Jayson Tatum leads the way as Boston Celtics rally late to beat Toronto Raptors in Game 2

Jayson Tatum scored a playoff-career-high 34 points and Marcus Smart sunk five three-pointers during a furious fourth-quarter comeback as the Boston Celtics rallied past the Toronto Raptors 102-99 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semi-final series on Tuesday night.

Game leaders

Boston Celtics

  • Points: Jayson Tatum – 34
  • Assists: Jayson Tatum – 6
  • Rebounds: Daniel Theis – 9

 

Toronto Raptors

  • Points: OG Anunoby – 20
  • Assists: VanVleet/Lowry – 7
  • Rebounds: Serge Ibaka – 9

 

Celtics lead series 2-0

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Smart had 19 points, Kemba Walker added 17 and Jaylen Brown 16 as the Celtics took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 3 will take place on Thursday night.

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