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NBA roundup: DeMar DeRozan scores 43 points in Raptors' victory over Celtics

NBA roundup: DeMar DeRozan scores 43 points in Raptors' victory over Celtics

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points Friday night, and the Toronto Raptors rallied from 17 points down to beat the Boston Celtics, 107-97, in Toronto. 

DeRozan shot 15 for 28 from the field as he surpassed his 42-point effort against Houston on March 30, 2015. His fellow All-Star guard, Kyle Lowry, sat out with a right wrist injury. 

Serge Ibaka, acquired from Orlando last week, scored 15 points in his Raptors debut. Fellow newcomer P.J. Tucker, obtained from Phoenix on Thursday, had 10 rebounds and nine points. Isaiah Thomas scored 20 for Boston. 

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