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DeMar DeRozan scores 36, Rudy Gay has 26 as Raptors beat Nets 93-87 for third straight win

  • Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) reaches for a rebound against Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Sunday, April 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)The Associated Press

  • Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) fouls Brooklyn Nets forward Jerry Stackhouse during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Sunday, April 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)The Associated Press

  • Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (3) is fouled by Brooklyn Nets forward Kris Humphries (43) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Sunday, April 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)The Associated Press

  • Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson left, battles for a rebound with Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Sunday, April 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)The Associated Press

DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points, Rudy Gay had 26 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors won their third straight game, never trailing in a 93-87 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.

Amir Johnson had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Raptors, who hadn't won three straight since a five-game winning streak from Feb. 8 to 19.

DeRozan scored 14 in the fourth quarter and finished 9-for-9 at the free throw line, converting a vital pair in the final 15 seconds. He finished one point shy of his career high, set last Nov. 12 against Utah.

Deron Williams scored 30 points, Brook Lopez had 16 and Andray Blatche 15 for the Nets, who remain two games back of third-place Indiana in the Eastern Conference.