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Kyrie Irving leads Boston Celtics to overtime win over Toronto Raptors with 43 points

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Kyrie Irving (NBA Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors lost their third game in a row on Friday night.

Despite a 31-point and 15-rebound performance from Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors couldn't defeat the Boston Celtics in overtime, losing by a final score of 123-116.

Kyrie Irving was spectacular for the Celtics, scoring 43 points and dishing out 11 assists. Boston also got 21 points out of Jayson Tatum, 12 of which came in the fourth quarter and overtime.

In case you missed any of the action, check below for updates, highlights and stats from a thriller in Boston.

Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics

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End of overtime: Raptors 116, Celtics 123

9:50 p.m. - That'll do it in Boston. Led by Kyrie Irving's 43 points and 11 assists, the Celtics win 123-116 in overtime.

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Kawhi Leonard had another all-around performance for the Raptors, scoring 31 points, pulling down 15 rebounds and dishing out four assists. He also came up with three steals.

Serge Ibaka gave Toronto a boost with 21 points in 34 minutes and Pascal Siakam contributed with 16 before fouling out.

9:48 p.m. - The Celtics have built a 121-114 lead with 1:09 remaining in overtime. Important possession coming for the Raptors out of the timeout.

9:46 p.m. - Pascal Siakam fouls out with 2:00 remaining in overtime. Jonas Valanciunas checks in for him.

9:45 p.m. - Kyrie Irving will get most of the attention if Boston gets the win, but Jayson Tatum has come up big for the Celtics. He's now up to 21 points.

9:40 p.m. - Kyrie Irving's 41st point of the night gives the Celtics a 113-109 lead with 3:43 remaining in overtime.

End of 4th quarter: Raptors 107, Celtics 107

9:35 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard misses a pull-up over Marcus Morris and time expires. We're going into overtime.

9:33 p.m. - And Gordon Hayward sinks them both. Let's see what Nick Nurse draws up for the Raptors coming out of this timeout.

9:32 p.m. - Pascal Siakam gets called for a foul going for an offensive rebound. With the Raptors in the bonus, Gordon Hayward will have an opportunity to tie the game at 107 with 24.5 seconds remaining at the free throw line.

9:30 p.m. - Delon Wright hits a huge shot to give the Raptors a four point lead!

9:29 p.m. - The Raptors can't stop Kyrie Irving. He has 19 points in the fourth quarter alone.

9:25 p.m. - A floater from Serge Ibaka on a broken possession gives the Raptors a 102-97 lead with 3:18 remaining.

Timeout Celtics.

9:24 p.m. - Danny Green is done for the night after picking up his sixth foul. The Raptors will have to get the next four minutes done without him.

9:19 p.m. - Kyrie Irving is keeping the Celtics in this game. A personal 11-0 run gives him a game-high 33 points.

9:09 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard is having another great game. He's up to 22 points and 14 rebounds on the night.

End of 3rd quarter: Raptors 82, Celtics 78

8:58 p.m. - The Raptors were in control for most of the third quarter, but the Celtics close the frame on a 12-3 run to keep things interesting.

12 minutes to go.

8:56 p.m. - Add Jayson Tatum to the list of players Pascal Siakam has put in a spin cycle so far this season.

8:49 p.m. - Kyle Lowry extends Toronto's lead to 10 points with a couple of free throws, giving them their biggest lead of the night.

8:40 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard gets his 17th point of the game with this tough finish through Jayson Tatum:

Raptors lead 59-54 with 9:59 remaining in the third quarter.

8:33 p.m. - Bad news for the Raptors: OG Anunoby is done for the night with a sprained right wrist.

8:31 p.m. - Two free throws from Kawhi Leonard and a floater from Serge Ibaka to open the quarter puts the Raptors back in the lead.

End of 2nd quarter: Raptors 52, Celtics 54

8:14 p.m. - The Celtics lead 54-52 after two quarters.

Kyrie Irving continues to lead the way for Boston with 18 points and four assists. He's gotten some help in the scoring column from Marcus Morris, who has 11 points off the bench.

The Raptors have three players in double-digit scoring. Kawhi Leonard has a team-high 12 points, followed by Danny Green (11 points) and Serge Ibaka (10 points).

Kyle Lowry had a quiet first half with six points (1-6 FG), two rebounds and two assists.

8:08 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard sets Serge Ibaka up for an open midrange shot and the Raptors take a 52-51 lead.

What a run.

8:04 p.m. - A Kawhi Leonard jumper gives him 12 points for the night and makes it a 19-7 run for the Raptors. It's a one point game!

7:59 p.m. - The Raptors are starting to show some life. Kawhi Leonard makes it an 11-4 run with a layup to cut Boston's lead to seven with 5:18 to go in the second.

7:54 p.m. - It's actually 44-31 for the Celtics coming out of the timeout. The referees reviewed one of Kawhi Leonard's baskets during the break and concluded that it came after the shot clock expired.

7:51 p.m. - Marcus Morris scores his 10th point of the game with 7:34 remaining in the second quarter and puts the Celtics up 44-33.

Timeout Raptors.

7:45 p.m. - Marcus Morris has already matched his point total from Boston's first game against the Raptors this season with eight points off the bench.

End of 1st quarter: Raptors 27, Celtics 30

7:42 p.m. - The Celtics are up 30-27 after one quarter.

Kawhi Leonard and Serge Ibaka lead the way for the Raptors with eight points each. Kyrie Irving leads the way for the Celtics with 12 points.

The Raptors were a little out of sync in the first quarter. They shot 11-for-26 from the field (42.3 percent), but a couple of those misses were airballs and Pascal Siakam blew a wide open layup.

7:31 p.m. - Make that 12 points for Kyrie Irving. He's a problem when he gets going.

Fortunately for the Raptors, Serge Ibaka has the touch early with seven points on 3-for-5 shooting.

7:29 p.m. - Kyrie Irving is looking for his shot early in this one. He's already up to eight points on 3-for-5 shooting.

7:21 p.m. - The score is tied at 12 heading into the first timeout. Danny Green has five points for the Raptors and Jaylen Brown has seven points for the Celtics.

7:18 p.m. - Clear the runway for Jayson Tatum!

7:16 p.m. - Danny Green gets the Raptors on the board with a triple and gets a putback a couple of possessions later. Five quick points for the veteran to start this game.

7:10 p.m. - We're minutes away from the opening tip. Let's go!

Pregame

7:08 p.m. - Starting for the Celtics: Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward and Al Horford.

6:01 p.m. - Marcus Morris, who missed Boston's game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday with an illness, is available against the Raptors. He told A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston that he " had to be back for this one. "

Morris is off to a strong start this season, posting 14.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game off the bench for the Celtics. He scored only eight points in Boston's 113-101 loss to Toronto on Oct. 19.

5:38 p.m. - Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Serge Ibaka are all cleared to play against the Celtics. According to Tim Bontemps of ESPN, they'll start alongside Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam.

CJ Miles and Norman Powell, meanwhile, both remain out.

When asked about whether or not Leonard will play on Saturday when the Raptors take on the Chicago Bulls, Nick Nurse said they'll decide tomorrow. Nurse has previously said that the plan is for Leonard to not play in both halves of back-to-backs.

"I don't think we've decided how long that's gonna be yet," Nurse explained at the time. "We're going game by game."

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