Raptors crush Sixers 125-89 to take 3-2 NBA series lead (Agence France-Presse) – May 8, 2019 – 11:51am LOS ANGELES, United States — The Toronto Raptors moved one win away from a place in the NBA Eastern Conference finals Tuesday (Wednesday Manila time) with an overwhelming 125-89 rout of the Philadelphia 76ers. With 76ers star center Joel Embiid ailing, the Raptors took full advantage on their home floor in Toronto to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven second-round playoff series. Toronto forward Pascal Siakam scored 25 points to lead six Raptors players in double figures. Star forward Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and was able to rest the majority of the fourth quarter as the Raptors dominated every phase of the contest. The outcome was enough to make Philadelphia’s center Embiid feel even worse than the upper respiratory infection that appeared to hinder him. Embiid scored 13 points with six rebounds and also coughed up a game-high eight turnovers. With their star struggling, none of his teammates could fill the void. Toronto led 64-43 by halftime — thanks to a 37-17 second quarter. The 76ers showed signs of life when they opened the second half… Read full this story
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