Five thoughts on last night’s Game 5: Raptors 125, 76ers 89

Kawhi dunked the Sixers away, and the Raptors are heading back to Philly up 3-2. Last night we saw the Raptors put together one of their most complete games of the season, while the 76ers cobbled together what had to be their worst. The result was a 36-point beatdown.
It felt really good to be on the other side of one of those, didn’t it?
The series isn’t over yet, but if the Raptors can get something similar from their non-Kawhi players on Thursday night in Philly, then it just might be.
Which Dunk Was Dunkingest?
Was it the end of the half dunk?

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Or the end of the third quarter dunk?

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This is a tough one. The end of the half dunk was more emphatic, it was a great exclamation point to a great half and a statement by Kawhi Leonard — who had a quiet half, by his standards — that “oh yeah, I’m still here.”
On the other hand, the third quarter dunk was right on Joel Embiid’s head, which, given his penchant for taunting, …

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Author: Josh Kern / Raptors HQ

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