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Smart Lifts Celtics Past Raptors At OT Buzzer

TORONTO — Marcus Smart hit a buzzer-beating layup in overtime as the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 117-116 Saturday night. With 2.6 seconds left and Boston trailing by one, Smart took a pass from a driving Isaiah Thomas and sneaked behind the collapsing Toronto defense to score the winning basket, silencing the sellout crowd of 19,800. Thomas scored 25 points, Tyler Zeller had 20 and Evan Turner had 18 points and 10 assists for the Celtics, who moved a half game ahead of Miami in the race for the final Eastern Conference playoff berth after the Heat lost 99-98 at Detroit. The Raptors led 116-115 on a three-pointer by Lou Williams with 4 seconds left, but couldn't hold...

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