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Raptors defeat Wizards to win Game 1 in National Basketball Association playoffs

Raptors defeat Wizards to win Game 1 in National Basketball Association playoffs

Toronto featured nine players with at least nine points on Saturday, including rookie first-round pick OG Anunoby's 12 points on five-of-nine shooting.

Serge Ibaka scored 23 points while Delon Wright and CJ Miles each had big games off the bench, combining for 30 points for the Raptors.

"They'd probably rather live with me scoring", said Wright, who averaged eight points a game during the regular season. "They're good. They're No. 1 for a reason".

"That goes to Kyle, he could have a awful night but he'll just make a winning play". Kelly Oubre Jr. (11.8 points, 4.5 rebounds) along with Tomas Satoransky, Jodie Meeks, Mike Scott and Tim Frazier will be looked at to contribute off the pine.

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A lovely series of passing led to a three-pointer by Wright with 3:31 to play, and gave the Raptors a 12-point lead. Lowry even said that "Game 1 is our Game 7", which was probably supposed to be him shrugging off the bad results but came across like someone who was thinking entirely too hard about this. "We didn't come here with the mindset that we were going to sweep them". This has been an on-going concern for the duo: DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry consistently underperform when the calendar rolls to April and May. The Wizards blew a chance to make this series intresting, and the Raptors have the ability to take their game to another level, especially defensively. Each team split their home games, but the Wizards were without John Wall in all four games because of injuries. Lowry played more minutes than usual and was at point guard early in the fourth with several substitutes for the Raptors' push.

"I think the biggest thing is starting off on the right foot, protecting your home floor".

In that sense, it felt just like previous Game 1s - the halftime deficit, the better-than-their-seeding opponent, the struggles from their stars. "It's the same role they played all year. but as long as those guys are producing the way they are, why should we change our rotation?"

"We did it 82 games".

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To finish 1 in the East, the Raptors had to turn in a 59-23 season.

DeMar DeRozan, the star player for the Raptors, mentioned that "our swag is at an all-time high".

They will be without Beal's primary backup Jodie Meeks for the postseason after he was given a 25-game ban for violating the league's PED policy, and the Wizards will fill his spot on the roster with veteran Ty Lawson, who played this season with Shandong of the Chinese Basketball Association. The Raptors finished in the top five in both offensive and defensive rating, broke the franchise record for wins, and finished with the best record in the Eastern Conference.

Washington will have two days to find a counter to Toronto's depth as Game 2 is set on Tuesday. Washington has to prove they can regroup after a dismal closing stretch to the season.

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