Tuesday's Knicks Links: Did Vogel take a dig at Jackson?
The N.B.A. fined Green and upgraded the call against him to a flagrant-2 foul but did not suspend him, a potentially critical decision in the Western Conference finals.
Toronto, which got 35 points from Kyle Lowry, is now 8-2 at home in the postseason, but the series is moving back to Cleveland.
Congolese center Bismack Biyombo has gone from bit-part player to Raptors linchpin in the space of two weeks and his emergence has given Toronto a spark in their Eastern Conference final series against Cleveland.
LeBron James has had a standing reservation with the NBA Finals for five consecutive years but the best player of his generation is suddenly in jeopardy of seeing his remarkable streak come to an end.
A series that once looked lopsided is now even.
Kyle Lowry scored 35 points and DeMar DeRozan added 32 as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 on Monday to tie the Eastern Conference finals at two wins each.