Toronto Raptors 99 Boston Celtics 102
The reigning NBA champion Toronto Raptors are in trouble after losing game two on Tuesday night.
Toronto gave up a late lead to the Celtics in the fourth in a tough loss.
Marcus Smart caught fire from behind the arc in the fourth hitting four threes in a row putting Boston ahead.
Toronto was unable to execute down the stretch, as Boston forced Toronto into tough shots and turnovers.
Bostons ability to go to multiple threats late in the game is proving to be very tough for Toronto to stop.
Jason Tatum led the way for Boston scoring a game high 34 points.
Marcus Smart and Kemba Walker were big down the stretch for Boston to close out game two.
Kemba Walkers patented step back jumper was the dagger that put Toronto away.
Toronto struggled with Bostons size and athleticism as the Raptors struggled offensively.
The Raptors shot just 27 percent from three while Boston shot 39 percent.
Toronto has done a great job guarding the three all season long but have been unable to stop Boston in this series.
O.G. Anunoby led the way for Toronto scoring 20 points in game two.
The Raptors back court along with Pascal Siakam struggled once again, shooting just 19 of 54 collectively on the night.
Toronto will have to find a way to get these three going or they will packing their bags sooner rather than later.
The Raptors will look to rally and get back in this series on Thursday night.
Tip off is set for 6:30pm EST.