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Raptors' Ibaka, Heat's Johnson suspended one game each for throwing punches

Raptors' Ibaka, Heat's Johnson suspended one game each for throwing punches

"I think it caught everybody by surprise, including me".

Ellington said he considered shooting after catching the inbounds pass from Goran Dragic, but made a decision to drive along the baseline past Toronto's Pascal Siakam before laying the ball in off the glass.

Already down star guard Kyle Lowry (unless he makes a miraculously quick recovery from a bruised tailbone), the Raptors head into their meeting with LeBron James and the Cavs without its other star guard and its top big man.

However, he's scored 24 or more points in three of the last five games-which were all Heat victories-as a driving force behind the recent winning streak.

"We let them get easy points", DeRozan said.

In a heated affair, both Serge Ibaka and James Johnson were ejected in the third quarter after a physical altercation on the floor.

Both players were assessed a technical foul and ejected.

Tempers flared between the two teams in a very physical game.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - CJ McCollum had 27 points and seven assists, and the Trail Blazers beat the Thunder in the opener of a four-game trip.

The Dallas Mavericks cruised to a 114-99 victory over the Orlando Magic thanks to big performances from point guard Dennis Smith Jr. and Dirk Nowitzki who each put up a team-high 20 points. Next up for Carlisle is Gene Shue, who has 784 wins.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Julius Randle had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Lonzo Ball added 11 rebounds and 11 assists as Los Angeles defeated Sacramento.

Miami has now won five straight games, climbing to fourth in the Eastern Conference standings.

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