May 1, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT
The way he was shooting the rock — 6-of-9 from three — you had to come out and respect Kyle Lowry‘s shot. Deron Williams did that. It was a huge possession, the Raptors up 1 with 30 seconds left in Game 5 of a tied series.
The high pick came but Lowry went away from it, drove left — then went with a behind-the-back crossover that dropped Deron Williams. It created enough space for Lowry to get off his floater in the lane, which he hit.
The Nets could never close the gap and Toronto now leads the series 3-2.
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