6 months Sixers down Raptors to level series, Nuggets beat Blazers Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: Jimmy Butler scored 30 points as the Philadelphia 76ers turned the tables on the Raptors in Toronto on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) with a 94-89 victory that knotted their NBA playoff series at one game each. The 76ers, beaten 108-95 in the Eastern Conference second-round series opener, thwarted the Raptors’ second-half comeback bid, notching their first win in Toronto since November 2012 to head home for game three on Thursday all square. Butler added 11 rebounds and handed out five assists for the Sixers, who led 51-38 at halftime despite 13 first-half turnovers. The Raptors, who trailed by ... more