The Toronto Raptors (36-13) have now won 10 consecutive home games after defeating the Sacramento Kings (24-24) at Scotiabank Arena Tuesday night.
Sacramento, who is in the Western Conference playoff picture, entered the night looking to bounce back from a 29-point loss in Brooklyn Monday. Toronto remains neck-and-neck with Milwaukee for the East's No. 1 seed by closing out its three-game homestand with a flawless 3-0 record.
If you missed any of the action, check below for live score updates, highlights and stats from throughout the night…
Toronto Raptors vs. Sacramento Kings: Live score updates, highlights and stats
Preview | Box score | Play-by-play
Final: Raptors 120, Kings 105
9:35 p.m. - Final stats:
9:27 p.m. - The Raptors outscore the Kings 32-27 in the final frame to earn a 15-point win. It's their 10th-consecutive win at Scotiabank Arena.
Led by 19 points from both Kyle Lowry and Fred Vanvleet, the team benefitted from six different players scoring in double figures. Pascal Siakam added 18 points, Serge Ibaka and CJ Miles both scored 15 points while Norman Powell added 11 points off the bench.
The Kings enjoyed a 22-point, 11-rebound performance from rookie Marvin Bagley III in his first career start while second-year forward Bogdan Bogdanovic finished with 16 points, nine assists and eight rebounds. Buddy Hield finished with 15 points but shot 5-for-14 from the field and 2-for-6 from 3-point range.
9:15 p.m. - The Kings won't go down without a fight but still trail by 10.
Timeout on the floor and Toronto leads 108-98 with just over four minutes remaining.
Six Raptors are now in double figures and the team has knocked down 14 3-pointers on the night so far.
9:05 p.m. - The Raptors are trying to pull away.
The home team is now on a 7-0 run thanks to a pair of free throws from Chris Boucher and a transition 3-pointer from CJ Miles, who is up to 14 points on the night.
Sacramento calls for another timeout as it now trails 101-86 with 8:06 remaining.
8:59 p.m. - Things have essentially held true to form in the fourth as each team has scored eight points in the first 3:17.
A strong and-one from Norman Powell in the open floor resulted in the Kings calling a timeout as the score is 96-86 with 8:43 remaining in regulation.
Some finesse pic.twitter.com/MGEpdW1zbs- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 23, 2019
Toronto looks to build the momentum to pull away while Sacramento will try to claw back in.
End of Third Quarter: Raptors 88, Kings 78
8:49 p.m. - After Willie Cauley-Stein's dunk with 4:11 remaining in the frame tied things up at 73, the Raptors outscored the Kings 15-5 to close the quarter with a 10-point lead.
Fred VanVleet leads all scorers with 19 points while Pascal Siakam (16) and Serge Ibaka (15) are also in double figures for Toronto. The Raptors' bench has come up big so far; led by nine points from Norman Powell, the reserves have combined to score 24 points through three.
Sacramento has seen four players reach double figures led by 14 points from Marvin Bagley III. Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic have both scored 13 points while Yogi Ferrell is approaching triple-double territory with 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists.
8:44 p.m. - Something about Pascal Siakam turning offence into defence.
A lil extra spice on that one pic.twitter.com/H9VY0W7Enm- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 23, 2019
8:39 p.m. - These teams continue to go back-and-forth.
The Kings score nine unanswered points to tie things up at 73 before Pascal Siakam's put back ends the drought and puts the Raptors back ahead.
Timeout Sacramento with 3:58 left in the frame.
8:31 p.m. - Toronto built its lead up to nine points but Sacramento responded with a 5-0 run to bring the deficit back down to four points.
The Raptors call for timeout up 73-69 with 6:32 remaining in the third.
8:23 p.m. - Following a dunnk from Marvin Bagley III, Fred VanVleet gets things going for the Raptors in the second half with a 3-pointer. VanVleet is up to 16 points on the night.
Halftime: Raptors 60, Kings 56
8:20 p.m. - Some first half stats:
8:07 p.m. - One half is in the books and things are still pretty close in Toronto.
The Raptors outscored the Kings 31-22 in the second frame - CJ MIles (eight) and Serge Ibaka (seven) combined to score nearly half of the team's points in the period. Ibaka and Fred VanVleet both finished the first half tied with a game-high 13 points.
For the Kings, Buddy Hield also scored 13 points in the half while Bogdan Bogdanovic stuffed the stat sheet with 13 points, six assists and three steals in under 20 minutes of action. In his first career start, Marvin Bagley III scored eight points and pulled down five rebounds. Kings rookie Harry Giles III scored seven points off the bench as well.
8:02 p.m. - Many say this game is a game of runs, and the Raptors use a 6-0 run out of the timeout to get back up to a six-point lead.
Here we go- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 23, 2019
Down 56-50 with 2:10 remaining in the half, Kings head coach Dave Joerger signals for a timeout.
7:56 p.m. - After trailing by seven points in the quarter, the Kings use a 10-3 run to tie things up at 50 with 4:15 remaining in the half.
Bogdan Bogdanovic has had an impressive first half with 10 points, six assists and three steals in under 16 minutes of action.
Led by eight points from CJ Miles, Toronto is making use of its depth as Chris Boucher has seen three minutes of first-half action and recorded two points and two rebounds. Patrick McCaw has also checked in for the Raptors in the second frame.
.@masfresco: SHOOTAH pic.twitter.com/ghUEbqa8s2- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 23, 2019
7:41 p.m. - Toronto opens the second frame with a quick 11-3 scoring run to regain the lead.
Timeout Kings less than 90 seconds into the quarter; the Raptors now lead 40-37.
End of First Quarter: Kings 34, Raptors 29
7:34 p.m. - Sacramento uses hot shooting (53.8 percent) to end the first quarter with a five-point advantage over Toronto.
For the Raptors, Fred VanVleet has impressed early on with a game-high 11 points on 4-for-7 shooting. VanVleet has hit two of the teams five 3-pointers in the first.
Buddy Hield has led the way for the Kings so far with 10 points while Marvin Bagley registered eight points and five rebounds in the first quarter of his first NBA start.
Buddy Hield (10 PTS) and Fred VanVleet (11 PTS) duel after the 1st quarter on #NBA League Pass!#SacramentoProud 34#WeTheNorth 29- NBA (@NBA) January 23, 2019
💻📱: https://t.co/M0EAJ7DX09 pic.twitter.com/AHYMPvDpaJ
7:26 p.m. - The Kings use a 7-0 run to get out to a five-point lead late in the first.
It's 27-22 and the Raptors call for a timeout with 2:59 left in the frame.
Led by five assists from Bogdan Boganovic and three from Yogi Ferrell, the Kings have assisted on 10 of their 11 field goals.
In addition to VanVleet, Serge Ibaka has played well with six points and four rebounds while Kyle Lowry has dished out four assists.
7:17 p.m. - Sacramento plays at the league's second-fastest pace and it has shown so far - the game is off to a frantic start.
We've got our first timeout of the night with 6:25 remaining in the first and the Raptors lead 18-16.
Fred VanVleet leads all scorers with eight points so far while the Kings have been led by Buddy Hield, who has scored seven points early on.
7:07 p.m. - We're underway at Scotiabank Arena.
Marvin Bagley III gets the Kings on the board first with a hook shot but Danny Green picks up where he left off last game with a 3-pointer to get the Raptors started for the night.
MBIII gets the first basket of Tuesday night #NBA League Pass action! #SacramentoProud- NBA (@NBA) January 23, 2019
💻📱: https://t.co/Bq24jKOTFm pic.twitter.com/zsDNmvp8ua
7:00 p.m. - Down three starters, the Kings will go with Yogi Ferrell, Buddy Hield, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Marvin Bagley III and Willie Cauley-Stein to start tonight.
👑 Starters at Toronto presented by @VSPVisionCare:@YogiFerrell11 @buddyhield@LeaderOfHorde @MB3FIVE@THEwillieCS15 pic.twitter.com/UeAlGFxayS- Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) January 22, 2019
6:40 p.m. - The Kings will be without De'Aaron Fox, Iman Shumpert and Nemanja Bjelica tonight.
De'Aaron Fox, Nemanja Bjelica and Iman Shumpert all out tonight for Sacramento. Resting and recharging.- James Ham (@James_HamNBCS) January 22, 2019
6:30 p.m. - With Kawhi Leonard sidelined, Toronto will go with a starting lineup of Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, Danny Green, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka.
Tonight's starting 5. #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/rkVSMnXbrb- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 22, 2019
1:45 p.m. - Various reports have confirmed that Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard will miss his third-consecutive game as part of his 'load management' protocol. Jonas Valanciunas and OG Anunoby are both unavailable.
The Raptors will hold Kawhi Leonard OUT of tonight's game vs Sacramento, again for 'load management', according to the NBA injury report.- Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) January 22, 2019