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SportRaptors roll as Kawhi Leonard limps through Game 4 win over Bucks

06:40  22 may  2019
06:40  22 may  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, to give the Raptors a Game 3 win over the Bucks and their first win in the The Raptors will try to draw even when they host Game 4 on Tuesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 12 points and 23 rebounds before fouling out with 4

Kawhi Leonard continues to show the way for the Toronto Raptors . Photo from Toronto Raptors ' Twitter account (@ Raptors ). Moments later the Bucks managed to edge ahead 105-103 – taking the lead for the first time since Antetokounmpo scored the game 's opening basket – but Leonard and the

Raptors roll as Kawhi Leonard limps through Game 4 win over Bucks© Provided by Oath Inc. Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) holds the ball away from Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) Kawhi Leonard is clearly not right.

The mysterious left leg injury he suffered in Game 3 visibly plagued him throughout Game 4. But it didn’t matter Tuesday.

The Toronto Raptors posted their most impressive performance of the Eastern Conference finals to secure a critical 120-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks to tie the series at 2-2 and avoid a trip to Milwaukee facing elimination.

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But when the Raptors have absolutely needed him – in the fourth quarter of Game 7 against Philadelphia May 17: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) vies for a rebound against Bucks center Brook April 16: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard drives to the basket and shoots over three Magic

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard saves Raptors ' season in double-overtime Game 3 win over Bucks . Right now, there might not be another player in the NBA capable of handling that assignment. He shot, clawed, limped , scored, dunked and defended his way to another memorable performance with 36

BOX SCORE: RAPTORS 120, BUCKS 102

They got a big game from Kyle Lowry. They got a big game from the bench. And they got a strong effort from Leonard, who powered through his leg injury to help ensure that the Raptors would keep pace in this series.

Leonard was visibly hobbled multiple times throughout the game with the undisclosed injury he suffered in Game 3, most notably after dunking on Giannis Antetokounmpo in the third quarter.

Leonard took a pass from Marc Gasol at the top of the key, and found a wide open lane. Antetokounmpo shifted to meet him at the rim, but it was too late as Leonard slammed the ball home.

But he was in apparent pain when he landed after the physical play and came up clutching his leg. But he kept on playing. And he kept on making an impact on the game.

Raptors outlast Bucks in 2OT for Game 3 win

Raptors outlast Bucks in 2OT for Game 3 win Raptors outlast Bucks in 2OT for Game 3 win

Toronto Raptors get double-overtime Game 3 NBA playoff win over Milwaukee Bucks . But the Raptors found a way, thanks to Kawhi Leonard ’s clutch performance. Leonard scored 19 of his game -high 36 points in the fourth quarter and overtimes as the Raptors defeated the Bucks 118-112

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard 's teammates had long gone by the time he emerged from the nether-regions of the Raptors locker-room to get dressed. Leonard did display a dry sense of humour when asked about Pascal Siakam's two free throw misses with seven seconds left in regulation time and the

It wasn’t vintage Leonard. But the Raptors didn’t need a monster game from their superstar. They built a big enough lead in the fourth quarter to allow Leonard to leave to a standing ovation with 3:39 left having logged 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals in a dominant victory.

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Kawhi Leonard free agency rumors: Star may accept short-term deal from Raptors.
Leonard can opt out of his contract and become a free agent after this season's over. Per TrueHoop: "Of course, he's about to become a free agent. And because of that, as the media you might expect to hear sunny things about Kawhi's return from Raptors sources eager to tamp down the impression Kawhi is bound for the Clippers or another team. "But even before the Finals began, we at TrueHoop heard from plugged-in sources associated with players and the league — but not the team — that Kawhi would return to Toronto, at least on a short-term deal.

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