Boston Celtics Defeat Toronto Raptors 111-89 In Game 5 Of Eastern Conference Semifinals

The Boston Celtics defeated the Toronto Raptors in a 111-89 victory, taking a 3-2 series lead in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

Boston’s defense held off the Raptors, who managed just 11 points in the first quarter and were unable to climb back from the deficit. The Celtics Jaylen Brown scored 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting, and Kemba Walker scored 21 points with seven assists.

Boston can advance to its third Eastern Conference finals in four years with a win on Wednesday.

Celtics ratchet up defense, crush Raptors in Game 5 to move one win from East finals