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Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry lead Raptors to tough win over Mavericks

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Kawhi Leonard scored a team-high 33 points in the win (NBA Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors (37-15) closed out a three-game road trip with a 123-120 win over the Dallas Mavericks (22-27) Sunday night. While the Mavs are five games under-.500, tonight was just its seventh home loss of this season.

With the win, the Raptors sweep of the season series over the Mavericks, their sixth season sweep of a Western Conference opponent this season.

If you missed any of the action, check below for live score updates, highlights and stats from tonight's game…

Toronto Raptors vs. Dallas Mavericks: Live score updates, highlights and stats

Preview | Box score | Play-by-play

Final: Raptors 123, Mavericks 120

9:35 p.m. - The Raptors escape Dallas with a three-point win to close their road trip with a 1-2 record.

Toronto was led by Kawhi Leonard's 33-point, 10-rebound double-double and Kyle Lowry's 19-point, nine-assist performance. Fred VanVleet's 13 points led the reserves, who finished the night with 36 points as a unit.

Luka Doncic recorded the second triple-double of his career with 35 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. While Doncic was one of six Mavericks to finish in double figures, Harrison Barnes was the second-leading scorer with 14 points.

9:30 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard sinks two free throws to bring his total for the night to 33 points.

Toronto leads 121-115 with 16.3 seconds remaining. Timeout Dallas.

9:26 p.m. - 1:34 remains in regulation and the Raptors lead 116-112 thanks to a driving runner from Danny Green, who has 10 points and seven rebounds on the night.

Down four, the Mavericks call for a timeout to talk things over.

9:17 p.m. - Kyle Lowry!

The Raptors' four-time All-Star knocks down a 3-pointer to tie things up at 106 with 5:54 remaining.

Timeout Mavericks.

Lowry has 17 points (5-for-9 3-point shooting), seven assists and four assists and Toronto has hit 17 of its 32 3-point attempts (53.1 percent).

9:09 p.m. - Dallas responds with an 8-1 out of the timeout capped off by a Luka Doncic transition slam. He's now got a game-high 27 points on the night to go along with 12 rebounds and eight assists.

Down 99-93 with 9:29 remaining, the Raptors quickly call a timeout of their own.

Kawhi Leonard's 24 points lead the way for Toronto, who is still trying to claw back after a poor third-quarter performance.

9:04 p.m. - The Mavericks open the quarter with two quick buckets to build a seven-point lead, but the Raptors quickly respond with two unanswered 3-pointers to make it a one-point game.

Dallas calls for a timeout less than 90 seconds into the fourth. It's 92-91 Mavericks with 10:34 remaining.

End of Third Quarter: Mavericks 88, Raptors 85

8:59 p.m. - Dallas outscores Toronto 30-15 to take a three-point lead into the fourth quarter.

The Raptors struggled offensively throughout the third, as they shot just 4-for-19 (21.1 percent) from the field and 1-for-7 from deep in the frame.

While it wasn't necessarily impressive, the Mavericks 9-for-24 shooting from the field and 10-for-12 shooting from the charity stripe was enough to get out to a lead.

8:48 p.m. - It's been a rough third quarter for the Raptors, who have been outscored 22-11 in the first nine minutes.

Toronto, whose lead has dwindled to one point, calls for a timeout as it leads 81-80 with 2:57 remaining in the third.

The Raptors have shot 2-for-14 in the third quarter and has seen their field goal percentage plummet to a less-than-stellar 37.9 percent.

Dallas is 6-for-16 from the field and 8-for-8 from the free throw line in the quarter.

8:39 p.m. - Dallas is chipping away - a little over five minutes into the third quarter, it trails Toronto 74-68.

Timeout on the floor with 6:44 remaining in the third.

Kawhi Leonard is up to 22 points on the night, making it 22 straight games of 20-plus points for the All-Star - one shy of a franchise record.

Halftime: Raptors 70, Mavericks 58

8:20 p.m. - The halftime stats help tell the story: 3-point shooting and free throws have been a difference.

8:14 p.m. - One half is in the books and Toronto heads into the locker room with a 12-point advantage over Dallas.

The Raptors are led by Kawhi Leonard's game-high 19 points and team-high five rebounds. Both Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam have added 11 points apiece. After a DNP-CD Friday, Delon Wright has nine of Toronto's 21 bench points.

Luka Doncic has done a little bit of everything as he has 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists - all team highs - in under 18 minutes. Dorian Finney-Smith (nine) and Dirk Nowitzki (seven) have combined to score all 16 of Dallas' bench points.

8:01 p.m. - Timeout on the floor as the Raptors maintain a 10-point lead. It's 60-50 with 3:18 left in the half.

Kawhi Leonard leads the way for Toronto with 14 points and five rebounds while Kyle Lowry has added 11 points and five assists. Delon Wright's six points lead the second unit, who has scored 18 points so far.

The Mavericks are led by Luka Doncic, who has a game-high 15 points along with six rebounds and five assists. Dallas has also benefitted from Dennis Smith's eight points as well as Dorian Finney-Smith's nine points off the bench.

7:57 p.m. - Defence → Offence

7:48 p.m. - The Raptors come out firing in the second quarter and have gotten their lead back up to double-digits.

Rick Carlisle signals for a timeout as Toronto leads 51-41 with 7:47 remaining in the half.

The Raptors are RED HOT from deep as they have connected on 10 of their 16 triples in the half. The bench has been big as it has scored 15 points so far.

Also, the Luka Doncic triple-double watch intensifies - the rookie now has 11 points, six rebounds and five assists before the midway point of ths second quarter.

End of First Quarter: Raptors 38, Mavericks 32

7:40 p.m. - Toronto knocked down seven (!) triples in the first - here are a few of them:

7:35 p.m. - Kyle Lowry closes out a solid first quarter with a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Raptors a six-point lead. After one, Lowry has scored 11 points, is 3-for-3 from 3-point range and has dished out three assists - an encouraging start considering his recent struggles.

Kawhi Leonard has scored a game-high 12 points on 4-for-9 shooting while Pascal Siakam has seven points.

The Mavericks were led by Luka Doncic, who finished the first quarter with eight points, four rebounds and four assists - all team highs.

7:29 p.m. - Timeout on the floor with 2:43 remaining in the first.

After trailing by as many as 12 points, the Mavs have made things close once again, as the Raptors now lead 26-23.

Dennis Smith Jr. leads the Mavericks in scoring with eight points while Luka Doncic is on early triple-double watch with four points, three rebounds and three assists.

Toronto, who is shooting 5-for-8 from 3-point range so far, is led by 12 points and five rebounds from Kawhi Leonard. Pascal Siakam has added seven points while Kyle Lowry has three points and three assists.

7:15 p.m. - It's an 12-2 run early on for the Raptors, who lead 15-7 less than four minutes into the game.

Timeout Mavs with 8:04 left in the first.

Kawhi Leonard, who has hit two of the Raptors four 3-pointers, has a game high six points to go along with four rebounds.

Pascal Siakam has five points and is 2-for-2 from the field.

7:11 p.m. - We're underway in Dallas.

Wesley Matthews sinks a 3-pointer to get the Mavs on the board first, but the Raptors Danny Green hits a 3-pointer on the next possession to knot things up.

Pregame

6:30 p.m. - The Raptors will go with a starting lineup of Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka.

5:00 p.m. - According to a report from Michael Grange, Danny Green will play despite dealing with hand soreness.

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