Sixers humbled in Game 4 defeat as Ben Simmo…

PHILADELPHIA – There are other takeaways from the most enthralling game of the Eastern Conference playoffs to date, but in a nutshell, Kawhi Leonard happened. It’s impossible to disconnect Toronto’s Game 4 101-96 victory from Leonard’s greatness. He finished Game 4 with 39 points on an insanely efficient 13 of 20 shooting performance, slicing and dicing a Philadelphia Sixers defence that was below the frantic standard set three nights earlier. He maintained a clinical offensive outburst, steadying the Raptors when they fell behind for the first time in the third quarter. And when Toronto needed a big shot to secure victory, Leonard did that too.

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