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NBA roundup: Kawhi Leonard leads Clippers to win over Raptors on Toronto return

NBA roundup: Kawhi Leonard leads Clippers to win over Raptors on Toronto return
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Kawhi Leonard had a perfect return to Toronto as the Clippers breezed past the Raptors

Kawhi Leonard made the most of his return to Toronto, scoring 23 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers cruise past the defending champion Raptors 112-92.

Leonard looked as comfortable as ever in front of the Canadian crowd as he went 8-14 from the field and finished +21 for the game.

Meanwhile, Pascal Siakam continued his push for an All Star debut with a 24-point effort for Toronto.

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A clutch three from Bogdan Bogdanovic sealed Sacramento's dramatic 94-91 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and propelled the Kings to seventh spot in the western conference.

The battle of the conference cellar-dwellers turned into a thrilling overtime clash as the New York Knicks defeated the Golden State Warriors 124-122 behind 36 points from Marcus Morris Sr.

Another 50-plus point game from James Harden saw the Houston Rockets dispatch of the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-110.

The Indiana Pacers outscored Boston by 15 points in the fourth quarter to topple the Celtics 122-117.

In the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe went 5-6 from three to help the Milwaukee Bucks to a 127-112 win over the New Orleans Pelicans and extend their winning streak to 16.

Zach Lavine was also unstoppable from behind the arc, going 7-7 and finishing with 35 points as the Chicago Bulls ran rampant over the Atlanta Hawks 136-102.

LeBron James tallied his sixth triple-double of the season in the Los Angeles Lakers 96-87 victory over the Orlando Magic.

A career-high 40-points from Devonte' Graham helped the Charlotte Hornets overcome the Brooklyn Nets 113-108.

Jeff Teague's 32 points off the bench was not enough for Minnesota as the Timberwolves fell to the Utah Jazz 127-116.

The Phoenix Suns have fallen to eighth spot in the western conference following a 115-108 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

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