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TORONTO (AP) DeMar DeRozan matched a playoff high with 34 points, Kyle Lowry had 25 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 99-91 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Bismack Biyombo had 10 points for the Raptors. They can wrap up their first conference finals berth with a win in Game 6 in Miami on Friday.
It was DeRozan's franchise-best 13th 20-point game in the playoffs and his sixth this postseason.
Dwyane Wade scored 20 points for Miami, and Goran Dragic and Josh Richardson each had 13.
Toronto led by 20 in the first half and by 13 to start the fourth quarter before its lead shrunk to 88-87 when Wade made a pair of free throws with 1:54 left. DeRozan made a pair of free throws and, after a Miami turnover, Lowry made a long 3-pointer to put Toronto up 93-87 with 52 seconds left.
DeRozan sealed it by going 4 for 4 on his free throws in the final 21 seconds.