It was the fifth straight win for the host Celtics, who moved 11/2 games ahead of the Raptors in the division and are in position for the Eastern Conference’s No. 2 seed.
Kyle Lowry had 32 points for Toronto, which has lost seven of nine. The Raptors led by 11 points at halftime and built the lead to 75-57 before the Celtics rallied.
at Miami 116, Atlanta 93: The Heat rolled to their ninth consecutive win, getting 27 points from Goran Dragic and 20 from Dion Waiters. Hassan Whiteside had 18 points and 18 rebounds for Miami.
at Golden State 126, Charlotte 111: Stephen Curry made 11 three-pointers and scored 39 points in three quarters and Klay Thompson had 29 points and a career-high tying eight assists for the Warriors.
at Cleveland 125, Minnesota 97: LeBron James scored 27 points and Kyrie Irving had 14 points and a career-high 14 assists for the Cavaliers, who led by only three points at halftime.
at Detroit 118, New Orleans 98: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 38 points and the Pistons beat the Pelicans for the first time in nine games. Anthony Davis had 31 points and 12 rebounds but New Orleans lost its third in a row.
Chicago 128, at Oklahoma City 100: Jimmy Butler scored 28 points for the Bulls, who shot 68% from the field in the second half.
Clippers 124, at Phoenix 114