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2017 Schedule
51-31, 2nd in Atlantic
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NBA Lockdown: Thunder Ride Ends, Spurs Re-Establish, Value Of Rest

Jorge Sedano, Kevin Pelton and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss Houston's elimination of OKC, if the Thunder front office can get support for Russ, San Antonio's re-assertion against Memphis, anxiety in Toronto and more. Plus, they break down the entertaining recent stories by Dion Waiters and Wright Thompson.

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'Heated film session' fuels Raptors' resurgence

The Raptors credit a "heated film session" following a Game 3 blowout loss as the impetus for their two-game surge in their first-round series against the Bucks.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ICYMI: NBA favorites went 3-0 ATS last night and now lead 17-14-1 ATS in the playoffs after underdogs dominated early; overs went 2-0-1 last night and are 19-13-1 overall.

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Hill doesn't want to hit the fast-forward button in the East (1:26)
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What you missed when Serge Ibaka dunk-crushed the rim (1:03)
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Warriors sweep Blazers, Norman Powell destroys rim in Toronto (0:45)
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Powell puts the stamp on win with two massive dunks (0:34)
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Lowry wants Powell to get a question (0:15)
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Raptors win crucial Game 5 (2:06)
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Giannis takes it coast-to-coast for lefty slam (0:21)

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Norman Powell scored a team-high 25 points in Game 5, after being inserted into the starting lineup in Game 4 for Jonas Valanciunas. The Raptors are +39 with him on the court, and -38 with him off this series. They were 9-9 in the regular season when Powell started.

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Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan combined to score 34 points and assist on 36. It's the first time the duo has assisted on more points than they scored this postseason. The Raptors shot 67% off their passes in Game 5, including a perfect 6-of-6 on uncontested looks. They also created shots much closer to the basket than in the previous games this series.

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Norman Powell is 7-of-7 from 3-point range the last 2 games, but he's taking advantage of being open. Only 1 of those 3-pointers was contested

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Serge Ibaka didn't settle for the perimeter shot off screens in Game 5. He went to work inside, making 6-of-6 shots in the paint en route to 19 points. Per ESPN Stats and Info, Ibaka was 9-of-18 in the paint in the first four games combined.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucks were pummeled on the glass in Game 5 with the Raptors outrebounding them by 40-23. While Milwaukee won points in the paint 44-40, it certainly felt like the Raptors' baskets inside came much easier and were more impactful.

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Powell reaches for the sky with one-handed jam (0:18)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 to take 3-2 series lead. The ViewFromVegas is they also covered as 6-point home favorites and it flew over the betting total of 193.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Norman Powell threw down a monstrous one-handed dunk like he was one of those in-game entertainment dunkers jumping off a trampoline. He also had another dunk in between the long arms of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thon Maker. Powell exploded for a team-high 25 points to go with 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals. "He's been ready to go and locked in," Kyle Lowry told NBA TV after the game of Powell. "And now he is showing his skills on the biggest stage."

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Powell throws it down between two Bucks (0:29)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMar DeRozan drills his first 3 since March 31 (1O games without a 3) to push Raps up by 23. Jason Kidd starts to move on to Game 6 by clearing his bench.

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Valanciunas shows up for hammer time (0:27)
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Valanciunas, Monroe nab double technical (1:02)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwane Casey's move to start Norman Powell has paid huge dividends. Powell has followed up a 12-point effort in Game 4 with 21 points in three quarters thus far in Game 5. Powell has made all four of his 3-point attempts and he's given the Raptors offense a new weapon while Milwaukee's Khris Middleton continues to struggle with only eight points.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.910th
Rebounds Per Game43.318th
Assists Per Game18.530th
Points Allowed102.68th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-175131.622
2015-165626.683
2014-154933.598
2013-144834.585
2012-133448.415