Pascal Siakam scores 34, Raptors avoid sweep

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The Raptors reacted to avoid a sweep over the Sixers

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

The Toronto Raptors reacted just in time to avoid the sweep against the Philadelphia 76ers and with a 110-102 victory at home they forced Game 5 in the series.

Pascal Siakam led the way for Toronto with 34 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists in 44 minutes, most out of any other player on the court. Gary Trent Jr. added 24 points and two steals for the Raptors, Thaddeus Young scored 13 points along with five rebounds and five assists while coming from the bench and OG Anunoby added 10 points.

Sixers star Joel Embiid has played through a thumb injury to score 21 points along with 8 rebounds for his team. James Harden paced all scorers with 22 points and 9 assists and Tobias Harris added 15 points.

Game 5 of the series will take place in Philadelphia Monday, where the Sixers will look to close the series and clinch a spot for the Eastern Conference semifinals.

 

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