Raptors rolling

November 26, 2018
LEONARD: Double-double of 29 points and 10 rebounds.

The results:

Atlanta 124, Charlotte 123; Philadelphia 127, Brooklyn 125;  Toronto 125, Miami 115;  LA Clippers 104, Portland 100;  New York 103, Memphis 98;  Utah 133, Sacramento 112;  Detroit 118, Phoenix 107;  Orlando 108, LA Lakers 104 LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Kawhi Leonard delivered 29 points and 10 rebounds as the NBA-leading Toronto Raptors won their fifth consecutive game by cruising past the Miami Heat 125-115 on Sunday.

Kyle Lowry finished with 12 points and 10 assists for the Raptors, who are off to their best 21-game start in history with 17 wins and four losses.

Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Pascal Siakam finished just two points shy of his career best with 21 points.

Veteran Dwyane Wade turned back the clock by scoring a season high 35 points. It was the most points ever for a Heat player coming off the bench, but they still lost for the seventh time in their last nine games.

And that won’t cut it against Toronto, who are 11-0 against teams with losing records.

Josh Richardson scored 19 points and Bam Adebayo had 16 points and a career-high 21 rebounds in the loss.

The Raptors, who made a season-high 17 three-pointers in Friday’s win over Atlanta, shot 11 for 35 from beyond the arc against the Heat. broke a 104-104 tie.

The Lakers’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed another shot from beyond the arc on the following Lakers possession, and Gordon got a dunk to help seal the victory for the Magic.