Celtics Put the Raptors Season on the Ropes

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The Celtics led by 27 at the half and cruised to a 111-89 win over the Raptors in Game Five of their Eastern Conference semifinal in Orlando.

Jaylen Brown scored 27 points and Kemba Walker added 21 for Boston, which grabbed a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Fred VanVleet led Toronto with 18 points and Norman Powell added 16 off the bench.

The Celtics shot better than 49-percent, while the Raptors were held under 39-percent.


With files from MetroSource