After Toronto's record-setting rout in Game 5, the Eastern Conference Semifinals series between the Raptors and Sixers shifted back to Philadelphia for Game 6.
The Sixers came out with aggression from the get-go, leading by as many as 19 points in the first half. Philadelphia maintained a big lead for the majority of the game, cruising to an 11-point win to force a decisive Game 7
If you missed any of the action, check below for live score updates, news, stats and highlights from throughout Game 6…
Final: 76ers 112, Raptors 101 (Series tied 3-3)
- 3:33 remains in regulation and the Sixers are still command.
Philadelphia takes a 106-87 lead into the break as it looks to wrap Game 6 up.
- It's past the midway point of the fourth and Philadelphia is still up 21 points.
It appears there will be a Game 7 in Toronto as the deficit looks to be too large to overcome in the game's final 5:38.
- Just over four minutes have passed in the final frame and the Sixers lead 95-73.
Timeout on the floor with 7:48 remaining.
The Raptors have been unable to get going from the floor as they are 26-for-67 (38.8%) from the field and 6-for-28 (21.4%) from deep. The Sixers, on the other hand, are shooting 48.1% from the field and 36.0% from beyond the arc.
Joel Embiid has a 15-point, 12-rebound double-double and has an eye-popping +/- of +40. Jimmy Butler has 23 points, seven assists and six rebounds while Ben Simmons has 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists.
End of Third Quarter: 76ers 87, Raptors 67
- It's all Sixers right now as they've built a 20-point lead ahead of the final frame.
In addition to Jimmy Butler's 21 points, the team has benefitted from 19 points, six rebounds and six assists from Ben Simmons in addition to 13 points and 12 rebounds from Joel Embiid.
Philadelphia is 35-for-71 (49.3%) from the field while Toronto is just 24-for-62 (38.7%) from the field.
The Sixers are also outrebounding the Raptors 41-27 through three quarters.
Toronto is led by 24 points and 10 rebounds from Kawhi Leonard and 19 points from Pascal Siakam. Those two are the lone Raptors to have scored in double figures so far.
- Toronto managed to cut the deficit to eight points, but Philadelphia responds once again.
The Sixers use a 9-0 run to get their lead back out to 17 points and Nick Nurse calls for a timeout.
Philly leads 78-61 with 3:25 remaining in the third quarter.
While Jimmy Butler still has 21 points, Ben Simmons is up to 14 points in the game and Mike Scott has scored a big 11 points off the bench.
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Kawhi Leonard leads the Raptors with 20 points and Pascal Siakam has added 17 points of his own but Marc Gasol has failed to get on the board.
Kawhi attacks the rim! #WeTheNorth | #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/7hjuHLgPnm- NBA Canada (@NBACanada) May 10, 2019
Serge Ibaka (nine points) is the only reserve to have scored so far.
- Philadelphia got its lead back out to 19 points early on, but Toronto has chipped back away to bring the deficit back down to 13.
It's 64-51 with 8:53 remaining in the third. Timeout on the floor.
Jimmy Butler is up to a game-high 21 points while Kawhi Leonard leads the way for the Raptors with 16 points and six rebounds.
Toronto is still struggling from deep as it is now 5-for-22 (22.7%) while Philadelphia is 6-for-16 (37.5%).
Halftime: 76ers 58, Raptors 43
- Behind 19 points from Jimmy Butler, the Sixers take a 15-point lead into the break.
Butler, who scored 11 points (on 5-for-7 shooting) in the second quarter, is now 9-for-15 on the night.
Ben Simmons has also made his presence felt with 10 points and six assists in the first half while Tobias Harris has eight points and eight rebounds.
Toronto is led by 14 points and six rebounds from Kawhi Leonard while Pascal Siakam has 11 points and four rebounds. Kyle Lowry has five points to go along with a team-high five assists so far.
The Raptors haven't been able to overcome shooting woes from the perimeter as they are now 3-for-17 (17.6%) from deep.
- The game of runs continues.
The Sixers saw their lead rise to 19 points before the Raptors responded with a 12-0 run of their own to bring the deficit back down to seven points.
Lowry's hustle sets up the Kawhi transition slam!#WeTheNorth | #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/m7fUkbTL9t- NBA Canada (@NBACanada) May 10, 2019
Timeout Philadelphia as it leads 42-35 midway through the second quarter.
Kawhi Leonard now has a game-high 14 points for Toronto, who is now shooting 15-for-33 (45.5%) as a team.
Philadelphia is beginning to cool down as it's not 6-for-13 from beyond the arc.
- Philadelphia opens the second quarter on a 9-2 run and its lead balloons to 15 points.
Timeout Raptors as they trail 38-23 just over two minutes into the second.
The Sixers are on fire, they've connected on six of their 10 3-point attempts while the Raptors have hit just two of their 10 attempts. Reserve forward Mike Scott has come up big already for the home team with six points in four minutes.
End of First Quarter: 76ers 29, Raptors 21
- At the end of one, the Sixers have built an eight-point lead thanks largely to the trio of Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris and Ben Simmons.
Butler, Harris and Simmons have each scored eight points apiece, with Simmons adding five assists early on. The Sixers' second-year point guard has been markedly more aggressive thus far, which has had a positive impact on his team.
Toronto is led by eight points from Kawhi Leonard and seven points from Pascal Siakam but as a team, is shooting just 2-for-9 (22.2%) from deep and 8-for-20 (40.0%) from the field.
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- It's been a game of runs so far.
After the Raptors used a 10-0 run to take a 15-13 lead, the Sixers responded with a 10-0 run of their own to take a 23-15 lead.
Timeout Toronto as it is back down eight points with 2:25 remaining in the quarter.
Seven points from Pascal Siakam leads the way for the Raptors, who are shooting 5-for-15 (33.3%) from the field.
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Tobias Harris is up to eight points on the night for the Sixers, who are 10-for-21 for the field. All-Star guard Ben Simmons has already dished out four assists but has also picked up two fouls early on.
- Philly has come out of the gates on a mission to take a 13-5 lead early on.
Timeout Raptors as they trail by eight with 8:04 remaining in the first.
Jimmy Butler (six points) and Tobias Harris (five points) have combined to score 11 of the Sixers first 13 points.
- Tobias Harris gets the Sixers on the board first with a driving dunk and things are underway at Wells Fargo Center.
Tobias Harris opens play with the double-clutch slam! #PhilaUnite 13#WeTheNorth 5#NBAPlayoffs on @ESPNNBA pic.twitter.com/CLeICiw73m- NBA (@NBA) May 10, 2019
- Starting for Toronto:
Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Marc Gasol
Round 2 Game 6 @Sprite_CA starters. #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/784l359Jsc- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) May 9, 2019
- Starting for Philadelphia:
Ben Simmons, JJ Redick, Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid
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- Both Kawhi Leonard and Ben Simmons are gearing up for Game 6 and look ready to go
Kawhi Leonard gets set as the @Raptors look to advance with a win tonight! #WeTheNorth #NBAPlayoffs- NBA (@NBA) May 9, 2019
🏀: (2) TOR 3-2 (3) PHI, Game 6
⏰: 8pm/et 📺: @ESPNNBA pic.twitter.com/CG5ibWMdQW
Ben Simmons x @JuliusErving x #PhantomCam!- NBA (@NBA) May 9, 2019
🏀: (2) TOR 3-2 (3) PHI, Game 6
⏰: 8pm/et 📺: @ESPNNBA pic.twitter.com/Sp7lWwlHFP