Dorell Wright

Ellington lifts Heat over Raptors with layup just before buzzer

Ellington lifts Heat over Raptors with layup just before buzzer

Wayne Ellington for the game-winning layup.

Not a 3-pointer.

Not a pull-up jumper.

No, not in this game, a game that featured a fight and players again mixing it up at the finish.

Still, somehow, on a night of power ball, Ellington found a way, his driving layup off an inbounds play with 3.1 seconds remaining and the Miami Heat down one, lifting the Heat to a 90-89 victory Tuesday night over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

"That's probably the last thing anybody would think he would do is put the ball on the floor and try to attempt to go for a dunk," coach Erik Spoelstra said, with Ellington instead settling for a layup that dropped...

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