Raptors Fred VanVleet
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The Joel Embiid-led Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 112-97 on Monday night for a 2-0 lead in the first-round series, via ESPN.

The Raptors trailed by 27 points but showed some life in the fourth cutting it to 11 until Tyrese Maxey buried a 3 that got the Sixers rolling again.

OG Anunoby led Toronto with 26 points (on 10-14 shooting). Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet each had 20.

After the game, the Raptors star guard Fred VanVleet reflected on the team’s mood following another lopsided playoff loss to the Sixers.

VanVleet says they will need to lean on their postseason experience and clean up the details to have a chance as the series heads back to Toronto: