NBA playoffs: Dominant Philadelphia 76ers also win game 2

The Philadelphia 76ers have secured the 2-0 series management against the Toronto Raptors with a 112: 97 success. A dominant second quarter brings the Sixers to the winning road, once again Joel Embid is not to stop – but also the support fits.

Philadelphia 76ers (4) – Toronto Raptors (5) 112: 97 (Boxscore)

Embiid made the Canadians with efficient 31 points (9/16 FG and 12/14 FT) as well as 11 rebounds from problems. But even in the minutes without the center, Philadelphia knew convincing, that was mainly at Tyrese Maxey. The 21-year-old confirmed his strong playoff debut of Game 1 and flirted with a triple double (23, 9 rebounds and 8 assists, 8/11 FG).

In addition, Tobias Harris also collected a double-double (20 and 10 rebounds), James Harden came to 14 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks and 5 turnover. For Head Coach Doc Rivers, the success marked a milestone, now has 100 playoff victories in the account.

On the part of the Raptors, Fred Vanvleet went after a bear strong start the air (20 and 7 assists at 7/23 FG). Pascal Siakam never really came to the rollers (20 and 10 rebounds, 7/20 FG), Best Raptors Scorer was O.G. Anunoby with 26 meters. Gary Trent Jr. had to disease after about half of the game. Not the only important failure among the guests.

The Raptors had to do without Scottie Barnes, who had injured themselves in Game 1 at the ankle. For this Precious Achiuwa moved to the starting Five. The guests started with significantly more Physis in the game, even after one and a half minutes there was the first scramble, shortly thereafter Embiid was cleared with a hard foul.

Embiid Dominant, Maxey catches Fire – Sixers Get Game 2

You really could not stop the Camerooner, but instead, instead, he developed a lot of trips to the frewurflinie (11/12 Ft in the first quarter). So Embiid led his colors to a 14: 2 run after a good start of the Raptors. The brandy vanvleet (15 points) held, but after twelve minutes Toronto led 33:32.

The hitherto pale Maxey took with his speed then in the second quarter there will be in hand. His scoring plus a harden-stepback brought a double-digit lead in the middle of the passage, Philly also won the minutes with Embiid on the bench. Vanvleets rhythm was away (1/9 FG), the Sixers dominated the neighborhood. The only downside: After a collision shortly before quarterly, Embiid humped into the half-time break, after all with a 67: 52 lead in the back.

The center could continue and returned directly with an Alley-Oop from the break, later he grabbed a buttery Fadeaway over two defenders – and also one of Downtown! In addition, Philly often made the game fast (22:10 Fastbreak points) and increased to +27. It went with 95:71 in the final section.

The Canadians did not give up, instead they made it exciting with a 15: 0 run. Closer than to 11 meters Toronto did not approach but MaMey delivered the answer from Downtown ice cold. A good four minutes before the end, a FastBreak dunk of Danny Green (11) made everything clear (+19). The Sixers go with a 2-0 guide to Toronto, where in the night on Thursday game 3 takes place.

NBA Playoffs – Sixers vs. Raptors: The series at a glance (2-0)

Game Date Time Home Away result
1 17. April 0 o’clock Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors 131: 111
2 19. April 1.30 Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors 112: 97
3 21. April 2 o’clock Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers
4 23. April 20 o’clock Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers
5 * 28. April TBD Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors
6 * 30. April TBD Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers

Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers Full Game 2 Highlights | 2021-22 NBA Playoffs
7 * | 1. May | TBD | Boston Celtics | Toronto Raptors | –

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