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NBA: Spurs rout Cavaliers; LeBron James is injured

NBA: Spurs rout Cavaliers; LeBron James is injured

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the host San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Cleveland Cavaliers, 103-74, on Monday night for their fifth victory in a row.

Cleveland fell half a game behind Boston for the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. It is the first time the Cavaliers have not led the Eastern Conference standings since 2015.

LeBron James, who scored a season-low 17 points for the Cavaliers, was injured late in the third quarter after taking an elbow to the base of his neck. He went to the locker room and didn’t return.

at Toronto 131, Orlando 112: DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points, Cory Joseph had 15 points and 13 assists, and the Raptors...

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