Allen Beats Buzzer, Celtics Beat Bobcats

Cavaliers edge out Raptors 111-108, Magic rout Heat 120-99
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 25, 2007 5:21 AM CST
Charlotte Bobcats guard Raymond Felton, right, passes the ball as he is guarded by Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, center, in an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The soaring Celtics won again last night, though the Charlotte Bobcats brought it down to the wire, reports the Boston Globe. With a two-point lead and five seconds on the clock, Charlotte fans were already celebrating a victory when Ray Allen drained a three-pointer to bring the final score to 96-95. Elsewhere in the Eastern Conference:

  • Chris Bosh sank a stunning 41 points for Toronto, but LeBron James countered with a 37-point triple-double and the other Cavaliers pitched in to help Cleveland win it, 111-108.
  • A struggling Miami fell 120-99 to surging Orlando in spite of Dwyane Wade's 32 points, Ricky Davis's 23 and Shaq's 20.