With defense clicking, Raptors focused on deep playoff run

TORONTO --- The Toronto Raptors have reason to believe this is the year their playoff run doesn't end in failure and frustration. Just ask the Orlando Magic, who have seen firsthand how good this Raptors team can be. Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, Pascal Siakam added 24 and the Raptors routed the Magic 115-96 on Tuesday night, winning their first-round playoff series in five games. Toronto, which has made six straight postseason appearances, has reached the second round for the fourth straight year. Buoyed by the offseason additions of Leonard and guard Danny Green, plus trade deadline pickup Marc Gasol, these Raptors are focused on a conference finals berth, and maybe m...

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