the republic logo

Louis Williams makes 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left, Raptors beat Celtics 92-89

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

PORTLAND, Maine — Louis Williams made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-89 victory over the Boston Celtics in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

Jordan Hamilton led the Raptors (4-1) with 16 points, Williams added 15, and Terrence Ross and Patrick Patterson each had 12.

PHOTO: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Thornton (4) beats Toronto Raptors guard Louis Williams (23) to a loose ball during the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Portland, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Thornton (4) beats Toronto Raptors guard Louis Williams (23) to a loose ball during the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Portland, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Marcus Thornton scored 17 points — 12 in a 3:32 span in the fourth quarter — in 17 minutes for the Celtics (2-3). Avery Bradley and Tyler Zeller each added 13 points.

Boston scored nine straight points in the final 1:47 to tie it at 89. Bradley opened the run with a driving layup, Kelly Olynyk scored off a rebound, and Marcus Smart made three free throws with 39.3 seconds left after being fouled on a 3-pointer. After Toronto's Greivis Vasquez missed a long jumper, Bradley hit jumper with 8.1 seconds left to tie it.

Jeff Green finished with nine points in his preseason debut for the Celtics after missing the first four games because of a calf injury.

A crowd of 5,909 attended the game at Cross Insurance Arena.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


Photo Gallery:
PHOTO: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) and Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry, right, grapple for a loose ball during the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Portland, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Click to view (6 Photos)

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.