The Celtics locked up the No. 7 seed with a 95-93 win over the Raptors Tuesday and will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the playoffs thanks to an amazing shot by one Mr. Jae Crowder. Boston could have snagged that spot anyway if the Pacers lost to the Wizards, which they still might, but they didn't want to wait.

This one came down to the wire, with both teams trading leads the whole contest. But in the end Boston's clutch shooting came out on top.

For the Celtics, Evan Turner is a force to be reckoned with, finishing with 14 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and Avery Bradley had 14 points, but suffered an injury and didn't play most of the second half. Despite the stat sheet, Marcus Smart had a hell of a game on both ends of the court, finishing with nine points and five rebounds, Brandon Bass had 13 points and nine rebounds and Tyler Zeller had 12 points and eight rebounds.

For Toronto, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and six rebounds and Louis Williams had 16 points and five rebounds.

Boston's regular season finale (can't tell you how fun that is to write in year two of the rebuild) is against the Bucks Wednesday night.

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Eric Blaisdell 4/14/2015 09:59:00 PM Edit
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