Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Terrence Ross netted 19 points in 26 minutes
off the bench to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 99-97 preseason victory over
the Boston Celtics.
Landry Fields hit 5-of-7 from the field for 14 points off the bench while Kyle
Lowry dropped in 11 points. Rudy Gay and Jonas Valanciunas went for 10 points
apiece in the win.
MarShon Brooks paced the Celtics with 17 points. Jeff Green, Kelly Olynyk and
Vitor Faverani all tallied 13 points with Olynyk also grabbing a game-high
nine rebounds before fouling out.
Brooks hit a pair of triples in the final minute to get Boston within four.
Jared Sullinger's layup with 10 seconds left resulted in the final margin as
Julyan Stone missed a breakaway dunk for Toronto and Sullinger's tip-in
attempt on Jordan Crawford's desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer fell short.
Boston guard Phil Pressey went to the locker room in the fourth quarter with
an apparent ankle injury and did not return.
The Sports Network