Celtics Bounce Back With Blowout Win over Raptors

Jaylen Brown scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics set a serious defensive tone early on the way to beating the Toronto Raptors 111-89 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. The Celtics now lead the series 3-2 and can reach the East finals with a win on Wednesday. Otherwise, a winner-take-all Game 7 happens Friday. Kemba Walker added 21 for the Celtics, who led 62-35 at the half. Fred VanVleet scored 18 and Norman Powell scored 16 for Toronto.

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