SportsPulse: The second round is underway, and USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the key matchups in the Eastern Conference semifinals. USA TODAY
Without All-Star Kawhi Leonard, the Toronto Raptors might be eliminated from the NBA playoffs.
With him, the Raptors still have a chance to advance to the next round.
The Raptors evened their Eastern Conference semifinal against the Philadelphia 76ers at two games apiece following a 101-96 victory in Game 4 on Sunday.
Leonard continued his fantastic playoffs with 39 points, 14 rebounds and five assists. His 3-pointer with 1:01 left in the game as the 24-second shot clock expired gave Toronto a 94-90 lead, and the Raptors secured the