National Basketball Association Playoff Game Capsules
East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) – Richard Jefferson scored 24 points,
hit the go-ahead shot with 8.3 seconds left, and made the series-clinching
steal in the final seconds to seal New Jersey’s 98-97 win over the Toronto
Raptors in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. The Nets
will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the next round. Chris Bosh finished with
23 points, nine assists, and seven rebounds, and almost helped the Raptors
send the series to a Game 7 in Toronto. T.J. Ford scored 19 points, and Andrea
Bargnani finished with 17 points and seven rebounds for the Raptors, who were
able to stave off elimination on Tuesday, but couldn’t do the job on Friday.
Vince Carter scored 21 points, and Jason Kidd finished with 18 points, 15
boards, and eight assists for the Nets.