The Raptors swept the Nets in the first round of the playoffs, but Fred VanVleet felt it hurt their preparation for the semi-finals.
Jaylen Brown took responsibility for the Boston Celtics' Game 3 defeat after OG Anunoby gave the Raptors a lifeline.
OG Anunoby reflected on his last-gasp heroics for the rallying Toronto Raptors on Thursday.
OG Anunoby was the hero as the Toronto Raptors topped the Boston Celtics in a wild finish to Game 3 in the NBA playoffs on Thursday.
Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum went to the line 14 times against the Toronto Raptors, frustrating coach Nick Nurse.
Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference semis, while the Boston Celtics seized control on Tuesday.
The Boston Celtics made a winning start in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, while the Los Angeles Clippers reached the second round.
Brett Brown has paid the price for the Philadelphia 76ers' 4-0 series defeat to the Boston Celtics.
Toronto are waiting to find out the extent of the foot injury Kyle Lowry suffered, with the point guard undergoing an MRI scan.
Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic called game at the death as his team drew level with the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA playoffs.