Kawhi Leonard’s jump shot at the buzzer lifted the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 on Sunday and Toronto made the Eastern Conference Finals for just the second time in franchise history.
Leonard had 15 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter and launched the winning shot with four seconds left. Serge Ibaka added 17 points, and Pascal Siakam had 11 points and 11 rebounds for Toronto. Guard Kyle Lowry had 10 points despite playing most of the night with a taped left thumb he sprained early in the second quarter. Center Marc Gasol grabbed 11 rebounds to go with seven points.
The Raptors will face the Milwaukee Bucks, who dispatched the Boston Celtics 4-1, in the Eastern Conference Finals, beginning Wednesday in Milwaukee.
Joel Embiid led the 76ers with 21 points and 11 rebounds. JJ Redick had 17 points, Butler added 16, and Tobias Harris had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Philadelphia.