It had looked like Kemba Walker was going to leave away with the feature of the game when he discovered focus Daniel Theis. With a mind-blowing go to start to lead the pack with not exactly a second remaining. Kyle Lowry at that point discovered OG Anunoby open in the corner on the inbounds pass, and the rest was history.
In an exciting, back-and-forth battle, the Boston Celtics appeared as though. They were ready to take a 3-0 series lead. When Kemba Walker discovered Daniel Theis on a simple dunk with under one second remaining.
The Raptors remained quiet as lead trainer Nick Nurse drew up an incredible sideline outside the allotted boundaries play that Kyle Lowry executed flawlessly, discovering OG Anunoby on a very late shot to dominate the match.
Kemba Walker's balance was on a full presentation on what was required to be the last owner of the game. Discovering focus Daniel Theis on a mind-blowing go to start to lead the pack with simply 0.5 seconds on the clock.
Needing a wonder, Kyle Lowry discovered OG Anunoby concealed in the furthest corner on the inbound, who at that point thumped down the match dominating 3-pointer.
Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet have both battled to this point in the series. An immediate relationship with the group's 2-0 shortfall going to Game 3.
Siakam's beginning to this challenge seemed as though business as usual. Getting two speedy fouls in the main quarter, completing the primary half with only two focuses and zero made field goals. With respect to VanVleet, he had the option to thump down several shots early yet at the same time wasn't totally in beat.
That changed for both of those players after halftime as they, at last, began to get moving. Siakam scored 11 points in the third frame while VanVleet posted a quick nine points.
Now and then, all you need is to see a couple of tumble to warm up. That was actually the situation with VanVleet, who thumped down a couple of 3-pointers to begin the final quarter. Siakam would keep on assaulting too, adequately helping the Raptors hook their way over into the game.
Siakam would get done with 16 focuses shooting 6-for-15 from the field. A not exactly ideal detail line, yet a lot prettier than you would have expected through the initial two fourth of the game.
VanVleet ventured up for his group with 25 points and six assists, including a grip layup that attached the game with under 25 seconds to go.
In Game 2, Kemba Walker couldn't buy a pail until the final quarter. He was 2-for-14 from the field and 0-for-7 from 3-point extend entering the last frame. He'd, at last, discover his touch in the final quarter, going an ideal 4-for-4 from the field including a couple of grip pails down the stretch to finish off the Raptors.
He conveyed that energy into Game 3, burning through no an ideal opportunity to get moving. Walker ejected for 17 points in the main quarter shooting 5-for-6 from the field and 2-for-3 from past the arc. He was forceful in assaulting the paint, drawing a few fouls while going 5-for-5 from the free-throw6 line in the quarter. He'd top off his scorching beginning with a ringer beating 3-pointer to give the Celtics a mid 33-28 lead through one period.
After scoring four points in the subsequent quarter including another ringer blender to finish off the half, Walker went into the break with 21 points. A higher absolute than any individual Raptor had counted in both of the initial two rounds of the series. He'd get done with 29 points shooting 9-for-15 from the field and 4-for-7 from 3.
The Raptors don't dominate this match without the consistent nearness of their floor general Lowry.
The group captain was Toronto's just consistent wellspring of vitality all through the whole game. Others in the group had their moments and brilliant spots, yet it was Lowry that had the option to keep the Raptors ticking the whole night, right down to the last go of the game.
Lowry got done with a game-high 31 points to go with a stuffed detail sheet of eight assists, six bounce back, and two steals.
Jaylen Brown just required one portion of play to corral a season finisher vocation high 10 bounce back. Brown indented a twofold by halftime, scoring 10 points to go with his 10 boards.
To include to his endeavors the glass, Brown was reliably the essential protector on Siakam, who just had two points going into the break. The Celtics star wing figured out how to influence each part of the game, and that didn't stop at halftime.
Brown's twofold would increment to 19 points and 12 bounce back to go with an amazing four squares.
Jayson Tatum was on fire in Game 2, going off for 34 points to help lead the Celtics to their subsequent straight success.
In Game 3, Tatum despite everything indicated glimmers of his superstardom with several protected advance backs, yet he attempted to reliably score the rock. The All-Star forward would get done with 15 points shooting 5-for-18 from the field and 1-for-4 from 3. His most minimal scoring yield of the series.
In any case, he had his effect felt in different territories of the game, getting nine bounce back to go with a group high six assists. No help was greater than this delightful feed to Brown new off of a hostile bounce back. His scoring yield was missed massively, however, as the Celtics would at last fall at the ringer.
Boston led by 10 at the half yet the Raptors weren't going to let their adversaries flee with it. Started by lead trainer Nick Nurse's cautious change to a zone, Toronto started to charge again into the game.
Kyle Lowry, who had been Toronto's just predictable hostile scoring yield in the first half, remained hot in the second from last quarter while VanVleet and Siakam, at last, met his vitality.
Lowry kept his engine running with nine points in the quarter and VanVleet coordinated that. Subsequent to neglecting to change over a field objective in the first half. Siakam scored 11 points in the third edge going 5-for-10 from the field. Looking substantially more forceful in all-out attack mode end.
While the Celtics despite everything led by four going into the final quarter. The vitality positively moved in the Raptors' favor just because of this challenge. Following their resurging second from last quarter started by that zone safeguard.
Williams has been a huge flash of vitality of the seat for the Celtics all series and this game was the same.
He gave one of the game's greatest features tossing down this horrible dunk more than two Raptors safeguards.
Serge Ibaka's first block of the game denoted the 282nd block of his vocation in the NBA Playoffs. Moving him past Celtics' Hall of Famer Kevin McHale for eighth on the unequaled end of the season games squares list.
Ibaka completed the game with two blocks, leaving him with 283 rejections. 20 shy of Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing for the following spot on the rundown. He is 29 blocks away from splitting the best five altogether time season finisher squares.