Leonard and the Raptors face the Hornets
Toronto; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto into a matchup with Charlotte. He currently ranks seventh in the league averaging 27.2 points per game.
The Raptors are 30-14 in Eastern Conference games. Toronto averages 14.2 turnovers and is 20-10 in games when they turn the ball over more than their opponent.
The Hornets are 25-22 in conference matchups. Charlotte averages 44.4 rebounds per game and is 22-11 when grabbing more rebounds than opponents. In their last meeting on Oct. 22, the Raptors won 127-106. Leonard led Toronto with 22 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Leonard has averaged 27.2 points and 7.4 rebounds for the Raptors. Danny Green is averaging 3.4 made 3-pointers and 11.7 points over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hornets: 4-6, averaging 106.6 points, 44.5 rebounds, 21.6 assists, 6.1 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 42.0 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.3 points on 45.4 percent shooting.
Raptors: 5-5, averaging 113.3 points, 47.3 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 7.5 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.3 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.3 points on 43.6 percent shooting.
Raptors Injuries: Kyle Lowry: day to day (ankle).