Boston Celtics Lose In Closing Seconds To Raptors
The Toronto Raptors hit 15 three-pointers to beat the Celtics 114-112, handing Boston the first division loss this season.
The 33-7 Celtics had won three in a row and hadn't lost to an Atlantic Division rival in 10 tries this season.
Jose Calderon converted a go-ahead, 3-point play with 10.5 seconds left for the Raptors. He finished with 24 points and 13 assists to lead Toronto.
Chris Bosh and Anthony Parker also scored 23 points apiece for the Raptors.
The Celtics were leading 112-111 with 14 seconds left when Parker inbounded the ball to Calderon. Calderon drew a foul and sank the free throw to make it 114-112. The Celtics were unable to score in the final ten seconds. Read more
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