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TORONTO – 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.