Wall: Wizards 'love our chances' of a Game 7

Wall greets fans after Game 4

Wall greets fans after Game 4

Neither team could separate from the other through three quarters as Toronto held a slim 1-point lead, but in the fourth quarter the Raptors opened it up behind the unlikeliest of duos.

After a dog fight throughout the majority of the game, the Raptors managed to pull away late in the fourth quarter for a 108-98 victory over the Wizards in Game 5.

After averaging 111.7 points and 33 three-point attempts per game during the regular season, the Raptors shot just 18 three-pointers in Sunday's 106-98 loss.

Calderon provided a huge lift, making a pair of three-pointers and contributing several other hustle plays in 20 minutes.

"He's a tough cover", Casey said.

The Raptors survived a 26-point, nine-rebound performance from John Wall, and 20 points from Bradley Beal.

Cleveland outscored IN 32-17 IN the third, when the Pacers shot just 5 for 16 (31 percent) and committed 7 turnovers.

"Jose has been steady for us all year", Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue said.

DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 32 points in 39 minutes.

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For Casey, the Raptors went back to taking "the shots we normally take".

When Kelly Oubre converted a three-point play, it gave the Wizards a five-point lead with 8:52 to play. Toronto led for a majority of the game, with Washington seemingly a possession or two behind, ready to strike.

DeRozan scored his 32 points in Game 5 with efficiency. "We're trying to get something". DeMar DeRozan scored in bunches in the first three quarters of Game 5, then his teammates took over.

"I think sometimes we get too caught up in being stagnant and watching, whether it's John, or me, or Otto [Porter Jr.], whoever has the ball, we just get too stagnant, just ball-watching too much", Beal continued.

"But at the same time, we played aggressive, we just didn't make shots".

"We love our chances", Wall said when asked how he likes the Wizards' odds of winning Friday's Game 6 at home against the Raptors and returning to Canada. "We've got to shoot more threes, we've got to play faster, but we've also got to be disciplined in knowing what the gameplan is, and we've got to stick with the gameplan".

The Wizards had a chance to do just that in Game 5 but squandered their best showing - albeit on a poor shooting night - in enemy territory.

Raptors players lineup behind a #Torontostrong banner during a moment of silence held before tipoff for those who died in Monday's horrific van attack in Toronto that left 10 dead, and 14 injured. We have such good players as DeMar and Kyle who could use those screens and make my life much easier if I set a good screen. The two teams, plus the National Basketball Association, are donating to a fund set up to help the families affected by the attack. But the Wizards closed with a run capped by Wall's shot at the buzzer that put Washington up 24-23 heading into the second. The Raptors as a team had 26 assists, compared to 21 for the Wizards. The Raptors have attempted seven more three-pointers, on average, at home than on the road in this series, which has led to four more made threes. Beal and Porter hit late jumpers, helping Washington trim to Raptors lead to 48-47 at halftime. He scored seven early points in the third quarter as the Wizards kept coming.

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