TORONTO (AP) -- Greg Stiemsma tipped in the game-winning shot with 12 seconds left and the Boston Celtics held off the Toronto Raptors 76-75 Sunday in the preseason opener for both teams.
Ray Allen scored 12 points for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had nine points and seven rebounds. Marquis Daniels had 11 points for Boston.
Andrea Bargnani led Toronto with 16 points, DeMar DeRozan scored 14 points and Ed Davis had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Boston's Rajon Rondo, who had been bothered by a sore right ankle, started for the Celtics and finished with a team-high eight assists in 28 minutes.
The Raptors trailed 61-51 to start the fourth but rallied after Allen and Garnett headed to the bench.