Brandon Jennings had 10 assists but made just three of 15 shot attempts and scored six points.
Ellis cut it to 94-92 on a jumper with 1:50 left, but Toronto's Kyle Lowry replied with a 3-pointer. Lowry scored 15 and was one of six Raptors to reach double figures.
Steph Curry tells reporters he's optimistic he will be able to return to the Warriors before the initial two-week timetable he was given after spraining his MCL.
Brendan Haywood says Luke Walton's record won't mean much to the Lakers' roster, but Walton can sell Los Angeles on Golden State's culture and winning mentality.
No one thought the Portland Trail Blazers would make it to the playoffs, much less the conference semifinals. That's perfectly fine for the upstart attitudes of Damian Lillard and his teammates.