Scissors versus Raptors result: Los Angeles overwhelms in Kawhi Leonard's Toronto return

Clippers vs. Raptors result



The Board Man got his ring, and his group got a major W


On a night when Kawhi Leonard got an awakening pre-game applause from Raptors fans alongside his 2019 NBA title ring, the Los Angeles Clippers spun out of control over a hapless Toronto group in transit to a 112-92 triumph on Wednesday night.

Leonard was the focal point of consideration and supported the acknowledgment with a group high 23, including six helps and five bounce back to his great count.

Be that as it may, just as Leonard played, the tale of the night was the servile shooting by the Raptors as the ruling NBA champs shot simply 35.2 percent from the field. Behind the circular segment was far more terrible for the Raptors — Toronto went only 8-for-36 (22 percent) from 3-point extend, missing all the way open looks early and frequently.

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Serge Ibaka and Kyle Lowry were the greatest guilty parties for the host group, going a consolidated 1-for-16. A decent first quarter and a promising second from last quarter rebound were invalidated as the Clippers demonstrated excessively solid on the night.

Los Angeles improves to 19-7 on the season while Toronto (16-8) endures its fourth misfortune in five games.

Donning News gave live updates on Wednesday's activity. Here's the way everything went down.

Scissors 112, Raptors 92: Updates, features from Kawhi Leonard's arrival to Toronto

Pre-game

5:35 p.m. ET - No Fred VanVleet this evening for Toronto.

6:51 p.m. ET - As expected, it's a warm gathering for Kawhi from the Scotiabank Arena swarm as the Clippers turn out for warm-ups.

7:09 p.m. ET - It's Kyle Lowry who gives the ring to Leonard.

First-quarter

12:00 - We have tip-off in Toronto (7:16 p.m. ET)

7:37 - A decent start for the host group as Toronto gets a 15-12 lead following a couple of Norm Powell free tosses. Raptors are 75 percent from the field up until now.

6:43 - OG Anunoby as of now has seven points and two bounce back. Not awful from one of the players who expected to step up following Kawhi's takeoff.

3:56 - It's tied at 20-20 after Leonard hits a challenged shot like nobody was even there. Raptors' hot shooting has chilled impressively, too.

0:00 - The Raptors head into the primary break with the lead. Toronto's shooting half, and Anunoby's driving the path with nine.

Second-quarter

12:00 - We're back in progress in Toronto (7:46 p.m. ET)

10:01 - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson gets his third close to a home foul. He's just played three minutes.

7:48 - And now Hollis-Jefferson gets his fourth foul while challenging a hostile bounce back. Scratch Nurse goes ballistic uninvolved and gets a specialized foul.

6:53 - Powell slices through for a lay-up to end a Clippers 7-0 run. LA leads by five.

4:07 - The nurse calls a break as the Clippers have developed a noteworthy lead. Raptors are feeling the loss of a lot of good looks.

1:35 - The lead is presently up to 13 as the Clippers are taking this game over.

0:00 - That subsequent quarter went awfully for the host group. Eight turnovers by the Raptors in the quarter and a huge amount of missed shots mean the Clippers are totally rolling.

Second from last quarter

12:00 - Raptors have a mountain to ascend now. (8:33 p.m. ET)

9:16 - Powell sinks a 3-pointer and Toronto's inside 12. Rebound on?

5:27 - Pascal Siakam with a deafening dunk and the Raptors are on a 19-6 run. This present one's not finished at this point.

3:43 - Marc Gasol to Siakam, Part 2. Raptors inside five points now...

0:53 - The Clippers retaliate — and it's a 17-point game unexpectedly. It's stunning how rapidly things changed after a decent Toronto run.

0:00 - The quarter closes with a 12-0 LA run.

Final quarter

12:00 - The last time frame begins as the last one did: with Toronto in a monstrous opening. (9:09 p.m. ET)

9:23 - Time is ticking by rapidly in this one, and LA currently appreciates a 20-point advantage.

6:02 - It's 98-82 after a Siakam lay-up in addition to 1, however, it feels like this one is finished.

3:01 - Former Raptor Patrick Patterson goes to the line in the wake of being fouled by Gasol. The field is quiet as the game walks to its inescapable consummation. Scissors up 19.

0:00 - The horn sounds on a thorough Clippers triumph. This one wasn't close by anyone's standards



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