Markieff Morris

Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

For the first time in almost 17 years, the Toronto Raptors are off to a winning start in a playoff series.

Not that they're overly excited about it.

Serge Ibaka had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Delon Wright scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, and the Raptors snapped a 10-game losing streak in playoff openers by beating the Washington Wizards 114-106 on Saturday.

"It's out of the way now," DeMar DeRozan said of the streak. "Worry about Game 2."

DeRozan scored 17 points, C.J. Miles and OG Anunoby each had 12 and Kyle Lowry had 11 points and nine assists for the Raptors, whose only previous victory in the opening game of a...

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