RAPTORS 104, MAGIC 95: postgame notes.


DATE: October 28, 2019 ATTENDANCE: 19,800 (Sellout)

Tonight marked Toronto’s 239th consecutive sellout (including playoffs) dating to Nov. 11, 2014 – the longest streak in franchise history.


Orlando 95 1-2 Isaac – 24 Vucevic – 12 Gordon/Fultz – 5

Toronto 104 3-1 Lowry – 26 Gasol/Ibaka – 10 Lowry/VanVleet – 6

KEY RUN Trailing 91-90 with 3:45 remaining, Toronto scored seven straight points to lead by six with 1:57 left … The Raptors outscored Orlando 14-4 over the final 3:45 of play to clinch the victory.

KEY STAT The Raptors shot .933 (28-for-30) from the free throw line, including a perfect 13-for-13 in the fourth quarter … Toronto preserved the win at the foul line converting nine free throws in the final 2:35 of play.


• With the victory, Toronto improved to 3-1 this season and 2-0 at home.

• The Raptors have won seven of their last nine regular season meetings with Orlando. • Toronto has held its opponent to fewer than 100 points in consecutive games – something that happened three times last season (Last: Dec. 16-19, 2018).

Kyle Lowry led all scorers with 26 points (7-18 FG, 3-11 3PT, 9-10), including 10 in the fourth quarter … He added a game high tying six assists and five rebounds in 38 minutes … Lowry has scored 20 or more in three of the first four games; averaging 22.0 points.

Fred VanVleet finished with 14 points and a game high-tying six assists in 38 minutes … VanVleet has recorded at least six assists in each of the first four games; averaging 6.3 assists.

• The Raptors had all five starters score in double figures – Lowry (26), Pascal Siakam (24), VanVleet (14), OG Anunoby (12) and Marc Gasol (10) … The starting unit combined for 86 points … Anunoby set a career high with five steals … Gasol added 10 rebounds in 26 minutes for his first double-double of the season.


• With the loss, Orlando falls to 1-2 on the season and 0-2 on the road. • The Magic’s reserves outscored Toronto’s bench 36-18.

• Orlando trailed by as many as 14 points early in the fourth before taking the lead with 4:18 remaining

– its first lead since early in the first quarter. • Jonathan Isaac scored a career-high 24 points (7-10 FG, 5-7 3PT, 5-5 FT) in 33 minutes of action … His five three-point field goals were a career best … Isaac totaled 11 points in the Magic’s first two games of the regular season.

• The Magic had five players score in double digits – Isaac (24), Evan Fournier (18), Markelle Fultz (13), Terrence Ross (11) and D.J. Augustin (10).

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