x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Allen boosts the Celtics

Ray Allen racked up 36 points as the NBA champions the Boston Celtics found their form to get the better of the Toronto Raptors 94-88 on Sunday.

Ray Allen racked up 36 points as the NBA champions the Boston Celtics found their form to get the better of the Toronto Raptors 94-88 on Sunday. The Celtics remained in third place in the Eastern Conference, one game behind the first-placed Cleveland Cavaliers and half a game behind the Orlando Magic, who beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-98. Dwight Howard led the way for the Magic with 24 points.

Andre Iguodala hit 27 points as the Philadelphia 76ers had a 109-94 win over the Atlanta Hawks, while the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat 108-105. Amare Stoudemire bagged 26 points as the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-103, while the Sacramento Kings edged out the Dallas Mavericks 102-95. Jamal Crawford scored 32 points and made the game winning three-pointer to give the Golden State Warriors a 120-117 victory over the Indiana Pacers.

* With Agencies