The Toronto Raptors used a fourth quarter comeback in which they held the Indiana Pacers to 11 points in the final frame to come away with a 99-96 victory. Toronto advances to 24-9 on the season while the Pacers drop their second game in a row to fall to 20-12.
If you missed any of the game, we had you covered with all the updates from Wednesday's contest!
Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers
Box Score | Play-by-Play
Final: Raptors 99, Pacers 96
9:57 p.m. - The Pacers don't get a final shot off and the Raptors come away with the win! They hold the Pacers to just 11 points in the fourth quarter to come away with a 99-96 victory!
9:54 p.m. - Danny Green knocks down both free throws to give them a three-point lead with 2.6 seconds to go!
9:49 p.m. - Fred VanVleet again! After a rough start to the night he's knocked down three huge 3-pointers in the fourth for the Raptors as they lead by one 26.4 seconds remaining!
9:44 p.m. - The Raptors are right back in it! A Victor Oladipo step-back jumper gives the Pacers a two-point lead after Toronto had tied things up. The score is 96-94 Indiana with 1:36 on the clock.
9:39 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard just threw down a MONSTER dunk, followed by another Fred VanVleet three to make it a 13-2 run for the Raptors. They trail 90-88 with 5:21 left in the fourth.
OH MY KAWHI! pic.twitter.com/pB2ro2BfCt- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 20, 2018
9:30 p.m. - A 6-0 Raptors run cuts the Pacers' lead to seven, 88-81, with 8:24 to go. Fred VanVleet knocked down a 3-pointer to force Indiana to take a timeout.
9:26 p.m. - The Raptors trail 88-75 with 10:06 remaining in the game. They are 0-for-3 from the field with one turnover thus far in the fourth quarter.
End of 3rd quarter: Raptors 75, Pacers 85
9:17 p.m. - The Raptors trailed by single digits with seconds remaining in the third, but they turned the ball over and fouled Bojan Bogdanovic on a jump shot on the final possession.
Now down by 10, it's going to be an interesting fourth quarter here in Toronto.
9:12 p.m. - Here come the Raptors! A 7-0 run makes it a 10 point game.
9:04 p.m. - Bojan Bogdanovic hits a 3-pointer in transition to put the Pacers up 74-58, giving them their largest lead of the game.
9:00 p.m. - Yeah ... this isn't ideal:
Raptors starting backcourt of VanVleet and Green are a combined 2-for-16 from the floor and 1-for-9 from three- Doug Smith: Raptors (@SmithRaps) December 20, 2018
Shockingly, Toronto losing
8:58 p.m. - Another shooting foul drawn by Kawhi Leonard, this time on a dunk attempt. He's in attack mode right now.
8:55 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard is off to an aggressive start this quarter. Following a missed hook shot and a turnover, he drew shooting fouls on back-to-back offensive possessions.
Leonard, however, missed two of those four free throw attempts.
End of 2nd quarter: Raptors 50, Pacers 58
8:35 p.m. - One key stat in the first half? The Raptors are shooting 3-for-18 from 3-point range.
That's been a trend in almost all of their losses so far this season.
8:33 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard, man.
After draining a floater over two defenders, he picks Victor Oladipo's pocket and gets a dunk in transition.
No stopping that pic.twitter.com/JsfUlnq0pI- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 20, 2018
He's up to 13 points on the game, 10 coming in the second quarter. He also came up with three steals in the frame.
8:29 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard ties his season-high of five assists with 1:47 still to play in the first half.
8:26 p.m. - The Raptors got back into the game with a 10-0 run, but six quick points from Victor Oladipo has the Pacers leading 49-42 with 3:14 to go in the half.
Do the Raptors have another run in them before the quarter ends?
8:16 p.m. - Timeout Raptors with 8:19 remaining in the second.
The Pacers jumped out to a 43-28 lead following a Domantas Sabonis dunk, but an and-one from Pascal Siakam and a 3-pointer from OG Anunoby has the Raptors trailing by single digits.
8:12 p.m. - You're seeing why Domantas Sabonis is one of the leading Sixth Man of the Year candidates this season. In seven minutes off the bench, he's already totaled nine points, five rebounds and two assists.
End of 1st quarter: Raptors 24, Pacers 34
8:06 p.m. - The Raptors trail 34-24 after one.
Greg Monroe leads the way for Toronto with 10 points and five rebounds. Chris Boucher replaced him off the bench to score five points and block one shot in three minutes of action.
MOOOOOOOSE- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 20, 2018
10p - 4r pic.twitter.com/b1VQ8WXQac
It's been a balanced scoring effort for the Pacers so far, with eight players on the scoreboard.
8:01 p.m. - Norman Powell has a split lip and will return to the game, per the broadcast.
7:58 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard is off to a slow start in the scoring department with three points on 1-5 FG, but he's already dished out four assists.
Leonard's season-high? Five assists. His career-high? Seven assists.
7:55 p.m. - It looks like Norman Powell took an elbow to the face chasing Victor Oladipo around a screen. He's heading to the locker room.
7:52 p.m. - The Raptors trail 17-11 heading into the first timeout of the game.
Greg Monroe is off to a hot start with eight of Toronto's 11 points. The only other player to have scored for the Raptors is Kawhi Leonard, who has three points on 1-4 FG.
7:45 p.m. - Bad news for the Raptors: Danny Green has picked up two fouls in the first three minutes of this game. He's going to the bench.
Green started the game as the primary defender on Victor Oladipo, who is averaging 20.4 points and 5.1 assists per game this season.
Norman Powell, who is playing in his first game since Nov. 5, is now matched up with the one-time All-Star.
7:41 p.m. - In his first start of the season, Greg Monroe gets the Raptors on the scoreboard with a layup set up by Kawhi Leonard.
7:18 p.m. - Starting for the Pacers: Darren Collison, Victor Oladipo, Bojan Bogdanovic, Thaddeus Young and Myles Turner.
6:18 p.m. - Fred VanVleet, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Greg Monroe will start for the Raptors.
Tonight's starting 5. #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/05MyZW4pOR- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 19, 2018
Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka and Jonas Valanciunas will miss the game with injuries. Norman Powell will make his return from a shoulder injury that has sidelined him since Nov. 5.
With Ibaka and Valanciunas out, Chris Boucher is expected to get some minutes tonight .
Boucher is on a two-way contract with the Raptors this season and recently set the Raptors 905 scoring record with 47 points . He was called up from the G League after Valanciunas dislocated his thumb against the Golden State Warriors on their road trip.
To learn more about Boucher, check out our fast facts on the Canadian .