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SportLast-second shot lifts Raptors over Sixers in Game 7

04:45  13 may  2019
04:45  13 may  2019 Source:   ap.org

Joel Embiid, 76ers rout Raptors to take 2-1 series lead

Joel Embiid, 76ers rout Raptors to take 2-1 series lead Joel Embiid, 76ers rout Raptors to take 2-1 series lead

Sixers guard Jimmy Butler shoots the basketball against Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green during game six in the Eastern Conference playoff The Sixers have an all-time record of 6-9 in Game 7 ′s. They are 1-8 on the road in those games. Their last Game 7 was a 85-75 road setback to the Boston

Coach Nick broke down the last two plays of this interesting Game 7 between the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets. While the game overall was uneven, it got very interesting in the final moments, but a big coaching mistake by Raptors head coach Dwane Casey might very well have cost them the

Last-second shot lifts Raptors over Sixers in Game 7 © Getty TORONTO, ON- MAY 12 - Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) cuts between Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) as the Toronto Raptors play the Philadelphia 76ers in game seven of their second round series in the NBA play-offs at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. May 12, 2019. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Kawhi Leonard's rim-rattling, last-second shot from the corner lifted the Toronto Raptors to a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

BOX SCORE: RAPTORS 92, 76ERS 90

Toronto will face the Milwaukee Bucks in the conference final beginning on Wednesday.

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Sixers’ defense, physicality has left Raptors frustrated in NBA playoff series May 03--During this Eastern Conference semifinal series, the 76ers defense has been exceptional, but they have also been bailed out by some horrific shooting by the Toronto Raptors, excluding Kawhi Leonard. It’s become apparent that the Sixers can surely win this series by spotting Leonard his 30 or 35, or maybe even 40. They lost Game 1 when Leonard scored 45. Today’s NBA is about having three-point shooting, rebounding and at least at little bit of depth. The Raptors were once again deficient in all three areas during Thursday’s 116-95 loss to the Sixers, who now lead this best of seven series 2-1.

Two nights after getting blown out by 36 points, the Sixers rebounded with a 112-101 win over the Raptors 76ers bounce back to handle Raptors and force decisive Game 7 . Two nights after getting blown 2 . Embiid’s contributions: The Raptors ’ Marc Gasol blocked Embiid’s first shot of the game

Last time I finished writing up a Sixers selection (Thursday) by asking if Ben Simmons (7 points) and JJ Redick (3 points) were gonna show up in Game 6 Gonna roll out to Minnesota and try the Twins with Martin Perez over the Tigers. Sixers podcast: A lot at stake for Sixers , Raptors in Game 7 .

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"You got so far and I am proud of you."

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