Healthy Raptors pose new challenge for Spurs

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Healthy Raptors pose new challenge for Spurs
Healthy Raptors pose new challenge for Spurs

The last time the Toronto Raptors visited the AT&T Center, bedlam ensued. A sold-out crowd, thirsty for blood that was hopefully only metaphorical, booed lustily from the opening tap. Fans taunted and jeered, and at the end of a 125-107 Spurs victory on Jan. 2, 2019, that stood as the most satisfying of last season, they erupted in raucous, sneering applause. DeMar DeRozan, a Raptors castoff who recorded what remains the only triple-double of his All-Star career that night, remembers the occasion well. “It was extremely fun,” DeRozan said. Of course, most of the juice that night was supplied by the return of Toronto forward Kawhi Leonard, who the summer before had spurned the Spurs and orchestrated

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