NBA Playoffs 2019: Raptors thrash 76ers to take a 3-2 lead in series

The Toronto Raptors dismantled the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets dominated the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday to take commanding leads in their NBA playoff series. The Raptors overpowered the 76 years 125-89 to take a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference second-round series. Therefore, with 76 years star centre Joel Embiid ailing.

Toronto took full advantage on their home floor and can book a place in the Eastern Conference finals with a victory in game six in Philadelphia on Thursday. Similarly, forward Pascal Siakam scored 25 points to lead six Raptors players in double figures.

Star forward Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. The majority of the fourth quarter as the Raptors dominated every phase of the contest. Hence, the outcome was enough to make Philadelphia’s centre Embiid feel even worse than the upper respiratory infection. In which appeared to hinder him.

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