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Toronto  forward Kawhi Leonard  looks for a shot against the Sixers’ Ben Simmons in Game 1 on April 27  (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)
Toronto forward Kawhi Leonard looks for a shot against the Sixers’ Ben Simmons in Game 1 on April 27 (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)|Associated Press
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BoopSTATS Monday: Some Kawhi Leonard musings

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

>>> Kawhi Leonard’s 45 points in the Raptors’ win Sunday was the most scored against the Sixers in a playoff game since Paul Pierce notched 46 on May 3, 2002.

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>>> The most points scored in a playoff game against the Sixers/Nationals franchise is:

56: Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors vs. Nationals, May 22, 1962

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>>> The most points scored in a playoff game against the Sixers since moving to Philadelphia is:

55: Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors vs. Sixers, April 18, 1967

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>>> Leonard is now 14-0 against the Sixers (regular season and playoffs) as a Spur and a Raptor. His teams are 10-4 ATS in those games (bold L below). Here are the margin of victory in those 14 games (chronologically):

As a Spur: 10, 17, 23, 5 (L), 24, 22, 25, 6 (L), 16 (L), 8 (L)
As a Raptor:
17, 11, 12, 13

Average Margin of Victory: 14.9