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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