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Raptors vs. 76ers Game 4: Live score, updates, highlights from first round of 2022 NBA Playoffs


The 76ers have pushed the Raptors to the brink of elimination, taking a 3-0 series lead into Game 4.

In Game 3, it was the heroics of All-Star center Joel Embiid that put Philadelphia over the top as he drained the game-winning 3-pointer with under a second remaining in overtime to deliver a 104-101 victory.

Following Game 3, it was revealed that Embiid is dealing with a thumb injury that could hinder his performance, which could open the door for the Raptors, who have not been swept in a playoff series since 2018.

MORE: 76ers’ Embiid reportedly may have torn ligament in right thumb

Toronto returns Scottie Barnes, who missed Games 2 and 3, while Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet look to bounce back after subpar showings in Game 3.

While the Raptors look to extend their season, the 76ers look to advance to the second round. The Sporting News has you covered with live updates from throughout Game 4 of the first-round series.

Raptors vs. 76ers Game 4: Live score, updates and highlights

(All times Eastern)

Fourth Quarter

4:06 p.m. — There is no quit in this Raptors team.

Toronto continues to claw and fight and leads by eight points with 6:30 remaining in regulation. Pascal Siakam is up to a game-high 30 points on 10-of-16 shooting from the field.

For Philadelphia, James Harden leads the way with 22 points, 10 of which have come at the line. Harden is 5 of 15 from the field.

3:56 p.m. — A 6-0 run from the Raptors extends the lead back out to seven points.

Toronto is up 88-81 with 9:09 remaining in the fourth.

Pascal Siakam is up to 25 points on 9-of-14 shooting to lead the Raptors while Scottie Barnes has six points and 11 rebounds off the bench.

End of Third Quarter: Raptors 80, 76ers 77

3:45 p.m. — Three quarters are in the books and Toronto has one quarter to save its season.

With a three-point lead going into the fourth quarter, the Raptors will look to hold on in order to send the series back to Philadelphia.

Can Toronto get it done?

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3:39 p.m. — Joel Embiid’s thumb doesn’t appear to be bothering him as much anymore.

Philadelphia’s center is up to 16 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field. He’s a perfect 4 of 4 in the second half.

The Raptors, who are holding on to a 78-74 lead, are led by 21 points from Gary Trent Jr. while Pascal Siakam has 19 points and Thaddeus Young has added 11 points.

3:20 p.m. — With Fred VanVleet in the locker room, the Raptors start the second half with Scottie Barnes, Gary Trent Jr., OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam and Precious Achiuwa.

Halftime: Raptors 54, 76ers 49

3:00 pm – One half is in the books and the Raptors hold on to a five-point lead.

Gary Trent Jr. is up to a game-high 17 points on 5-of-11 shooting and Pascal Siakam has added 16 pointis on 6-of-11 shooting. Thaddeus Young has provided big minutes off the bench, with eight points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals.

James Harden leads the Sixers with 12 points while Joel Embiid has eight points but is 3 of 10 from the field, indicating that his thumb injury could be slowing him down.

2:52 p.m. — A 3-pointer from Gary Trent Jr. makes it a 20-6 run for the Raptors, who now lead by 12 points.

Trent is up to 17 points in the game.

It’s not all good for Toronto, however, as Fred VanVleet exited with a left hip injury.

2:43 p.m. — The Raptors go on an 8-0 run to take a 38-32 lead with 7:30 left in the half.

Things are going well for Toronto, which is led by 14 points from Pascal Siakam and 11 points from Gary Trent Jr. Scottie Barnes has yet to score but has pulled down five boards in just under 11 minutes.

2:33 p.m. — Scottie Barnes tweaked his bothersome left ankle but will stay in the game.

End of First Quarter: Raptors 24, 76ers 24

2:29 p.m. — The game is all tied up after one, but Joel Embiid is clearly affected by his thumb injury.

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Embiid was scoreless in the first on 0 of 5 shooting from the field.

2:28 p.m. — It’s like that, Thaddeus Young?

2:25 p.m. — It’s been a close one throughout the first quarter.

The Sixers lead 21-20 with just under two minutes remaining in the frame. Pascal Siakam leads all scorers with 10 points while Tobias Harris’ seven points lead the way for Philadelphia.

2:10 p.m. — Pascal Siakam is not ready for Toronto’s season to be over.

Siakam has eight quick points on 3-of-3 shooting to lead all scorers but the 76ers are out to an early 12-11 lead with 6:40 left in the first quarter.

2:04 p.m. — After a rough second half in Game 3, Pascal Siakam gets the Raptors on the board first in Game 4. Game on in Toronto.

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1:45 p.m. — Scottie Barnes is back, but he’ll be coming off the bench for Toronto. The Raptors will go with a starting unit of Fred VanVleeet, Gary Trent Jr., OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam and Khem Birch.

The 76ers will go with a starting lineup of James Harden, Tyrese Maxey, Danny Green, Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid.

1:40 p.m. — Scottie Barnes has been named Rookie of the Year! The 20-year-old phenom, who missed Games 2 and 3, will be back in Game 4.

12:18 p.m. — After missing Games 2 and 3 with a sprained left ankle, it sounds like Raptors rookie Scottie Barnes will be a game-time decision for Game 4.

What channel is 76ers vs. Raptors on?

  • Date: Saturday, April 23
  • TV channel (United States): TNT | NBC Sports Philadelphia (76ers’ region)
  • TV channel (Canada): SN National
  • TV channel (International): Click here and select your country from the dropdown menu.
  • Live streaming: Sling TV (US only) | Watch TNT | SN Now
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76ers vs. Raptors will be broadcast nationally on TNT with a broadcast crew of Brian Anderson, Stan Van Gundy and Nabil Karim. In the 76ers’ local region, the game will also air on NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Viewers in the United States can stream Game 4 on Watch TNT or Sling TV.

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Raptors vs. 76ers will air on Sportsnet National in Canada. Matt Devlin will handle play-by-play duties alongside analyst Alvin Williams.

Viewers can stream Raptors vs. 76ers on SN Now.

What time does 76ers vs. Raptors start?

  • Date: Saturday, April 23
  • Time: 2 p.m. ET | 11 a.m. PT

Raptors vs. 76ers is scheduled to tip off at 2 pm ET. The game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

Raptors vs. 76ers Game 2 injury report

Team Player Status reason
76ers Charles Bassey Out Injury/Illness – Right Shoulder; sprain
Joel Embid Available Injury/Illness – Right Thumb; sprain
Matisse Thybulle Out Ineligible To Play
Raptors Scotty Barnes Doubtful Injury/Illness – Left Ankle; sprain

76ers vs. Raptors series schedule

Date Game Time (ET) TV-channel
April 23 Game 4 2 p.m. TNT
April 25 Game 5* TBD TBD
April 28 Game 6* TBD TBD
April 30 Game 7* TBD TNT

*if needed




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