Raptors Survive Celtics In Double OT Thriller, Force Game 7 In Playoff Series

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AP Basketball Writer

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – OG Anunoby put Toronto ahead to stay with a 3-pointer with just under a minute left in double overtime, Kyle Lowry got an acrobatic jumper to fall with 11.7 seconds left and the Raptors beat the Boston Celtics 125-122 in Game 6 of their East semifinal series Wednesday night. Lowry scored 33 points in 53 minutes for Toronto. Norman Powell scored 23, including a pair of free throws with 5.0 seconds remaining. Fred VanVleet scored 21 points ?for the Raptors, who needed the win to extend their season, and Anunoby had 13 points and 13 rebounds. Jaylen Brown had 31 points and 16 rebounds for the Celtics, who had their starters on the floor — without a single sub — for the final 22-plus minutes, going back to the final minute of the third quarter.

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