OG Lifts Raptors Over Celtics

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OG Anunoby hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to give the Toronto Raptors life in the NBA playoffs.

Kyle Lowry had 31 points and found Anunoby with a precision crosscourt pass with 0.5 seconds on the clock to lift the Raptors to a thrilling 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics.

The victory sliced the Celtics' lead to 2-1 in their best-of-seven series.

Fred VanVleet had 25 points, Pascal Siakam, who's struggled in the NBA restart, had 11 of his 16 points in the third quarter, and Anunoby, who missed all of Toronto's historic post-season run last year after an appendectomy, finished with 12 points.

Kemba Walker poured in 29 points to top Boston, while Jaylen Brown had 19 and Jayson Tatum finished with 15.

The Raptors dodged a massive bullet, as no team has ever come back from being down three games to win a series.


with files from    (The Canadian Press)