DeMar DeRozan, Jonas Valanciunas spark Raptors past Magic

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The Toronto Raptors pulled out the close victory against the Orlando Magic, 98-93. This is the third straight victory for Toronto (42-31).

DeMar DeRozan had another strong game, putting up 28 points on 6-14 shooting from the field and 15-16 from the free throw line. Jonas Valanciunas contributed 20 points and 9 rebounds for Toronto as well. Despite the loss, Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points for Orlando on 10-13 shooting. He also recorded 10 rebounds. Tobias Harris added 14 points and 7 rebounds.

Orlando (21-53) has now dropped three straight contests versus Toronto.

Coming up, the Raptors square off against the Miami Heat, who are 50-22 on the season. The Magic go up against the Cleveland Cavaliers, currently sitting at 30-45 this year. The Raptors lost their last three meetings with Miami. The Magic have lost their last three meetings with Cleveland.

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