Here are the highlights of the Game 6 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals match between the Boston Celtics and the Toronto Raptors which was scheduled on September 10, 2020 (Local Time).
The Reigning Champions, Toronto Raptors force a Game 7 against the Boston Celtics in a double-overtime game.
The veteran point guard of the Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry had a big impact in this game as he scored 33 points, dished out 6 assists, and grabbed 8 rebounds in 53 long minutes of action. He would have finished the game with a triple-double.
Fred VanVleet, who almost finished the game with a triple-double, scored 21 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dimed 7 assists in 51 huge minutes in action.
In the last seconds of the second overtime, OG Anunoby and Norman Powell were the men who sealed the game as they hit shots after shots.
Powell scored 23 points and also hit an and-one shot to seal the game in the second overtime. Meanwhile, OG Anunoby also contributed in the last seconds in the second overtime as he hit a three-point shot after Marcus Smart hits one of his own, giving his team a one-point advantage.
On the other hand, the Boston Celtics’ performance was just outstanding, but they just could not close out the game and the series.
The Boston Celtics got a triple-double performance from Marcus Smart, who scored 23 points, dished out 10 assists, and grabbed 11 rebounds, all of that in a very exhausting game as he played for a total of 50 minutes.
Their youngsters, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown had a big impact throughout the game but they just could not deliver the win. Brown ended the game with a double-double as he scored 31 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. At the same time, Jayson Tatum nearly ended the game with a triple-double, 1 assist shy in having a triple-double. He scored 29 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, and dished out 9 rebounds.
The series will resume tomorrow for Game 7.
Toronto Vs Boston Game 6 Box Score
Raptors (125) – Lowry 33, Powell 23, VanVleet 21, Ibaka 13, Anunoby 13.
Celtics (122) – Brown 31, Tatum 29, Smart 23, Theis 18, Wanamaker 6.