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Raptors can win without Kawhi Leonard at his best

CLOSE SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez break it all down. USA TODAYTORONTO — The NBA’s daily injury reported listed zilch about Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard.Not […]

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Kawhi Leonard elevating Raptors minute by minute

CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez break down the importance of the Raptors’ win over the Bucks in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. USA TODAYTORONTO – All season, the Toronto Raptors were preoccupied with Kawhi Leonard’s minutes.For good reason, too. They wanted to restore his […]

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Leonard, Raptors hope to shake off fatigue for Game 4

AP Published 6:42 p.m. ET May 20, 2019 TORONTO (AP) — For Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors, Monday was all about rest and recovery.Coming off a season in which he sat out 22 regular-season games and never played on back-to-back nights as part of a plan to manage his workload, Leonard played a playoff career-high […]

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Kawhi Leonard gives Toronto Raptors hope in Eastern Conference final

CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Sentinel Journal’s Matt Velazquez break down the importance of Toronto’s win over Milwaukee in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. USA TODAYTORONTO — Nearly 90 minutes after temporarily saving Toronto’s season, All-Star Kawhi Leonard emerged from the trainer’s room, exhausted but finally victorious after […]

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Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

AP Published 10:22 p.m. ET May 19, 2019 | Updated 10:29 p.m. ET May 19, 2019TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks’ lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference finals.Pascal Siakam had 25 points […]