and those affected by the incident.

DIFFICULTIES FROM DISTANCE

The Wizards shot 5 for 26 from 3-point range, going 1 for 10 in the fourth quarter.

FIVE SPOT

Toronto also had Game 5 home wins over Brooklyn in 2014, Indiana and Miami in 2016, and Milwaukee in 2017.

UP NEXT

Game 6 on Friday night in Washington.

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:51   Offensive foul on Bradley Beal  
11:51   Offensive foul on Bradley Beal  
11:38   DeMar DeRozan missed fade-away jump shot  
11:36   Offensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
11:34   Jonas Valanciunas missed dunk  
11:29   Defensive rebound by Bradley Beal  
11:25   John Wall missed driving layup  
11:22   Offensive rebound by Marcin Gortat  
11:18 +2 Markieff Morris made hook shot, assist by Bradley Beal 2-0
10:59   Jonas Valanciunas missed turnaround jump shot  
10:58   Defensive rebound by Bradley Beal  
10:42 +2 Otto Porter made jump shot, assist by Marcin Gortat 4-0
10:26 +2 DeMar DeRozan made driving layup, assist by Kyle Lowry 4-2
10:05   Bad pass turnover on Marcin Gortat, stolen by OG Anunoby  
10:00   OG Anunoby missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:56   Defensive rebound by John Wall  
9:51   Personal foul on OG Anunoby  
9:35   John Wall missed jump shot  
9:32   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
9:20 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made hook shot, assist by DeMar DeRozan 4-4
9:03   Marcin Gortat missed jump shot  
9:01   Defensive rebound by Serge Ibaka  
8:47 +2 Kyle Lowry made finger-roll layup, assist by DeMar DeRozan 4-6
8:29 +2 Otto Porter made driving layup, assist by Marcin Gortat 6-6
8:04   Lost ball turnover on OG Anunoby, stolen by John Wall  
8:01 +2 John Wall made layup 8-6
7:47 +2 Kyle Lowry made floating jump shot 8-8
7:39   Bradley Beal missed layup, blocked by OG Anunoby  
7:39   Team rebound  
7:31   Marcin Gortat missed layup, blocked by Jonas Valanciunas  
7:31   Team rebound  
7:29   Markieff Morris missed jump shot  
7:26   Defensive rebound by OG Anunoby  
7:19 +2 DeMar DeRozan made layup 8-10
7:11   Otto Porter missed jump shot  
7:09   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
7:03 +3 DeMar DeRozan made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 8-13
6:50 +2 John Wall made jump shot 10-13
6:37   DeMar DeRozan missed jump shot  
6:34   Defensive rebound by Marcin Gortat  
6:13   Markieff Morris missed driving layup  
6:12   Team rebound  
6:12   24-second shot clock violation turnover  
5:59   Kyle Lowry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:55   Defensive rebound by Marcin Gortat  
5:35   John Wall missed floating jump shot  
5:30   Marcin Gortat missed hook shot  
5:30   Offensive rebound by Marcin Gortat  
5:27   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
5:23   Kyle Lowry missed driving layup  
5:21   Defensive rebound by Marcin Gortat  
5:18 +2 John Wall made layup 12-13
5:18   Shooting foul on Kyle Lowry  
5:18 +1 John Wall made free throw 13-13
4:58   Shooting foul on John Wall  
4:58 +1 DeMar DeRozan made 1st of 2 free throws 13-14
4:58 +1 DeMar DeRozan made 2nd of 2 free throws 13-15
4:40   Bradley Beal missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:37   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
4:27   Shooting foul on Otto Porter  
4:27 +1 DeMar DeRozan made 1st of 2 free throws 13-16
4:27 +1 DeMar DeRozan made 2nd of 2 free throws 13-17
4:06   Bradley Beal missed fade-away jump shot  
4:03   Offensive rebound by Marcin Gortat  
4:01   Bradley Beal missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:59   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
3:51   OG Anunoby missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:48   Defensive rebound by John Wall  
3:40   John Wall missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:39   Team rebound  
3:26 +2 DeMar DeRozan made driving layup 13-19
2:59 +2 Bradley Beal made jump shot 15-19
2:47 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made driving layup, assist by Kyle Lowry 15-21
2:26 +2 Marcin Gortat made layup, assist by Bradley Beal 17-21
2:13   DeMar DeRozan missed jump shot  
2:10   Defensive rebound by Mike Scott  
2:02 +2 Marcin Gortat made hook shot, assist by John Wall 19-21
1:44 +2 Serge Ibaka made jump shot 19-23
1:23   Marcin Gortat missed jump shot  
1:22   Team rebound  
0:59   Jakob Poeltl missed hook shot  
0:57   Defensive rebound by John Wall  
0:53 +3 Mike Scott made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by John Wall 22-23
0:33   DeMar DeRozan missed jump shot  
0:31   Defensive rebound by Ian Mahinmi  
0:11   Kelly Oubre missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:08   Offensive rebound by Ian Mahinmi  
0:00 +2 John Wall made jump shot 24-23
0:00   End of period  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:45   C.J. Miles missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:40   Defensive rebound by Ty Lawson  
11:18 +2 Ian Mahinmi made layup, assist by Ty Lawson 26-23
11:05 +2 Delon Wright made floating jump shot, assist by Jakob Poeltl 26-25
10:50 +2 Mike Scott made fade-away jump shot, assist by Tomas Satoransky 28-25
10:33   Norman Powell missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:29   Defensive rebound by Ian Mahinmi  
10:25 +2 Ty Lawson made jump shot 30-25
10:11 +2 Delon Wright made reverse layup 30-27
9:56   Mike Scott missed jump shot  
9:53   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
9:50   Shooting foul on Tomas Satoransky  
9:50 +1 Pascal Siakam made 1st of 2 free throws 30-28
9:50 +1 Pascal Siakam made 2nd of 2 free throws 30-29
9:39   Ty Lawson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:37   Offensive rebound by Tomas Satoransky  
9:35   Bad pass turnover on Tomas Satoransky, stolen by Jakob Poeltl  
9:28 +2 Pascal Siakam made layup, assist by Norman Powell 30-31
9:10   Team rebound  
9:10   Kelly Oubre missed driving layup  
9:09   Personal foul on Norman Powell  
9:02 +3 Kelly Oubre made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Ty Lawson 33-31
8:49 +3 Delon Wright made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Pascal Siakam 33-34
8:30   Tomas Satoransky missed jump shot  
8:27   Offensive rebound by Mike Scott  
8:26   Kelly Oubre missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:26   Offensive rebound by Tomas Satoransky  
8:20   Tomas Satoransky missed dunk  
8:20   Offensive rebound by Mike Scott  
8:20   Mike Scott missed dunk, blocked by C.J. Miles  
8:20   Team rebound  
8:03   C.J. Miles missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:02   Team rebound  
8:02   Personal foul on Mike Scott  
7:50   Delon Wright missed jump shot  
7:50   Team rebound  
7:26   Kelly Oubre missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:24   Defensive rebound by C.J. Miles  
7:18   Bad pass turnover on Delon Wright, stolen by Ian Mahinmi  
7:10   Otto Porter missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:06   Defensive rebound by Jakob Poeltl  
6:58 +2 Jakob Poeltl made driving dunk, assist by C.J. Miles 33-36
6:42   Out of bounds turnover on John Wall  
6:27   Jonas Valanciunas missed hook shot  
6:25   Defensive rebound by John Wall  
6:19   Bad pass turnover on John Wall, stolen by Kyle Lowry  
6:16 +2 DeMar DeRozan made dunk 33-38
5:49   Shooting foul on Pascal Siakam  
5:49 +1 Kelly Oubre made 1st of 2 free throws 34-38
5:49 +1 Kelly Oubre made 2nd of 2 free throws 35-38
5:36   Delon Wright missed hook shot  
5:34   Defensive rebound by John Wall  
5:28   Marcin Gortat missed layup, blocked by Jonas Valanciunas  
5:26   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
5:20 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Pascal Siakam 35-41
5:00   Personal foul on Kyle Lowry  
5:00   Team rebound  
5:00   Otto Porter missed 1st of 2 free throws  
5:00 +1 Otto Porter made 2nd of 2 free throws 36-41
4:40   Shooting foul on Marcin Gortat  
4:40 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 1st of 2 free throws 36-42
4:40 +1 Jonas Valanciunas made 2nd of 2 free throws 36-43
4:31   Otto Porter missed jump shot  
4:28   Defensive rebound by Serge Ibaka  
4:23   Kyle Lowry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:22   Defensive rebound by Otto Porter  
4:19   Shooting foul on OG Anunoby  
4:19 +1 John Wall made 1st of 2 free throws 37-43
4:19   John Wall missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
4:17   Defensive rebound by OG Anunoby  
4:05   DeMar DeRozan missed jump shot  
4:02   Defensive rebound by Bradley Beal  
3:57 +2 Bradley Beal made floating jump shot, assist by John Wall 39-43
3:34   Out of bounds turnover on Serge Ibaka  
3:15   Bradley Beal missed jump shot  
3:11   Offensive rebound by Markieff Morris  
3:11   Markieff Morris missed dunk  
3:10   Defensive rebound by Jonas Valanciunas  
3:04   Offensive foul on OG Anunoby  
3:04   Offensive foul on OG Anunoby  
2:40   Out of bounds turnover on John Wall  
2:25   Bad pass turnover on Kyle Lowry, stolen by Markieff Morris  
2:21   Shooting foul on Serge Ibaka  
2:21   Team rebound  
2:21   Bradley Beal missed 1st of 2 free throws  
2:21 +1 Bradley Beal made 2nd of 2 free throws 40-43
2:04   Serge Ibaka missed jump shot  
2:02   Defensive rebound by Otto Porter  
1:58   John Wall missed layup  
1:56   Defensive rebound by Delon Wright  
1:40 +2 DeMar DeRozan made floating jump shot 40-45
1:18   Personal foul on DeMar DeRozan  
1:18 +1 John Wall made 1st of 2 free throws 41-45
1:18 +1 John Wall made 2nd of 2 free throws 42-45
1:05   Serge Ibaka missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:02   Defensive rebound by Markieff Morris  
0:48 +2 Otto Porter made jump shot, assist by Bradley Beal 44-45
0:32 +3 DeMar DeRozan made 3-pt. jump shot 44-48
0:10 +3 Bradley Beal made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by John Wall 47-48
0:05   Personal foul on John Wall  
0:01   DeMar DeRozan missed jump shot  
0:01   Team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:51 +2 DeMar DeRozan made jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 47-50
11:38   Personal foul on Serge Ibaka  
11:22   John Wall missed turnaround jump shot  
11:22   Team rebound  
11:24   24-second shot clock violation turnover  
11:13 +2 DeMar DeRozan made floating jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 47-52
10:54   Bradley Beal missed jump shot  
10:51   Defensive rebound by OG Anunoby  
10:37   Jonas Valanciunas missed jump shot  
10:35   Defensive rebound by Markieff Morris  
10:32   Out of bounds turnover on John Wall  
10:19   DeMar DeRozan missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:17   Defensive rebound by Bradley Beal  
10:12 +2 Bradley Beal made jump shot 49-52
9:54 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Serge Ibaka 49-55
9:31 +2 Bradley Beal made floating jump shot 51-55
9:18 +2 DeMar DeRozan made jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 51-57
9:08   Bad pass turnover on John Wall, stolen by Kyle Lowry  
9:04   Kyle Lowry missed layup, blocked by John Wall  
9:00   Defensive rebound by John Wall  
8:57   Shooting foul on Serge Ibaka  
8:57 +1 Marcin Gortat made 1st of 2 free throws 52-57
8:57 +1 Marcin Gortat made 2nd of 2 free throws 53-57
8:43   Bad pass turnover on DeMar DeRozan, stolen by Bradley Beal  
8:39 +3 Bradley Beal made 3-pt. jump shot 56-57
8:21 +2 Jonas Valanciunas made jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 56-59
8:12   Bradley Beal missed jump shot  
8:09   Defensive rebound by DeMar DeRozan  
7:52   OG Anunoby missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:50   Defensive rebound by Markieff Morris  
7:39 +2 John Wall made jump shot 58-59
7:25 +2 Kyle Lowry made floating jump shot, assist by Jonas Valanciunas 58-61
7:05   Shooting foul on Jonas Valanciunas  
7:05 +1 John Wall made 1st of 2 free throws 59-61
7:05 +1 John Wall made 2nd of 2 free throws 60-61
6:53   Jonas Valanciunas missed floating jump shot, blocked by John Wall  
6:50   Defensive rebound by Markieff Morris  
6:44 +2 Otto Porter made jump shot, assist by John Wall 62-61
6:32 +3 Kyle Lowry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jonas Valanciunas 62-64
6:08   Jumpball  
6:03   Otto Porter missed 3-pt. floating jump shot  
5:59   Offensive rebound by Markieff Morris  
5:58   Out of bounds turnover on Bradley Beal  
5:45   DeMar DeRozan missed jump shot  
5:41   Defensive rebound by Marcin Gortat  
5:31 +2 Marcin Gortat made floating jump shot, assist by John Wall 64-64
5:16   Lost ball turnover on DeMar DeRozan, stolen by Otto Porter  
5:13 +2 Bradley Beal made dunk, assist by Otto Porter 66-64
4:55 +3 OG Anunoby made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 66-67
4:40 +2 John Wall made jump shot 68-67
4:34   Shooting foul on Markieff Morris  
4:34 +1 Serge Ibaka made 1st of 2 free throws 68-68
4:34   Serge Ibaka missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
4:32   Defensive rebound by Mike Scott  
4:18   Shooting foul on Jakob Poeltl  
4:18 +1 Markieff Morris made 1st of 2 free throws 69-68
4:18 +1 Markieff Morris made 2nd of 2 free throws 70-68
4:04   Shooting foul on John Wall  
4:04 +1 Jakob Poeltl made 1st of 2 free throws 70-69
4:04   Jakob Poeltl missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
4:02   Defensive rebound by Markieff Morris  
3:41   Markieff Morris missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:40   Team rebound  
3:23 +3 C.J. Miles made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Kyle Lowry 70-72
3:09 +2 John Wall made jump shot 72-72
2:53