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DeMar DeRozan’s start for Toronto is Jordanesque

DeMar DeRozan’s start for Toronto is Jordanesque

DeMar DeRozan continued his hot start with with 34 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Miami Heat, 96-87, on Friday night. 

It was a team-record fifth straight 30-plus-point game for DeRozan, the NBA’s leading scorer coming into the game averaging 36.3 points. Mike James had four straight 30-plus-point games for Toronto in 2005. 

According to the Elias Sport Bureau, the last player to start a season with five games with at least 30 points was Michael Jordan from Nov. 1-11, 1986. 

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