GAME 1: RAPTORS 108, SIXERS 95
The second round of the NBA playoffs kicked off. The Raptors beat the 76ers at 108-95 at home to make the series a good start. The Raptors won the five-game winning streak in the playoffs, and Kawai-Leonard scored 45 points and 11 rebounds, scoring a new career high in the playoffs and the highest personal career. This is his first time in the game. Played 40+10 in the playoffs. The 76ers have a 14-game losing streak in Toronto, Joel Embiid scored 16 points and 8 rebounds, but he only scored 5 goals in 18 shots.
The Raptors scored only two in double figures. In addition to Leonard, Pascal Siacam scored 29 points and 7 rebounds. Kyle Lowry scored 9 points and 8 assists. Jeremy Lin played in the garbage time for 3 minutes, but did not score 0 points in 2 shots, only got 1 rebound and 1 turnover.
Six of the 76ers scored in double figures. In addition to Embiid, Ben Simmons scored 14 points and 9 rebounds. Tobias Harris scored 14 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists. JJ-Ray Dick scored 17 points, Jimmy Butler scored 10 points and 5 assists, and James Ennis contributed 11 points.
Prior to this game, Leonard's career against the 76ers was 13 wins and 0 losses, called the 76ers' number one nemesis. Today, facing the defensive squad, Butler, Leonard continues to give the 76ers a headache, he scored 17 points in the first quarter, scored 27 points in the first half of the 14-of-10 shooting, set a personal playoff career halftime new highs. In the second half, Leonard still maintained an efficient performance. With 4:17 left in the game, his attack led the Raptors to a 20-point lead and completely killed the game. After the campaign, Leonard's career against the 76ers turned 14 wins and 0 losses.