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Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) celebrates after being fouled by Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis (27) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

On to Game 7: Raptors survive Celtics in double-OT thriller

Sep. 9, 2020 11:38 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors faced a sizable early deficit. They trailed in the fourth quarter. And again in the first overtime. And again in the second overtime. Exhausted and on the brink, the reigning NBA champions rose to the moment. Next up: Game 7, for a spot in the Eastern...

Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet (23) celebrates with teammate OG Anunoby (3) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Boston Celtics Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Swing games: Celtics-Raptors, Nuggets-Clippers all tied up

Sep. 6, 2020 10:42 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Boston and the Los Angeles Clippers struck first. Toronto and Denver came back with strong rebuttals. So, with that, the leads in a pair of knotted-up conference semifinal series will be a reward to the winners on Monday night. Boston and Toronto will play Game 5 of their...

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry drives to the basket ahead of Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis (27) during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Raptors beat Celtics 100-93 to even East semifinals at 2-2

Sep. 5, 2020 10:08 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No need for any big shots this time. Not the way the Toronto Raptors just kept getting stops. Pascal Siakam had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Kyle Lowry added 22 points and 11 boards and the Raptors evened the Eastern Conference semifinal at two games apiece, beating the Boston...

Teammates mob Toronto Raptors' OG Anunoby, second player from left, after Anunoby's game winning shot at the buzzer in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Boston Celtics Thursday, Sept 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Raptors-Celtics prep for Game 4, Nuggets-Clippers for Game 2

Sep. 4, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A year ago, Toronto had The Shot. This time, the Raptors have The Pass. Despite Kyle Lowry’s attempts to take attention off the pass that he threw to OG Anunoby to set up the gamewinning, probably season-saving 3-pointer at the buzzer for Toronto in what became its...

Toronto Raptors' OG Anunoby (3) releases a game-winning shot at the buzzer over Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Thursday, Sept 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

OG for 3: Anunoby beats buzzer to lift Raptors over Celtics

Sep. 3, 2020 11:17 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors were a half-second away from falling into the abyss that no NBA team has ever escaped. Down by two points, down by two games, the reigning champions needed a miracle. OG Anunoby delivered. Anunoby caught a cross-court pass that Kyle Lowry threaded over...

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (7) grabs a rebound in front of Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis (27) in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Raptors find silver lining heading into Game 3 vs Celtics

Sep. 2, 2020 3:12 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry knows the situation is bad. If there’s a silver lining, it’s this: He believes it could have been worse. Toronto would have ordinarily had home-court advantage in its Eastern Conference semifinal matchup against the Boston Celtics, and for...

Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) celebrates with Grant Williams (12) after sinking a basket and drawing a foul in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game as Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry looks on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Tatum, Smart lift Boston past Toronto, Celtics take 2-0 lead

Sep. 1, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Marcus Smart didn’t like a call that went against him late in the third quarter, a moment that made it seem like the Toronto Raptors were taking control against the Boston Celtics. So, in the fourth quarter, he took matters into his own hands. Smart changed the game...

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum shoots as Toronto Raptors' Norman Powell (24) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball conference semifinal playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Celtics roll past Raptors 112-94, take 1-0 East semis lead

Aug. 30, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Celtics clearly have the formula to create problems for the Toronto Raptors. Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart each scored 21 points, Kemba Walker added 18 points and 10 assists and the Celtics never trailed on the way to beating the Raptors 112-94 in Game 1 of their...