NBA: Pascal Siakam’s 40 factors carry Raptors previous Celtics in OT


Pascal Siakam Raptors

FILE–Pascal Siakam #43 of the Toronto Raptors. Kelsey Grant/Getty Pictures/AFP 

Pascal Siakam scored 4 of his season-best 40 factors in extra time earlier than fouling out and added 13 rebounds because the host Toronto Raptors defeated the undermanned Boston Celtics 115-112 Monday evening.

Fred VanVleet and OG Anunoby every added 14 factors for the Raptors, who’ve gained the primary three video games of a four-game homestand.

Gary Trent Jr. and Thaddeus Younger every scored 12 factors. Scottie Barnes had 10 factors earlier than fouling out late within the fourth quarter.

Marcus Sensible had 28 factors for the Celtics, who had a six-game profitable streak come to a halt. Grant Williams added 17 factors, Derrick White had 15, Daniel Theis had 13 factors and 10 rebounds, Aaron Nesmith had 13 factors and Payton Pritchard and Sam Hauser had 10 factors every.

Boston was with out Jayson Tatum (knee), Jaylen Brown (knee), Robert Williams (knee) and Al Horford (private).

Boston took a four-point lead in extra time on Sensible’s eight-footer. Siakam’s layup adopted by a jumper put Toronto forward by three factors with 1:52 to play in extra time. Siakam fouled out and Williams made two free throws with 51.4 seconds left. Trent made two free throws with 14.4 seconds left to clinch the win.

The sport was tied after three quarters. Boston opened the fourth quarter with a 9-2 burst. Anunoby tied the sport on a layup with 1:55 left. Boston took a four-point lead on Nesmith’s 3-pointer with 57.9 seconds remaining. Siakam tied the sport at 106 with two free throws with 12.6 seconds to play to power extra time.

Boston led 38-30 after one quarter after being forward by as many as 11.

The Raptors began the second quarter with a 14-6 surge to tie the sport with 5:05 to play. Toronto led by three factors on Siakam’s dunk with 3:06 to play. Toronto led 59-58 at halftime after VanVleet’s steal, layup and free throw.

Boston began the third quarter on a 9-1 run. Toronto responded with an 8-0 surge. Trent’s layup ended the third-quarter scoring and tied the sport at 80.

Toronto was with out Khem Birch (knee) and Malachi Flynn (hamstring).

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