Kawhi Leonard's Game 7 buzzer-beater sends Raptors to East finals vs. Bucks


Kawhi Leonard brought something to Toronto it lacked the last few years: A killer instinct.

In Game 7 against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, the Raptors star showed it.

With 4.2 seconds remaining and the game tied, Leonard took the inbounds pass, ran to the corner and hit a fadeaway jump-shot that bounced on the rim FOUR times before it fell in, giving the Raptors a dramatic 92-90 victory.

It's the second series-ending shot of the postseason, joining Damian Lillard's walk-off 3-pointer against Oklahoma City in the first round.

With the victory, Toronto advances to take on the No. 1 seeded Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. The winner of that series will take on the winner of the Warriors-Blazers Western Conference finals.

Golden State and Portland will begin their series on Tuesday in Oakland, while the Raptors and Bucks will start on Wednesday in Milwaukee.

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If the Warriors get through the Blazers, they won't have home-court advantage in the NBA Finals, as both the Bucks and Raptors finished with better regular-season records.

In each of the last four years, the Warriors have held home-court advantage in the NBA Finals.

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