NBA round-up: Kawhi Leonard faces former club Toronto Raptors for first time, Steph Curry back in spring
Kawhi Leonard endured a tough night against his former side the Toronto Raptors but still helped the Los Angeles Clippers to a 99-88 victory.
Leonard led the Raptors to their first NBA title last season but left for the Clippers as a free agent.
The 28-year-old had 11 rebounds, nine assists and three steals but committed nine turnovers as the Raptors doubled up on their ex-Most Valuable Player.
Lou Williams scored 21 points off the bench as the hosts claimed victory.
Asked about his team-mates stepping up, Leonard said: “That is what a championship team is about.
“When your star is not going or they are double-teaming you, then you have other guys knocking down big shots like they did.” tonight.”