DeMar DeRozan finally turned in the All-Star effort Toronto has been waiting for in the playoffs.
DeRozan's big game, and an even bigger Raptors comeback, put Toronto on the brink of a second-round berth.
DeRozan scored 34 points and the Raptors held on for a 102-99 victory over the visiting Indiana Pacers and a 3-2 lead in their first-round series Tuesday night when Solomon Hill's apparent tying three-pointer was ruled to have been released after the buzzer.
"I just felt like my normal self," said DeRozan, who came in shooting 29.6% (21 for 71) over the first four games of the series but connected on 10 of 22 shots in this one.
"It's all about...