Raptors Fred VanVleet
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Joel Embiid made a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left in overtime to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 104-101 victory against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night and a 3-0 lead in their first-round series. Game 4 is set for Saturday afternoon in Toronto.

The Raptors star guard Fred VanVleet (12 points) commended Toronto’s team defense and effort overall in Game 3 on Wednesday while bemoaning the Raptors’ inability to finish off the Sixers in the closing time of a pivotal playoff contest: