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For Raptors, guard Kyle Lowry might be as valuable as ever

The biggest play Kyle Lowry made in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs might have been overlooked.

Game 3 in Orlando, time winding down, Toronto clinging to a three-point lead. Kawhi Leonard's jumper was well short, barely grazing the front of the rim. The rebound hits the floor and ricochets between Orlando's Terrence Ross and D.J. Augustin. They lunged for the ball, and they never had a chance.

Out of nowhere, Lowry swooped in between the Magic guards, grabbed the rebound and extended the possession. Seconds later, game over, Raptors win. Orlando's chance at a tie never came, because Lowry knew exactly what was required in the ultimate moment.

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Leaders
Points: Kawhi Leonard26.6
Rebounds: Serge Ibaka8.1
Assists: Kyle Lowry8.7
FG%: Pascal Siakam54.9%
Steals: Kawhi Leonard1.77
Blocks: Serge Ibaka1.39
Defense (Rank)
Points: 108.4 (9)
Rebounds: 44.8 (14)
Assists: 24.5 (15)
FG%: 44.9% (5)
FT%: 76.5% (13)
3P%: 34.5% (9)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 114.4 (8)
Rebounds: 45.2 (17)
Assists: 25.4 (14)
FG%: 47.4% (5)
FT%: 80.4% (3)
3P%: 36.6% (6)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Toronto 58 24 .707 --
x-Philadelphia 51 31 .622 7.0
x-Boston 49 33 .598 9.0
x-Brooklyn 42 40 .512 16.0
New York 17 65 .207 41.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/9/2019 Eric Moreland Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/26/2019 Jodie Meeks Signed as Free Agent
3/24/2019 Eric Moreland 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
3/18/2019 Serge Ibaka Reinstate/Suspension
3/14/2019 Eric Moreland Signed to 10-Day Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/12/2019 OG Anunoby Acute appendicitis
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