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Raptors take down Mavericks in overtime

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - DeMar DeRozan's jumper with 1:11 left in overtime proved to be the difference as the Toronto Raptors edged the Dallas Mavericks, 109-108, on Friday.

DeRozan finished with 15 points, five rebounds and seven assists.

Kyle Lowry scored a team-high 20 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 18 with 13 rebounds while Terrence Ross and Amir Johnson finished with 15 points apiece for the Raptors, who have won three of their last four.

Jose Calderon, who was traded from Toronto to Detroit last season, poured in a game-high 23 points against his former club. We was 8-for-13 from the field and a blistering 7-for-10 from beyond the arc. His seven 3's tied a career high.

Dirk Nowitzki added 22 points and Monta Ellis finished with 21 points and 11 assists for the Mavericks, who had won five of seven entering the contest.

The Raptors trailed 81-78 entering the fourth quarter, but Greivis Vasquez and DeRozan buried back-to-back triples to ignite an 11-0 run that put Toronto ahead 89-81 just 2:28 into the frame.

The Mavs rallied back and took the lead as Nowitzki canned a trey from the left wing, but John Salmons responded with his first bucket of the contest, a 3-pointer from the top of the key, to make it 96-95 in favor of the visitors.

After Nowtizki misfired from the wing, Salmons buried a jumper for a 98-95 lead.

Ellis' scooping layup preceded a Marion fastbreak slam that put the Mavs ahead 99-98 moments later. Johnson then split a pair of free throws with 51 seconds left to tie things up.

After Ellis was unable to get a tough jumper to fall, Calderon came up with the rebound and found Marion, who knocked down a floater from seven feet out with 20 seconds remaining.

DeRozan tied the game four seconds later, and Nowitzki and Wright missed shots in the closing seconds to force the extra session.

The teams traded baskets over the first 3 1/2 minutes until Calderon canned a trey for a 108-107 lead.

DeRozan, though, countered with his go-ahead jumper on the ensuing trip down the court and Toronto held Dallas scoreless the rest of the way.

"We were sleepwalking early. We kind of had an emotional drunk from our close loss the other night. I thought we were feeling sorry for ourselves a little bit. I had to get their attention and they did. Guys responded. They came out swinging, hit us with a haymaker, and I 'm proud of the way our guys fought back. That's what the NBA is all about," said Raptors coach Dwayne Casey.

The Mavs had a chance to win the game after Jae Crowder grabbed a rebound with 10 seconds left, but Ellis' jumper at the buzzer rimmed out.

"What happened at the end -- you know it's going to be one shot, one stop, and I think we did the right things, but we couldn't make the last shot. But it is what it is," said Calderon.

The Mavs raced out to a 33-22 lead after 12 minutes and took a 52-49 lead into the break. Dallas led 79-75 later in the third, but a Ross 3 made it a one- point game. Ellis, though, beat the buzzer for an 81-78 cushion heading into the fourth quarter.

Game Notes

Toronto was 11-for-21 from 3-point range ... The Raptors scored 32 points off 17 Dallas turnovers ... The Mavs outscored the Raptors by a 60-40 margin in the paint, but lost the battle of the boards 46-45 ... Ellis posted a season- high 11 assists ... Dallas played in its first overtime game since April 12 last season.

12/20 23:58:55 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 4
DUR 8
 
11:05am Today
CHR
DUR
 
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
CHA
Final
PIT 1
CIN 4
Final
CLE 2
KAN 8
Final
WAS 2
ANA 7
Final
TOR 9
BAL 3
Final
DET 8
CWS 6
Final
ATL 0
MIA 1
Final
TAM 7
MIN 3
Final
BOS 3
NYY 9
Final
NYM 0
STL 3
Final
CHC 9
ARI 2
Final
MIL 1
SDP 2
Final
COL 2
SFG 1
Final
OAK 4
TEX 5
Final
SEA 2
HOU 5
Final
LOS 2
PHI 3
12:10pm Today
ATL
MIA
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
ARI
 
3:10pm Today
COL
SFG
 
3:35pm Today
OAK
TEX
 
3:40pm Today
SEA
HOU
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
ANA
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BAL
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
MIN
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
STL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
SDP
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
IND 101
ATL 85
Final
TOR 100
BRK 95
Final
CHI 99
WAS 101
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
CHA
8:00pm Tonight
SAN
DAL
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
MON 4
TAM 3
Final
DET 0
BOS 3
Final
PHI 1
NYR 4
Final
LOS 3
SJS 4
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
8:00pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
9:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
Final
CHR 4
DUR 8
 
11:05am Today
CHR
DUR