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Precious Achiuwa continues playoff career-highs in Sixers series as Raptors force game 6

Precious Achiuwa continues to set career highs in the Sixers series as the Toronto Raptors take a 103-88 win in game four to force a game five.

The Philadelphia Sixers ran into a quick 3-0 lead at the start of the series but Toronto Raptors have forced games 4 and 5 with back-to-back wins.

And D’Tigers player Precious Achiuwa has played a key role in the two wins grabbing the headlines for his great play in the 4th and 5th games.

On Monday evening Achiuwa grabbed 17 points, 7 rebounds, and three blocks in 27 minutes he played from the bench.

In this game, he posted his highest defensive rebounds (6), Field goals attempt (11), three points Attempts (5), Free throws made (2), and Blocks made (3).

Earlier in the same series, he played his highest playoff minutes (36) and chalked his highest playoff points (20).

Pascal Siakam led the Raptors with 23 points and 10 rebounds while Embiid had 20 points and 11 rebounds playing with a thumb injury. Harden scored 15 points on 4-of-11 shooting.

Game 6 will be played in Toronto on Thursday.

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