Forbes’ double-double sends Spurs past Suns 111-86
Kyle Lowry added 21 points, making four of the Raptors’ 14 3-pointers.
Leonard sat out with a bruised right hip that he hurt against Milwaukee last Sunday. He is day-to-day.
The Clippers endured their biggest loss of the season against the NBA’s best team (22-7).
Fred VanVleet had a career-high 14 assists starting in place of Leonard.
With leading scorer Tobias Harris held to 10 points — about half his 21.4 average — the Clippers were led by a pair of reserves.
San Antonio has won three straight halfway through a six-game homestand.
LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points in 25 minutes. He sat out the fourth quarter with San Antonio leading by as many as 25 points.
DeMar DeRozan was held to a season-low five points, but the 6-foot-7 guard attempted just six shots as he set up his teammates.
Chris Paul added a triple double with 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Clint Capela added 13 points and seven rebounds before fouling out with five minutes left, and Eric Gordon, who started in place of James Ennis, had 14 points for the Rockets, who shot 49 percent from the field.
Damian Lillard had 34 points, CJ McCollum scored 22 points and Jusuf Nurkic added 15 points and 10 rebounds for Portland, which shot 44 percent after starting the game by making seven of its first nine shots.