It was close until it wasn't.
On Saturday night, the Toronto Raptors outscored the Memphis Grizzlies 45-17 in the third quarter to cruise to a commanding victory at the Scotiabank Arena.
The Raptors have now won nine consecutive games on their home court and are tied with the Milwaukee Bucks for the best home record in the NBA.
If you missed any of the action, check below for updates, highlights and more from the game.
Toronto Raptors vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Preview | Box score | Play-by-play
End of game: Raptors 119, Grizzlies 90
9:40 p.m - That'll do it. The Raptors beat the Grizzlies by 29 points.
Danny Green finishes with 24 points on 8-for-12 shooting from 3-point range. Serge Ibaka wasn't far behind him with 18 points.
The Raptors will be back in action on Tuesday when they host the Sacramento Kings.
9:33 p.m. - The Raptors are ... still up big.
With just under four minutes remaining in the game, they lead 116-81. Barring the biggest collapse in NBA history, this one is over.
9:25 p.m. - Patrick McCaw scores his first basket as a member of the Raptors.
First buckets in the black 'n red for @PMcCaw0.#WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/Ke2QVvwIU3- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
End of third quarter: Raptors 100, Grizzlies 62
9:17 p.m. - The Raptors outscored the Grizzlies 45-17 in the third quarter. They simply cannot miss from downtown - they're shooting 50.0 percent (14-28) from beyond the arc on the night.
Danny Green. Nuff said. #RTZ pic.twitter.com/8PudATMoDb- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
The Grizzlies now have 21 turnovers through three quarters.
9:12 p.m. - This is absolutely incredible. Danny Green has now buried seven 3-pointers in the third quarter as the Raptors lead 90-62.
🗣️ DANNY! DANNY! DANNY!- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
24 Points (21 in 3rd) pic.twitter.com/PhbwtTH0qB
9:03 p.m. - DANNY GREEN! He's hit four 3s in a row to extend the Raptors' run to 22-7. They've taken a 77-55 lead midway through the quarter as they're starting to run away with this one.
MY GOODNESS @DGreen_14! pic.twitter.com/k7HIIcERNV- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
8:53 p.m. - A 5-0 run to start the second half gives the Raptors their biggest lead of the night at 60-48. The Grizzlies burn a timeout early in the half to talk things over.
Halftime: Raptors 55, Grizzlies 48
8:39 p.m. - The Raptors hold a 55-48 leading going into the half. They have 14 assists on 19 buckets, distributing the ball well.
Serge Ibaka has a team-high 14 points on an extremely efficient 7-for-9 shooting from the field. C.J. Miles is doing his best Kawhi Leonard impression with 13 points and 5 (!) steals off the bench.
Halftime #RTZ- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
Points: Baka (14)
Rebounds: Skills (5)
Assists: Lowry (3) pic.twitter.com/DPqreOQVEN
8:26 p.m. - Jaren Jackson Jr., Garrett Temple and Shelvin Mack are keeping the Grizzlies in this one. Jackson Jr. has a team-high nine points but Mack has provided quality minutes off the bench with seven points on four shots.
Temple has buried both of his attempts from long range to chip in, too.
Jaren's Room 🦄 pic.twitter.com/8VCa9gXgca- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) January 20, 2019
8:17 p.m. - C.J. Miles is on fire! He's up to 11 points off the bench and has the Raptors last eight points.
Get it, @masfresco! pic.twitter.com/szToX2mPVx- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
Toronto leads 38-32 midway through the second quarter.
End of first quarter: Raptors 23, Grizzlies 19
8:04 p.m. - The Raptors lead after one.
Serge Ibaka's 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting has Toronto up 23-19 in a low scoring affair. The Raptors are 0-for-4 from beyond the arc after one quarter.
Warmin' up. #RTZ- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
Baka - 10p, 2r
Skills - 6p, 3r pic.twitter.com/sgsNwSO4uO
7:56 p.m. - The Grizzlies have evened things up at 14 apiece with three minutes remaining in the quarter. Rookie Jaren Jackson Jr. is leading the team with four points.
Slicing through the lane with my woes @jarenjacksonjr 🦄https://t.co/joSxIiy41M pic.twitter.com/2RelPnlg2F- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) January 20, 2019
7:49 p.m. - Serge Ibaka has things started off nicely for the Raptors. He has six points early on to take a 10-7 lead, forcing a Grizzlies timeout.
Baka in the post. Game on. #RTZ pic.twitter.com/qvwS2zHhfi- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 20, 2019
7:17 p.m. - Mike Conley, Garrett Temple, Justin Holiday, JaMychal Green and Jaren Jackson Jr. get the start for the Grizzlies.
First Five vs. @Raptors in the 6.- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) January 20, 2019
1⃣3⃣ @jarenjacksonjr #GetMemphis
6:59 p.m. - Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, Danny Green, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka starting for the Raptors tonight.
Tonight's starting 5. #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/oQyUNVExoI- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 19, 2019
6:51 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard will rest for the second consecutive game tonight. Fred VanVleet will start in his place.
Also, here is the Grizzlies' injury report:
.@memgrizz injury report/roster notes, January 19 at @Raptors:- Grizzlies PR (@GrizzliesPR) January 19, 2019
Marc Gasol (back soreness) - questionable
Kyle Anderson (left ankle sprain) - out
Dillon Brooks (right toe injury) - out
** Joakim Noah (personal reasons) is not with team.