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Kawhi on 'MVP' chants: 'It's only game 2, but I appreciate the support'

Kawhi Leonard is undefeated during his tenure with the Toronto Raptors. Hyperbole? Sure, but through two games – both at home in an arena full of raucous Canadian fans – the fact remains that neither the quiet superstar nor the Raptors’ faithful have yet to taste defeat. The times have been unequivocally good… NBA | theScore

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Kawhi Leonard debuts for Raptors in pre-season win in Vancouver

Kawhi Leonard’s first points as a Toronto Raptor came just over a minute into Saturday’s game, when he nimbly sidestepped Al-Farouq Aminu and scored on a jump shot. They were also the Raptors’ first points of their pre-season, a fitting beginning to what Toronto hopes is a long relationship with Leonard, who was acquired in a blockbuster off-season trade. Leonard had 12 points in ...

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New Raptor Kawhi Leonard remains a man of mystery

Kawhi Leonard has always maintained an air of mystery, so it’s no surprise he had been quiet since his blockbuster deal to the Toronto Raptors in July. While many NBA superstars seem to crave the spotlight, the six-foot-seven forward chooses to shy away from it, which might explain why Leonard addressed the trade for the first time on Monday, more than two months since ...

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Kawhi Leonard happy to be back on a court playing basketball

Kawhi Leonard leaned back against the gym wall Tuesday as Alex McKechnie, the Toronto Raptors’ director of sports science, carefully wrapped Leonard’s knees in preventative ice. Every camera in the gym captured the moment. In one of the most anticipated season storylines not only in Toronto but across the NBA, the six-foot-seven forward stepped on the court as a Raptor ...

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Kawhi not looking ahead to free agency: 'My focus is on this year'

Kawhi Leonard had his long-awaited introduction to the Toronto media on Monday, and the Raptors‘ new franchise player stayed on-brand as a man of few words. “Excited, knowing I’m coming to a great city that loves basketball,” Leonard said when asked about his reaction to the trade that brought … NBA | theScore

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