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Raptors beat Mavericks 116-93, extend win streak to 3 games

Kyle Lowry scored 23 points and Pascal Siakam had a big second half Monday night, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 116-93 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

Siakam scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half as the Raptors pulled away for their third straight victory. Chris Boucher added 21 points and OG Anunoby contributed 13 points, 11 rebounds and much of the defensive work against Dallas star Luka Doncic.

Doncic, who was coming off a 36-point, 16-rebound, 15-assist triple-double in Sunday's 117-101 loss to Chicago, scored 15 points on 4-for-11 shooting and added seven rebounds and nine assists.

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) knocks the ball away from Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Kristaps Porzingis led Dallas with 23 points and nine rebounds. The Mavericks shot 37.8% with 23 turnovers and lost their third straight.

Dallas coach Rick Carlisle was ejected in the first quarter.

The game was tied 47-47 after a first half in which the Raptors shot 11.8% (2 for 17) from behind the arc and 19 for 32 (59.4%) from inside it.

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) drives around Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Siakam's short jumper midway through the third quarter broke a 59-all tie and launched a 16-2 run that put the Raptors up to stay.

Boucher and Norman Powell (17 points) led an early fourth-quarter rally that put the game away.

Carlisle’s ejection came with 58.4 seconds left in the first quarter, just after Powell had converted a running shot in the lane after a Dallas turnover.

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) loses the basketball as he tries to drive around Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein (33) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

TIP-INS

Mavericks: G Josh Richardson, F Maxi Kleber, F Dorian Finney-Smith and F-C Dwight Powell, all of whom were among the team's top 10 in minutes played, remained sidelined on COVID protocol. ... G Tim Hardaway, who had missed Sunday's game with a strained left groin, played 27 scoreless minutes and shot 0 for 12.

Raptors: Toronto shot 10 for 16 from long range in the second half. ... C Alex Len missed a third straight game for personal reasons.

Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson (13) shoots in front of Toronto Raptors center Aron Baynes (46) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

UP NEXT

Mavericks: Visit Indiana on Wednesday night. The Mavericks won without Doncic (right ankle sprain) in their last trip to Indianapolis on Feb. 3, 2020.

Raptors: Conclude a five-game “homestand” with a two-game set against Miami on Wednesday and Friday nights.

Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) blocks a shot by Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) works the ball up the floor during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) loses the ball as he falls to the floor in front of Dallas Mavericks forward Wes Iwundu (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse watches play during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)