In a late thriller in Toronto, D.J Augustin hit the game-winning three-pointer, with 3.4 seconds to go, and the Orlando Magic edged the Raptors (101-104) in their first play-off game since 2012.
The Raptors came back from a 16-point deficit in the first half, but the Magic stepped up and earned a big win on the road to “steal” the home-court advantage.
Seven players scored in double figures for the winners, with Augustin leading the way with a team-high 25 points.
Kawhi Leonard had a team-high 25 points for the losing squad, while Pascal Siakam added 24. Kyle Lowry finished the game with zero points (0/7 shooting) and eight assists.
Game 2 will be played in Toronto on Tuesday (16/04).
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