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Topper in the NBA gets surprising twist: Kevin Durant scores 51 (!) points… but loses

Toronto Thursday for a seventh consecutive victory booked in the North American professional basketcompetitie (NBA). After a renewal won the Raptors with 131-128 of reigning champion Golden State. When the Warriors made Kevin Durant impression with 51 points and 11 rebounds.

Toronto, the best team from the beginning of the season, was practically the whole race on the lead. In the third quarter led the home team with 17 points (79-62). But the Warriors, still without an Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, they came back in the slot. Less than ten seconds from the end did Kevin Durant with a three pointer the score was in balance: 119-119. The Raptors made it in the end in the extension (12-9). Toronto owes its victory mainly to the trio of Kawhi Leonard (37 pts), Pascal Siakam (26 pts) and Serge Ibaka (20 pts).

In the Eastern Conference is Toronto comfortable leader with 19 victories and 4 defeats. Golden State is in the West third with 15 victories and 8 defeats.

LeBron James to again to the party

Two days after their biggest defeat of the season, in Denver, the Los Angeles Lakers of LeBron James again of the victory tasted. At home against Indiana was the 104-96. James was the top scorer with 38 points.

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Clippers surprisingly on the head

The other team from Los Angeles, the Clippers took it with 133-121 of Sacramento. With 15 wins in 21 games, the Clippers surprisingly on top in the Western Conference.

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