The fans of the Philadelphia 76ers are slowly nervous. Toronto has also decided game 5 against the Sixers for themselves and shortened with a coexistent 103: 88 victory in the series to 2-3. Philly collects a buoy of own fans.

Philadelphia 76ers (4) – Toronto Raptors (5) 88: 103 (Boxscore), Series: 3-2

Already at the half-time break, the Sixers fans were fed up and adopted their team with loud bus boots in the half-time break. The home owners gave the catastrophic second quarter with 14:25, but it was not better but not better. Philadelphia did not manage to start a run because the stars could not push their stamp to the game.

Joel Embiid was already with 20 points (only 7 points in half two, with 11 rebounds at 5 fouls) best scorer of the hosts, James Harden disappointed all the line. The Beard finished the game with 15 points and 7 assists at 4/11 FG. Tobias Harris (16, 6/16 FG) or Tyrese MaMey (15, 5/14 FG) could not build on their previously strong appearances.

Thus, the Raptors may continue to make hopes for a sensation. The Canadians are only the 14th of 146 teams, which can force a game 6 after a 0-3 residue in a Best of Seven series.

Pascal Siakam led his colors with 23 points, 10 boards and 7 assists, Precious Achiuwa contributed 17 meters, 7 rebounds and 3 blocks from the bank. Also above. Anunoby or Gary Trent Jr. knucked with 16 points each. In the night on Friday, the Raptors want to force a decision game in Toronto.

“No fight”: Sixers go against Raptors

Toronto also became significantly better in the game without the Fred Vanvleet exposed due to hip problems, the initially strong Embiid kept the Sixers but still in stroke distance. But when the center and harden took place at the beginning of the second quarter at the same time on the bank, the disaster took his run.

NBA Gametime
The guests started with a 12-0 run in the game, even as Embiid came back to the Court, stuttered the Sixers engine. Only in the tenth stop, the households succeeded in the second round of the first hits, Danny Green (14, 4/9 threesome) now beamed out of Downtown a little danger. But otherwise, Philly was absolutely nothing together.

Only 5 of the 22 throw tests in the second round landed in the basket (22.7 percent, and the Sixers with a total of 10 ball losses in the first half of themselves had the life difficult. A spectacular layup from Maxey still remained the only highlight, Toronto sat down until On 15 points and went with 54:41 in the half-time break.

“We did not deliver a fight today,” the served Tobias Harris had to admit. The operational readiness of his team was “terrible”. That continued after the second change. Siakam and Achiuwa now made steam for the Raptors, the Sixers did not approach anymore.

Significant was in the end, as Anunoby could make the lid on the game with a Driving Dunk in the fourth neighborhood with a Driving Dunk. Numerous Sixers fans had already left their seats, far from the final buzzer.

NBA playoffs – Sixers vs. Raptors: The series at a glance (1-3)

Game Date Time Home Away result
1 17. April 0 o’clock Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors 131: 111
2 19. April 1.30 Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors 112: 97
3 21. April 2 o’clock Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers 101: 104 OT
4 23. April 20 o’clock Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers 110: 102
5 29. April 1 o’clock Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors 88: 103
6 30. April TBD Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers
7 * 1. May TBD Boston Celtics Toronto Raptors

*if necessary

Articles and videos about the topic
* Sweep! Merciless Celtics send Durant and Irving home
* Experience the NBA live on Dazn. Register now! Can be canceled at any time.