Toronto Raptors

Big nights from Serge Ibaka and Kyle Lowry lead the Raptors to a 14-point win over the Lakers

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Serge Ibaka shoots over LeBron James (NBA Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors are off to a franchise-record 9-1 start through 10 games after a win over LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night.

If you missed any of the action, check below for updates, highlights and stats from throughout the game…

Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Lakers

All times Eastern.

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Final: Raptors 121, Lakers 107

12:00 a.m. - Final stats:

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11:51 p.m. - The Raptors withstand a late-game run from the Lakers to win 121-107.


Toronto benefitted from big nights from Serge Ibaka (34 points, 10 rebounds), Kyle Kowry (21 points, 15 assists) and Pascal Siakam (16 points, 13 rebounds) in the win.

LeBron James finished the night with 18 points and six assists. Kyle Kuzma led the Lakers scoring efforts with 24 points on 10-for-16 shooting from the field.

11:46 p.m. - LeBron James is stll on the bench, but the Lakers have made things interesting.

2:00 remains in the game, and LA trails Toronto 117-107 It's likely a little too late, but the young Lakers aren't going out without a fight.

11:40 p.m. - Two Lonzo Ball 3-pointers cut the deficit to 14 points with 4:14 remaining in the game.

The Lakers run has been fueled by the three starters that remain in the game (Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma) while the Raptors are rolling with five reserves. Nick Nurse will likely re-insert his starters to try and put things away.

11:31 p.m. - Timeout on the floor with 7:02 to play in the final frame and the Raptors are up 109-90.

End of third quarter: Raptors 101, Lakers 80

11:23 p.m. - Through three quarters, Lowry and Ibaka still lead the way for the Raptors, who take a 21-point lead into the fourth quarter.

11:12 p.m. - Los Angeles is now on a 10-3 run and has cut the deficit to 17 points and Toronto calls for a timeout.

There's 3:17 remaining in the third quarter and the Raptors are up 94-77.

11:08 p.m. - It's a career night for Serge Ibaka, who now has set career highs in points (32) and field goals (14).

Oh yeah, there's still another quarter to play.

11:00 p.m. - After LA uses a 7-0 run to cut the deficit to 18 points, Toronto responds to go back up by 22.

It's 87-65 with 6:43 remaining in the third. Timeout on the floor.

10:58 p.m. - Serge Ibaka's now up to 30 points (on 13-for-13 shooting) on the night. He's inching closer and closer to setting a new career high.

10:55 p.m. - Danny Green gets the second half started with a 3-pointer to put the Raptors up by 25.

Halftime: Raptors 71, Lakers 49

10:48 p.m. - Halftime stats:

10:39 p.m. - The Lakers end the half on an 11-2 run, but the Raptors still lead by 22 points.

Serge Ibaka leads the way with 26 points in 14 minutes while Kyle Lowry has dished out 12 assists in less than 18 minutes of play.

The Lakers, who are shooting 42.9 percent from the field and have failed to hit a 3-pointer through two quarters, are led by nine points from LeBron James

10:36 p.m. - Pascal Siakam adds to the night's highlight reel in empatic fashion.

10:34 p.m. - SERGE. IBAKA.

Ibaka's turnaround jumper gives him 26 points on the night (11-for-11 shooting) and his assist to Pascal Siakam puts Toronto back up by 29 points. He's just four points away from his season high of 30 points and five points away from his career-high 31 points.

10:23 p.m. - A layup from Lonzo Ball makes it a 15-6 run for the Lakers, who now trail by 22 points.

Nick Nurse wants to talk things over with just over six minutes remaining in the half and the Raptors lead 54-32.

10:15 p.m. - New quarter, similar results.

Just over three minutes into the second quarter, Luke Walton calls for another timeout as the Raptors lead is back up to 29. It's 50-21 with 8:49 on the clock.

End of first quarter: Raptors 42, Lakers 17

10:09 p.m. - Hot shooting and stellar play from Serge Ibaka (20 points, five rebounds) and Kyle Lowry (six points, nine assists, four rebounds) have the Raptors out to a 42-17 lead over the Lakers through 12 minutes.

Toronto is shooting nearly 70 percent from the field and led by as many as 31 points in the first frame.

10:04 p.m. - Two free throws from Fred VanVleet make it a 31-point first-quarter lead for the Raptors, but the Lakers quickly respond with buckets from Lance Stephenson and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

Toronto leads 41-14 with just over a minute remaining in the first quarter.

9:57 p.m. - Serge Ibaka! A driving dunk from the Raptors big man gives him 18 points in just over eight minutes of action.

The Raptors lead is now up to 24 points as it's 34-10 with 3:44 remaining in the first quarter and the Lakers want another timeout.

9:50 p.m. - An OG Anunoby 3-pointer gives the Raptors a 12-point lead less than five minutes into the game and Luke Walton calls for time.

Toronto has used 4-for-7 3-point shooting to get out to a 20-8 lead with 7:03 remaining in the first. Serge Ibaka leads the way with seven points and Kyle Lowry, the league's assist leader, has dished out six (!) assists already.

9:45 p.m. - Through three minutes of play, Danny Green has already drained a pair of 3-pointers.

Raptors lead 10-6 with 9:00 on the clock in the first.

9:40 p.m. - Things are underway in Los Angeles and the Lakers are the first to get on the board, courtesy of Kyle Kuzma.

Pregame

8:45 p.m. - The Raptors will go with a starting lineup of Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka

The Lakers are starting Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, LeBron James, Kyle Kuzma and JaVale McGee.

8:05 p.m. - Nick Nurse announces Toronto will be without Kawhi Leonard, who jammed his ankle in Friday's win over the Suns.

Second-year forward OG Anunoby will start in his place.

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