Smart’s Sharp Shooting Propels Celtics Past Raptors In Game 2
By TIM REYNOLDS
AP Basketball Writer
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – The reigning NBA champion Toronto Raptors are in serious trouble. Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Marcus Smart made five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics beat the Raptors 102-99 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Smart scored 19 points, Kemba Walker had 17 and Jaylen Brown scored 16 for the Celtics, who now hold a 2-0 series lead. OG Anunoby had 20 points for Toronto, which got 19 from Fred VanVleet, who missed a 28-footer as time expired. Serge Ibaka and Pascal Siakam scored 17 and Kyle Lowry added 16 for Toronto.