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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

The complete opposite of Game 5's start. Raptors getting whatever they want. Toronto is 7/11 from field. Pacers look frustrated early. Vogel calls a 20 second time out to stop Raptors' momentum.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors open up an 18-6 lead with great activity on both ends. Offense is moving the ball instead of isolating. Toronto is 7-for-11 shooting.

DeRozan flies in for putback dunk

Just getting the rebound wasn't enough for DeMar DeRozan. Pacers-Raptors is live on ESPNews and WatchESPN.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers playing tight early. 1/8 from the field. Not getting good movement offensively. Raptors couldn't have asked for a much better start.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Game 6 underway. DeMar DeRozan just had a beautiful outback dunk.

Watch: Game 6 of Raptors-Pacers

Toronto is on the brink of its first postseason series win since the first round of the 2000-01 playoffs, and in turn, ending the longest active streak in the NBA without winning a postseason series. Live on ESPNews, WatchESPN

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Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Nicolas Batum has balloons at his locker, including an "It's A Boy" one. Batum's first child was delivered at 1:30 a.m. this morning.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Same starting lineup for Raptors as Game 5 tonight with Patrick Patterson at power forward. Toronto has been outscored by 27 points combined in the past two first quarters of this series.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets GM Daryl Morey said unnamed NBA teams put out negative information about his team to hurt them in free agency. He downplayed the chemistry issues the Rockets had this season.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Waiting on Rockets GM Daryl Morey and his final news conference of the year.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Whatever starters and rotation Raptors coach Dwane Casey will go with tonight sounds like rookie Norman Powell figures to stay a big part of it.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte is split down the middle in teal and purple for tonight's Game 6.

Rachel Nichols to Durant: 'Show me'

She says if Kevin Durant feels he belongs in the MVP conversation, then he needs to prove that during the Thunder's upcoming series against the Spurs.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Frank Vogel won't commit to Paul George playing all 48 minutes, but he admits that he'll have a shorter leash on players if they don't produce. "You lose a game like the other day, you look in the mirror very hard," Vogel said.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors fans outside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Toronto fans travel very well.