Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic 111-82

FILE – TORONTO, CANADA – OCTOBER 19: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors looks on prior to the game against the Boston Celtics on October 19, 2018 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Mark Blinch/NBAE via Getty Images)

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 37 points, Kyle Lowry bounced back from a scoreless playoff opener with 22 and the Toronto Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 111-82 on Tuesday night, evening their Eastern Conference first-round series at one win apiece.

Pascal Siakam had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who never trailed and led by as many as 34.

Game 3 is Friday night in Orlando.

Despite playing in foul trouble for much of the night, Leonard finished with a career playoff-high 15 field goals. He made his first nine attempts from inside the arc before missing a layup. He shot 15-for-22 before leaving to a standing ovation with 4:46 remaining and Toronto ahead 104-73.

Leonard’s career playoff high is 43, set with San Antonio against Memphis on April 22, 2017. He made 14 baskets in that game.

Lowry, who missed all seven attempts in Game 1, shot 8-for-13 and added seven assists.

Aaron Gordon scored 20 points, Terrence Ross had 15 and Evan Fournier 10 for the Magic, who won Saturday’s Game 1 104-101 on a tiebreaking 3 by D.J. Augustin with 4.2 seconds to go.

Nikola Vucevic, who shot 3-for-14 in Game 1, struggled again in Game 2, going 3-of-7 and scoring six points.

Augustin, who had 25 points Saturday, shot 1-for-6. Seven of his nine points came at the free throw line.

Orlando didn’t score for almost five minutes to start the game, missing its first six shot attempts and four straight free throws. The drought ended when Gordon rebounded and scored on Vucevic’s miss from the line at 7:14 of the first, answering an 11-0 Toronto run.

Leonard scored 12 points in the opening quarter as the Raptors led 26-18 after one.

Lowry scored 11 points in the second and Siakam added six, putting Toronto up 51-39 at halftime. Orlando shot 13 for 40 in the opening two quarters.

Leonard connected of seven of nine attempts in the third, scoring 17 points. The Raptors took a 90-66 lead into the fourth.

TIP-INS

Magic: Orlando missed its first five free throw attempts before Ross made 2-of-3 at 2:11 of the first. The Magic shot 8-for-16 at the line in the first half and finished 13-for-24. … Ross had 15 of Orlando’s 17 bench points in the first half. … The Magic were outscored 52-36 in the paint.

Raptors: Lowry snapped his scoring slump by splitting a pair of free throws at 10:48 of the first, leading to thunderous applause. He was cheered again after hitting a triple at 6:52. … Only four players scored in the first half. Leonard had 17, Lowry 15, Siakam 12 and Serge Ibaka 7. … Toronto has won nine straight playoff games in which it makes more three-pointers than its opponent. Toronto shot 11-for-35 Tuesday, while Orlando was 9-for-34. … G Patrick McCaw (sprained right thumb) was not available despite practicing the previous two days.

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