The Philadelphia 76ers dominated in the second half to pick up a massive Game 3 win over the Toronto Raptors 116-95.
Joel Embiid's 33 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and three assists led the way for the Sixers, but Jimmy Butler's near-triple-double of 22 points, nine rebounds and nine assists also played a key role in helping Philly take a 2-1 series lead.
Kawhi Leonard was great again scoring 33 points but aside from Pascal Siakam's 22 points, there wasn't much help.
For live updates, highlights and more from the 76ers' Game 3 win, we had you covered below.
Final: Philadelphia 76ers 116, Toronto Raptors 95
The 76ers dominated the Raptors in the fourth quarter, outscoring them 27-14 to close out the game and earn a win.
Joel Embiid did everything in Game 3 - he finished with 33 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and three assists finishing a game-best plus-31. Jimmy Butler was great, too, just nearly missing a triple-double with 22 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.
Kawhi Leonard had 33 points, Pascal Siakam had 20 points and with the rest of the Raptors team combining for 42 points on 15-for-46 shooting from the field.
SIXERS WIN! pic.twitter.com/zuzUhN3wM6- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 3, 2019
The 76ers have outscored the Raptors 21-5 in the fourth quarter, taking a 110-86 lead with under five minutes to play. Joel Embiid is going off , and just threw down this ridiculous windmill dunk.
It's @joelembiid's world, we're just living in it.#PhilaUnite | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/wMgX1SIqqN- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 3, 2019
It's an 11-1 76ers' run to start the final frame with Joel Embiid leading the charge. He's locking down defensively, coming up with two massive blocks on Pascal Siakam to spark his team. Embiid has 28 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks for the game as Philly leads the Raptors 100-82.
GIMME DAT- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 3, 2019
@joelembiid#PhilaUnite | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/4GI6akzzPE
End of third quarter: 76ers 89, Raptors 81
Kawhi Leonard just went for 14 points on 6-for-6 shooting in the third quarter alone to will his team back into this one. He's up to 31 points for the game as the Raptors trail by just eight heading into the fourth quarter.
The Raptors have cut into the 76ers' lead on a couple buckets from Kawhi Leonard and a pair of layups from Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry. They trail 79-68 with five minutes left in the third.
Kawhi muscles his way to the rim and throws it down!#WeTheNorth | #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/hqPsgPWIhb- NBA Canada (@NBACanada) May 3, 2019
That didn't take long - Redick is back at the scorer's table ready to check in to the game.
JJ Redick has five points to start the second half as the 76ers extend their lead to 14 at 71-57. Just before the 76ers took a timeout to talk things over, Redick turned an ankle and is headed to the locker room. Updates to follow.
Halftime: 76ers 64, Raptors 53
The 76ers take an 11-point lead into the half behind 18 points from Joel Embiid. They've kicked their tempo up a notch and the Raptors are having trouble keeping up. Kawhi Leonard has 17 points, continuing his excellent play in this series, but aside from Pascal Siakam (14 points) and Danny Green (9 points) the rest of the team is struggling.
Another 24 to play. #RTZ- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) May 3, 2019
Kawhi - 17p. 3r
Skills - 14p, 3r pic.twitter.com/Wvz6bvz5mU
The 76ers have busted things open with a 10-2 run to give them a 62-48 lead with just over a minute to play in the half. Jimmy Butler and JJ Redick have buried back-to-back 3-pointers to force the Raptors to take another time out to try and cool off the home team.
The Raptors have slightly cut into the 76ers' lead, trailing 52-46 with 3:22 left in the half. Kawhi Leonard's 15 points leads all scorers, dominating for Toronto on the offensive end. In just 13 minutes of play Joel Embiid has 14 points and six boards for Philly to give them their lead.
THE KLAW pic.twitter.com/RHp0dV4fP1- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) May 3, 2019
The 76ers start the quarter on a 6-0 run to extend their lead to 38-29. Timeout Raptors as the Wells Fargo Center crowd is rocking.
End of first quarter: 76ers 32, Raptors 29
Joel Embiid has his team in the lead after one quarter with nine points. The 76ers' starters are shooting extremely well at a perfect 50.0% from the field on 9-for-18 shooting.
Danny Green has finally found his rhythm for the first time this series, burying all three of his 3-point attempts in the first quarter. Green, Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam all have nine points to keep the Raptors within one possession.
☑️2️⃣3️⃣4️⃣- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 3, 2019
📱: #PhilaUnite | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/mwdyTuGwig
3-balls are falling for Philly early on as they're 3-for-5 from beyond the arc. A Mike Scott 3-pointer forces a Raptors' timeout as the 76ers lead 26-22 with 2:21 remaining in the quarter. Kawhi Leonard has nine points for the Raptors already, shooting 4-for-7 from the field.
Kawhi: Still Hot pic.twitter.com/U6Slv0W3od- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) May 3, 2019
Joel Embiid is emposing his will early on. He's up to seven points at the first break as Philly leads the Raptors 16-11.
🚫 @JoelEmbiid 🚫 #PhilaUnite | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/y7fNHbb0iE- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 3, 2019
Both teams will go with the same starting five.
For Toronto - Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Marc Gasol.
Round 2 Game 3 @Sprite_CA starters. #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/d7Q470FsaD- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) May 2, 2019
For Philadelphia - Ben Simmons, JJ Redick, Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid.
Starting 5⃣ vs @Raptors- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 3, 2019
@Toyota #PhilaUnite | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/JJIIryjVEy