Raptors blow 26-point lead but beat Nets 115-113 - NBC Sports

Raptors blow 26-point lead but beat Nets 115-113
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Brooklyn Nets center Kevin Garnett (2) and forward Paul Pierce (34) react in the waning minutes of the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series at the Barclays Center, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in New York. The Raptors evened the series at 2-2 defeating the Nets 87-79. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
April 30, 2014, 10:42 pm

TORONTO (AP) Kyle Lowry scored a career playoff-high 36 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer after Toronto had blown a 26-point lead, and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 115-113 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas scored 16 and Greivis Vasquez added 15 for the Raptors, who would advance to face Miami in the second round with a victory in Game 6 on Friday in Brooklyn.

Game 7, if necessary, would be Sunday in Toronto.

Joe Johnson scored 30 points and Mirza Teletovic had 17 for the Nets, who scored 44 points in the fourth quarter.

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