TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan matched his career playoff-high with 37 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 130-119 on Tuesday, taking a 2-0 lead in a playoff series for the first time in franchise history.

Kyle Lowry had 13 points and a career playoff-high 12 assists as Toronto set team playoff records for points in a quarter, a half, and a game.

C.J. Miles scored 18 points, Delon Wright had 11 and Serge Ibaka 10 for the Raptors, who snapped an NBA-worst 10-game losing streak in Game 1s with a 114-106 win on Saturday.

Toronto connected on 12 of 32 from long range in Game 2, making only one in the second half.

John Wall scored 29 points, Mike Scott had 20 and Ty Lawson 14 for the Wizards. Washington guard Bradley Beal missed eight of 11 shots and finished with nine points.

Toronto set a team playoff record with 44 points in the first quarter, then broke its playoff record for points in a half by taking a 76-58 lead at halftime.

Toronto’s previous high for points in a quarter of a playoff game was 39. Their previous high for points in a half was 63.


THUNDER-JAZZ: Oklahoma City forward Paul George and Utah guard Donovan Mitchell, the leading scorers for their respective teams in their first-round playoff series, are questionable for Game 2 on Wednesday.

IN CHINA: Dallas will play two games against the Philadelphia 76ers there on Oct. 5 in Shanghai and then Oct. 8 in Shenzhen.