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Number crunch: Raptors, Hawks take NBA playoff leads

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) slam dunks the ball against the Indiana Pacers during Game 5 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Toronto. DeRozan scored a team-high 34 points. Paul George scored 39 for the Pacers.
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) slam dunks the ball against the Indiana Pacers during Game 5 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Toronto. DeRozan scored a team-high 34 points. Paul George scored 39 for the Pacers. The Canadian Press via The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Raptors’ 102-99 win over the Pacers and the Hawks’ 110-83 win over the Celtics:

2: Dunks by the Hawks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. on back-to-back possessions.

7: Points by the Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas on 3-of-12 shooting. He scored 28 and 42 points in his previous two games, both Boston wins.

14: Advantage the Raptors (40) had over the Pacer (26) in points in the paint.

14.8: Advantage in three-point shooting percentage by the Hawks (38.9) over the Celtics (24.1).

16: Game-high rebounds by the Raptors’ Bismack Biyombo.

17: Game-high points by the Hawks’ Mike Scott off the bench.

20: Made free throws by the Pacers in 23 attempts.

26.7: The Pacers’ shooting percentage (4 of 15) in the fourth quarter.

30: Made free throws by the Raptors on 35 attempts.

34: Game-high points by the Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan.

34: Largest lead by the Hawks over the Celtics.

39: Game-high points by the Pacers Paul George.

42: Third quarter points by the Hawks on 61.5 percent shooting (16 of 26).

51: Game-high rebounds by the Hawks. The Celtics had 44.

View the Raptors-Pacers box score

View the Hawks-Celtics box score

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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