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Playoffs 2019

NBA Playoffs 2019: Scores, news, stats and highlights from Raptors-Magic, 76ers-Nets, Nuggets-Spurs and Blazers-Thunder

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There are four Game 5s on this slate of the NBA Playoffs!

The Toronto Raptors will try and close out the series at home against the Orlando Magic, the Philadelphia 76ers will look to do the same to the Brooklyn Nets and the Portland Trail Blazers will follow suit against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

As for the other Game 5, the Denver Nuggets and San Antonio Spurs will battle to take an edge in that series.

For live updates, highlights, stats and more, we have you covered on all the action!

Blazers 118, Thunder 115 (Blazers win series 4-1)

BIG SHOT DAME! With the game all tied up, Lillard dribbled down the floor and waited just inside the halfway mark before pulling up for close to a 40 foot bomb to bury the Thunder and seal the series victory.

End of third quarter : Thunder 90, Blazers 88

The back and forth battle continues and looks set to go right down to the wire! Damian Lillard continues to light it up, but Russell Westbrook responded in the third and is closing in on a triple-double.

End of second quarter : Blazers 61, Thunder 60

We don't want this series to end. It just keeps on giving and today it's Damian Lillard who is doing it all.

The Blazers star guard has 34 points at halftime, his playoff career high is 40.

End of first quarter : Thunder 37, Blazers 29

It's the Damian Lillard and Paul George show as the two stars just continue to trade buckets.

Lillard ends the first term with 19 points on 6-9 shooting, George has 15 on 6-7 shooting.

Raptors 115, Magic 96 (Raptors win series 4-1)

From the very outset it was one-way traffic as the Toronto Raptors exploded out of the gates. Kyle Lowry had the hot hand and dropped the opening eight points of the game.

The Magic couldn't slow them down or get anything to fall offensively as the result was effectively assured by halftime. The Raptors now advance to the second round for a matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers who are taking care of business in Game 5 against the Brooklyn Nets.

Kawhi Leonard finished the game with 27 points and 7 rebounds.

End of third quarter : Raptors 99, Magic 70

It's business as usual for the Raptors in this contest as they put the foot down from the opening tip and just never let up. One more quarter and the second round awaits.

End of second quarter : Raptors 67, Magic 47

More of the same in the second as what we saw in the first. The Toronto Raptors are just switched on in their attempts to close this one out at home.

Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry are leading the charge and have combined for 38 points. As good as the offense has been, it's defensively where the Raptors are clicking.

End of first quarter : Raptors 35, Magic 19

The Raptors made a statement to the rest of the Eastern Conference. The starters burst out of the gates and opened the game with a 28-7 run aas the Magic were helpless to stem the flow on either end.

Kyle Lowry's first game scoring struggles have been left behind with the point guard scoring the opening eight points of the game and finishing the first term with 12 points on 5-6 shooting.

Pregame

Kyle Lowry has drawn more charges than eight other teams this postseason.

76ers 122, Nets 100 (76ers win series 4-1)

It was just non-stop pressure for the Sixers from the opening tip and the Nets couldn't overcome the domination.

The starters were pulled early in the fourth as the Sixers cruised to the big time series clinching win and booked their ticket into the second round against the Toronto Raptors.

Joel Embiid ended the game with a 23 point, 11 rebound double double. Ben Simmons did a bit of everything once again, ending with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.

End of third quarter : Sixers 95, Nets 64

One quarter left and the Sixers fans are now just waiting for the final buzzer to sound and the celebrations to commence.

The dominant showing sets up a salivating match up against the Toronto Raptors in the second round.

End of second quarter : Sixers 60, Nets 31

The Brooklyn Nets just scored their fewest points in an opening half of basketball this season. A complete demolition job from the Sixers sees them one half away from the second round.

From their 26 made field goals, the Sixers have assisted 17 of them. Joel Embiid continues to lead the way with 15 points and 9 rebounds.

End of first quarter : Sixers 32, Nets 15

The Sixers clearly saw what the Raptors did in their first quarter and did their best to one up them. Opening the game behind a 14-0 run, Joel Embiid led the way with 10 points and 5 rebounds in the first quarter.

Pregame

D'Angelo and the Nets will look to fight off elimination

Nuggets 108, Spurs 90 (Denver lead series 3-2)

The home crowd go home happy as the Denver Nuggets take care of business and take the series advantage with Game 6 set to take place back in San Antonio.

San Antonio could do nothing to slow down the Nuggets once they clicked into gear and it was an all around display from the starting five.

Four registered double digit scoring with Torrey Craig pulling down 10 rebounds to play his part. Three players off the bench also reached double figures.

End of third quarter : Nuggets 85, Spurs 63

A resounding third quarter from the Nuggets has almost locked up the result of this game after a 32-21 term pushed their lead out to 22.

Four of five starters have hit double figure scoring with Nikola Jokic now just two assists shy of a triple-double.

End of second quarter : Nuggets 53, Spurs 42

Jamal Murrary and Gary Harris continue to get it done for the Nuggets as they extend their quarter time lead out to 11.

The duo have dropped a combined 26 points while Nikola Jokic works towards another triple-double.

End of first quarter : Nuggets 26, Spurs 19

The Nuggets backcourt are on to get this one started and have combined to drop 14 points on 5-9 shooting from the floor.

Pregame

Can Jokic and the Nuggets get it done in front of their home fans?

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