Patrick Patterson stole Deron Williams’s inbounds pass and made the go-ahead jumper with six seconds left as the visiting Raptors stopped a five-game winning streak by Brooklyn for the second time this month with a 104-103 victory Monday night.
Brooklyn had a 3-point lead with 17 seconds left behind Paul Pierce in his best game with the Nets, but John Salmons scored on a drive with 12 seconds remaining before Brooklyn took its last timeout to move the ball into the frontcourt.
Patterson stole the pass and fed Kyle Lowry, who got it back to Patterson for his jumper. Pierce was well off on a final attempt. A day after an emotional return to boston, Pierce hit 10 of 16 shots while registering 33 points. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.