Raptors beat 76ers to force sixth game in Canada

Philadelphia. Pascal Siakam scored 23 points, Precious Ichiwa 17 and . have been added Toronto Raptors forced to return to Canada For game 6 of the first round match series against Philadelphia Beating on Monday 103-88 to 76ers.

The 76ers will have to travel to Toronto again after taking a 3-0 lead in the series.

The Raptors claimed their second straight win of their game series and attacked Sixers injured center Joel Embiid and ineffective James Harden from all angles to force Thursday night’s game.

Embiid finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds while injuring his thumb. Harden scored 15 points on a 4 out of 11 shot from the field.

Sixers coach Doc Rivers will carry customs duties with the weight of NBA history. Rivers, who led Boston to the title in 2008, is the only coach in league history to excel 3-1 in three series. The Magic fell to Detroit in the first round of the Eastern Conference in 2003; The Clippers let the series go against Houston in the Western semifinals in 2015; And in 2020, the Clippers lost to Denver again in the semi-finals.

Rivers left for Philadelphia for the following season and the Sixers lost three home games to finish first in the East and were eliminated in the second round.

Toronto entered the second quarter in a 12-0 rally to dominate as the Sixers missed their first nine attempts. Philadelphia did not score until 6:51 remained in the first half. Scotty Barnes scored eight points in this period and the Raptors entered the first half with a 54-41 lead.

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