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Playoffs 2019

Kawhi Leonard leads the way as Raptors cruise to Game 5 victory, advance to second round

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Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry led Toronto to a series win in Game 5 (NBA Getty Images)

After earning road wins in Games 3 and 4, the Raptors returned home to close out the Magic in five games to advance to the second round of the playoffs.

It's a historic win for Toronto, who had never won a best-of-seven series in five games prior to tonight. The Raptors were led by Kawhi Leonard, who scored a game-high 27 points (on 8-for-11 shooting) in just under 32 minutes of action.

If you missed any of the action, check below for score updates, highlights and stats from Game 5

Toronto Raptors vs. Orlando Magic

Box score | Play-by-play

Final: Raptors 115, Magic 96

9:20 p.m. - This one's all but over as the Raptors lead 115-86 with 2:53 remaining in the game.

Timeout on the floor as Toronto is 173 seconds away from advancing to the second round for the fourth consecutive year.

9:06 p.m. - A transition dunk from Serge Ibaka puts an exclamation point on this one for the Raptors, whose lead is now up to 32 points.

There's 7:29 left in the game, but Toronto is up 107-75.

It appears Kawhi Leonard is done for the night as he exits the game with 27 points (on 8-for-11 shooting), seven rebounds, two assists and a steal in 32 minutes.

Pascal Siakam has 24 points (on 8-for-16 shooting), six rebounds and four assists on the night.

The Raptors are shooting 54.9% from the field and 51.9% from deep and have held the Magic under 35.0% percent from the field and under 30.0% from deep.

End of Third Quarter: Raptors 99, Magic 70

8:54 p.m. - Toronto is one quarter away from the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

The Raptors head into the final frame with a 29-point lead as they have put forth a dominant effort through the first 36 minutes of action.

27 points from Kawhi Leonard lead the way for Toronto, who has also enjoyed a 22-point performance from Pascal Siakam. Kyle Lowry has 14 points and nine assists through three quarters.

D.J. Augustin's 15 points lead the way for Orlando while All-Star Nikola Vucevic's struggles continue; he has six points (on 3-for-10 shooting) and seven rebounds in 17 minutes of action.

8:40 p.m. - The Raptors respond with a 9-2 run of their own to get back out to a 24-point lead.

Steve Clifford signals for a timeout as Toronto leads 82-58 with 5:55 remaining in the third.

Kawhi Leonard is up to a game-high 25 points on the night while D.J. Augustin leads Orlando with 12 points.

8:33 p.m. - After trailing by 26 points, the Magic use a 9-0 scoring run to make the deficit more manageable.

Timeout on the floor as the Raptors lead 73-56 with 8:07 remaining in the third.

Halftime: Raptors 67, Magic 47

8:12 p.m. - After leading by as many as 24 points in the first half, Toronto takes a 20-point lead into the break.

The Raptors are now just one half away from advancing to the second round.

Kawhi Leonard's 14 points lead the way for Toronto, who has also gotten 12 points from both Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry.

The Raptors finish the first half shooting 23-for-41 (56.1%) from the field and 10-for-19 (52.6%) from beyond the arc.

Orlando is led by D.J. Augustin and Terrence Ross, who have both scored nine points apiece in the first half. The Magic are shooting 15-for-39 (38.5%) from the field and 6-for-19 (31.6%) from 3-point range.

8:00 p.m. - 4:21 remains in the second quarter and there's a timeout on the floor.

Toronto leads 55-39.

Kawhi Leonard leads all scorers with 14 points (on 3-for-5 shooting) while the Magic are led by nine points from Terrence Ross (on 3-for-6 shooting)

Orlando will look to continue to cut into the deficit as the first half winds down.

7:51 p.m. - BOOM.

A dunk from Norman Powell makes it a 13-3 run for the Raptors, who now lead 50-29.

There's a dead ball after Aaron Gordon is called for an offensive foul on the ensuing possession.

Timeout on the floor with 6:48 remaining in the half.

Kyle Lowry still leads all scorers with 12 points while Kawhi Leonard has brought his total to 11 points for the night.

Fred VanVleet has come off the bench to score seven points in a little over two minutes.

Orlando can't get going from deep as it is now 1-for-12 from beyond the arc.

End of First Quarter: Raptors 35, Magic 19

7:38 p.m. - Toronto takes a 16-point lead into the second frame courtesy of a jumper from Serge Ibaka in the final seconds.

Led by 12 points from Kyle Lowry, the Raptors led by as many as 24 points in the first frame before the Magic put together a small run late to cut into the deficit.

Toronto shot 56.5% from the field and 52.5% from beyond the arc while Orlando was 36.8% from the field and missed all seven of its 3-point attempts.

Kawhi Leonard and Marc Gasol have each scored seven points while Pascal Siakam has scored five points to go along with three assists.

7:29 p.m. - Pascal Siakam knocks down a corner trey to give the Raptors their biggest lead of the night so far.

It's 28-7 with 2:55 remaining in the first and Orlando signals for another timeout.

Kyle Lowry leads all scorers with 12 points while Marc Gasol has seven points. Pascal Siakam has added five points and Kawhi Leonard has four points early on.

Evan Fournier has four of the Magic's seven points.

7:18 p.m. - The Raptors are out to a 14-3 lead just over four minutes into the game.

Steve Clifford has signalled for a timeout.

Kyle Lowry is on a mission tonight. He's got nine of the Raptors first 14 points and is 4-for-4 from the field early on.

7:11 p.m. - Kyle Lowry gets the action underway with a layup and the Raptors are on the board first.

Pregame

6:20 p.m. - Nothing new here, as the Raptors will start Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Marc Gasol.

6:10 p.m. - Pascal Siakam said after Game 4 that the team wanted to 'finish it at the house' . He looks ready to go

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