Raptors Winning Streak is Snapped


The Toronto Raptors' eight-game NBA winning streak came to an end at the hands of Canadian Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets.

Murray, from Kitchener, had 21 points to help lead the Nuggets to a 106-103 victory over Toronto, and Denver's sixth consecutive win.

Kawhi Leonard had 27 points for Toronto (20-5), while Serge Ibaka had 15, Pascal Siakam chipped in with 14, Kyle Lowry had 11 assists and Jonas Valanciunas hauled down 10 rebounds.

Nikola Jokic had 23 points to top the Nuggets (16-7), who lost starting guard Gary Harris in the first half to a hip injury.