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Kawhi Leonard scores 25 in his return as Toronto ends its West Coast trip with a win over Sacramento

Kawhi Leonard dunks against the Kings (NBA Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors closed out a four-game Western Conference road trip Wednesday night with a win over Sacramento Kings at the Golden1 Center. After wins over the Suns, Lakers and Jazz, Toronto ends its trip with a perfect 4-0 record.

If you missed any of the action, check below for updates, highlights and stats from throughout the night.

All times Eastern.

Toronto Raptors vs. Sacramento Kings: Live updates, highlights and scores

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Final: Raptors 114, Kings 105

12:30 a.m. - Some final stats to help tell the story:

12:26 a.m. - Despite a vailiant second-half effort from the Kings, the Raptors are leaving Sacramento with yet another road win.

Kawhi Leonard led the way with a game-high 25 points and was one of six Raptors to score in double figures. Pascal Siakam finished with 21 points (on 8-for-11 shooting) and Serge Ibaka added 14 points and 14 rebounds. Kyle Lowry's double-figure assist streak came to an end, but the All-Star guard scored 16 points and dished out eight assists. OG Anunoby and Jonas Valanciunas each added 11 points off the bench.

Sacramento was led by 24 points from both Willie Cauley-Stein and Buddy Hield. Second-year guard De'Aaron Fox added 20 points and four assists while rookie big man Marvin Bagley III finished with 13 points in 25 minutes.

12:17 a.m. - Kawhi Leonard and Serge Ibaka knock down back-to-back 3-pointers to get the Raptors' lead back to double figures.

Toronto leads Sacramento 112-101 with three minutes remaining in regulation.

12:10 a.m. - These Kings just won't go away. A monster dunk from Willie Cauley-Stein makes it a single-digit game and a finish from De'Aaron Fox cuts even more into the Raptors lead.

Toronto leads 106-99 with less than five minutes left to play.

12:05 a.m. - 7:33 remains in regulation and the Raptors hold a 102-88 lead as a timeout is called on the floor.

Pascal Siakam, who is up to 19 points on the night, continues to spin his way through the Kings defence.

End of third quarter: Raptors 94, Kings 78

11:55 p.m. - Buddy Hield scores 15 points in the third quarter, but Toronto outscores Sacramento 30-27 in the period to build a 16-point lead.

Led by 20 points from Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors head into the final frame leading 94-78.

11:42 p.m. - Toronto responds with a 6-0 run capped off by a big driving dunk from Kawhi Leonard, who has 17 points and eight rebounds in return to action.

84-71 Raptors. Timeout Kings.

11:35 p.m. - Buddy Hield is heating up. The Kings' third-year sharpshooter has 11 points in the third quarter and 20 points on the night.

An alley-oop from Hield to Willie Cauley-Stein cuts the deficit to seven and the Raptors call a timeout up 78-71 midway through the third.

11:28 p.m. - Toronto picks up where it left off to end the first half and its lead is up to 15 points. Dave Joeger calls for time with his team down 74-59 three and a half minutes into the second half.

Pascal Siakam's point total is now up to a game-high 17 points (on 6-for-8 shooting).

Halftime: Raptors 64, Kings 51

11:10 p.m. - Halftime stats for your viewing pleasure:

11:06 p.m. - Despite committing 11 turnovers, the Raptors head into halftime with a 13-point lead.

Pascal Siakam (13 points), Kawhi Leonard (12 points) and Kyle Lowry (nine points, five assists) led the way for the Raptors' starting unit while OG Anunoby and Jonas Valanciunas each scored seven points off the bench.

De'Aaron Fox leads the way for Sacramento with 13 points (on 5-for-8 shooting) while Willie Cauley-Stein has added 11 points. In his season debut, second-year guard Bogdan Bogdanovic has scored five points in under 10 minutes of action.

11:01 p.m. - Boom. Back-to-back 3-pointers from Danny Green followed up with a transition dunk from OG Anunoby has the Raptors lead up to 16 points as the half winds down.

10:58 p.m. - A De'Aaron Fox transition 3-pointer brings the Kings back within single digits and a timeout is called. Toronto leads 54-46 with 3:20 remaining in the half.

10:53 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard's first field goal of the night comes in the form of a 3-pointer with 5:37 left in the second quarter.

After sinking the free throw after a technical foul is called on Kings head coach Dave Joeger, the Raptors forward has eight points on the night (5-for-5 FT) and the team's lead is up to 10.

10:46 p.m. - The Raptors' lead is up to five points and there's a timeout on the floor with 6:55 remaining in the half.

The sloppy play has continued, as the Raptors now have eight first-half turnovers. Jonas Valanciunas has seven points off the bench and Pascal Siakam leads the way with 11 points (on 5-for-7 shooting), thanks to plays like these:

End of first quarter: Raptors 29, Kings 26

10:35 p.m. - After trailing by as many as eight points, the Raptors close the opening quarter on a 15-4 run to take a 29-26 lead into the second.

Kyle Lowry has eight points and three assists through the first 12 minutes of play, but the Raptors have committed six turnovers; Toronto entered the night averaging just 13.0 turnovers per game.

10:28 p.m. - Timeout on the floor as the Kings maintain a three-point lead over the Raptors; it's 22-19 with 2:54 remaining in the first frame.

De'Aaron Fox has increased his scoring total to a game-high nine points while Pascal Siakam leads the Raptors with six points.

10:23 p.m. - Sacramento is slowing Toronto down by ramping up ball pressure, including some full-court press looks. The Raptors have struggled to get into their offence early as a result.

10:18 p.m. - First timeout of the night. After a bit of a sloppy start from the Raptors (four turnovers), the Kings lead 12-10 just over five minutes into the first frame. De'Aaron Fox leads all scorers with seven points on 3-for-4 shooting from the field.

10:11 p.m. - Things are underway in Sacramento and the Kings get on the board first with a layup from Willie Cauley-Stein


9:30 p.m. - With Kawhi Leonard back, the Raptors are going with a starting lineup of Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka.

The Kings are going with De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Iman Shumpert, Nemanja Bjelica and Willie Cauley-Stein.

8:45 p.m. - CJ Miles (right hip bursitis) has been ruled out tonight. Kawhi Leonard, however, is set to play after missing the past two games.

5:00 p.m. - Toronto announced it will be without guard Norman Powell, who will be sidelined for the next four to six weeks with a left shoulder subluxation.

3:15 p.m. - Bogdan Bogdanovic will make his season debut tonight against the Raptors after missing the first 10 games of the year with a knee injury (per James Ham of NBC Sports). Last season, Bogdanovic earned All-Rookie Second Team honours after averaging 11.8 points, 3.3 assists and 2.9 rebounds over 78 games.

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