The Japanese Convention semifinal collection between the Raptors and 76ers is tied at 1-1.
After getting blown out in Sport 1, Philadelphia got here away with a 94-89 win over Toronto on Monday at Scotiabank Enviornment.
The 76ers regarded like they had been going to tug away as they carried a 13-point benefit into halftime and led by the identical quantity with 5:44 to play. However, the Raptors labored their means again into the sport and minimize their deficit to only one on a Pascal Siakam layup with lower than 50 seconds remaining.
Joel Embiid, nevertheless, answered with a driving layup in site visitors to make the rating 92-89. He completed with simply 12 factors however scored a very powerful basket of the night time.
Danny Inexperienced then missed an open 3-pointer on the opposite finish and Tobias Harris sealed the win with a pair of free throws.
Jimmy Butler led the 76ers offensively all through the sport. He tallied 30 factors and hit an enormous 3-pointer down the stretch.
Kawhi Leonard registered a game-high 35 factors for Toronto within the dropping effort.
Studs of the night time
The 76ers obtained surprising contributions from Greg Monroe and James Ennis III. The pair got here off the bench to mix for 23 factors, together with 11 rebounds, in 36 whole minutes of motion. Monroe later left the sport with an ankle harm.
Dud of the night time
Raptors ahead Serge Ibaka was 1-of-5 capturing and a minus-12 within the loss to Philadelphia.
Leonard with the good minimize to the basket and the slam.
Celtics at Bucks – Prime-seeded Milwaukee will look to bounce again in Sport 2 on Tuesday at dwelling after an enormous loss to Boston within the opener. In the meantime, the Celtics have an opportunity to take management earlier than the collection shifts again to TD Backyard.