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Kawhi Leonard’s last-second shot vaults Raptors to Eastern Conference Finals

It was four bounces one country will never forget.

Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer-beater jumper will send the Toronto Raptors to the Eastern Conference Finals with a 92-90 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

At first, Leonard’s shot did not look as if it was going in, but the ball hit the rim, went up in the air and rattled around to put the Raptors in their second ECF appearance in four years.

Leonard, in his first year with the Toronto organization, finished Game 7 with 41 points and eight rebounds. The Raptors will face the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.

But Canadians will always remember the two points Leonard supplied from his baseline jumper.

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, center, celebrates his game-winning basket as time expired at the end of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, in Toronto on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Toronto won 92-90.
Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard celebrates his last-second basket with teammates at the end of the second half of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Toronto on Sunday, May 12, 2019.
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