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NBA Playoffs 2019: Toronto Raptors take Game 3 behind 98-93 win over Orlando Magic

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After stealing Game 1 in Toronto, the Orlando Magic have dropped two consecutive games.

The Raptors took Game 3, the first in Orlando, with a 98-93 win on Friday.

Pascal Siakam eclipsed his playoff career-high for the second time in three games, scoring 30 points to go with 11 rebounds.

A late surge from Terrence Ross gave the Magic a chance late in the game, but the Raptors were able to close out the close game on the road.

If you missed any of the action we had you covered with highlights, updates and more from the Raptors' win.

Toronto Raptors vs. Orlando Magic

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Final: Raptors 98, Magic 93

9:33 p.m. - It wasn't easy, but the Raptors close out Game 3 with a win, 98-93! Pascal Siakam led the way with 30 points and 11 rebounds while Kawhi Leoanrd (16 points, 10 rebounds) and Kyle Lowry (12 points, 10 assists) each notched a double-double as well.

Nikola Vucevic finally got going with 22 points, 14 rebounds and six assists and Terrence Ross scored 24 points off the bench.

9:30 p.m. - Terrence Ross hit a deep 3-pointer to cut the Raptors' lead to three then forced a Kawhi Leonard missed jumper, but Kyle Lowry had the hustle play to come up with the offensive rebound. They're a stop away from closing this game out.

9:26 p.m. - Pascal Siakam's floater gives him 30 points on the night, putting the Raptors up 96-90. After a stop, the Raptors have taken a timeout to relax and try and put this game out of reach with 1:04 to go.

9:18 p.m. - The Magic just will not quit. Nikola Vucevic got a bucket then came up with a block which led to a 3-pointer from Evan Fournier, bringing them within seven points with 3:54 left in the game. Nick Nurse has taken a timeout to regroup and hault the Magic run.

9:10 p.m. - Kyle Lowry buried a deep 3-pointer to extend the Raptors lead, but a quick three from DJ Augustin and a pull-up jumper from Aaron Gordon keeps the Magic within striking distance. Toronto leads 86-74 with 7:04 to go in the contest.

End of third quarter: Raptors 76, Magic 65

8:55 p.m. - Pascal Siakam cannot be stopped. He's up to 26 points on 11-for-16 shooting from the field to give the Raptors an 11-point lead after three quarters.

8:47 p.m. - The Magic had jumped out to a 61-60 lead but the Raptors have gone on a 9-0 run since then. A 3-pointer from Danny Green, a pair of free throws from Kawhi Leonard, and back-to-back layups from Green and Pascal Siakam have fueled the run, forcing a Magic timeout.

8:38 p.m. - The start of the second half has been more back-and-forth play between the Raptors and Magic. Toronto remains in the lead, 57-56, but Nikola Vucevic is starting to heat up - he has nine points in the third quarter alone.

Halftime: Raptors 48, Magic 45

8:11 p.m. - Jonathan Isaac picks the ball loose from Kawhi Leonard and Terrence Ross banks in the half court shot to cut the Magic's deficit to three. The Raptors lead 48-45 at the half behind 16 points and seven rebounds from Pascal Siakam.

8:04 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard is struggling to get going in this one as the Magic are doing a great job of collapsing on him whenever he goes to attack. He's 3-for-9 from the field with four turnovers, including one that just led to a Terrence Ross 3-pointer the other way.

The Raptors remain in the lead 41-38 with 3:32 left in the half.

7:55 p.m. - The Magic have dashed back into this contest, trailing 33-31 with 6:35 to go in the half.

7:52 p.m. - Terrence Ross has five quick points to spark what has been a 7-0 run to get things started in the quarter for the Magic.

End of first quarter: Raptors 26, Magic 21

7:42 p.m. - A late push in the first quarter has brought the Magic right back into this one but they still trail 26-21. Pascal Siakam finished with 12 points in the first quarter. Nikola Vucevic had a pair of buckets to get him on the board with four points.

7:35 p.m. - It's still Pascal Siakam getting it done for the Raptors - he has eight points and five rebounds with 3:41 left in the frame. Jonathan Isaac is doing what he can defensively to make it difficult for Siakam, but a pair of 3-pointers has given Siakam the edge.

7:24 p.m. - Pascal Siakam has the hot hand early on with five points for the Raptors. Toronto leads 10-5 with 6:40 remaining in the first quarter.

7:16 p.m. - A Kyle Lowry 3-ball gets things going - game on.


7:00 p.m. - The Orlando Magic will go with DJ Augustin, Evan Fournier, Jonathan Isaac, Aaron Gordon and Nikola Vucevic.

6:13 p.m. - The starting five remains the same for Toronto - Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Marc Gasol.

5:48 p.m. - Patrick McCaw is back in the lineup for the Raptors tonight.

4:27 p.m. - After scoring 25 points in Game 1, Kawhi Leonard exploded for 37 points in Game 2.

Those 62 points are the most a player has combined to score through their first two playoff games with the Raptors, breaking Chris Bosh's record set in 2007.

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