Kyle Lowry stood up as the hero for the Toronto Raptors in a thrilling double-overtime Game 6 against the Boston Celtics with 33 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists, with a 6-of-10 efficiency from hitting threes to and the clutch jumper to cruise them up 125-122 forcing Game 7.
“Just winning,” Lowry said after a hard-fought battle 53 minutes in court. “That was two hard teams playing hard. We had to win the game. Win or go home. take a look at our latest information about Miami Heat eliminated first-seeded Bucks news at here!
“Get it done. Don’t matter who has to do it. Ready for game seven.”
Raptors’ Pascal Siakam struggled to score this time as he went 5-of-19 in shooting with 12 points, but Norman Powell covered it up as he scored 15 of his 23 points in overtime.
Fred VanVleet who scored 21 points, telling reporters Powell “saved our season,” as per The Athletic’s Eric Koreen.
Similar to Siakam was Celtics star Kemba Walker wherein the Raptors pressured him effectively to end up just 5 points on 2-of-11 shooting, also Jayson Tatum who was 9-of-21 on shooting with 29 points, but found multiple ways to help out.
Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown had to put up the numbers, as Smart had his second triple-double performance with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, while Brown made 31 points and 14 rebounds stepping up for the Celtics.
“It was a hard-played tough game. Could have gone either way,” said Celtics coach Brad Stevens. “Great basketball game. Right now, put some ice on your legs and get ready for Friday.”