To say that the Kawhi Leonard trade has worked out for the Toronto Raptors would be a massive understatement. The two-way star is performing at an MVP level, and he put that on full display in the Raptors’ thrilling 119-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.

Leonard scored a highly efficient 38 points (14-of-22 from the field, 8-of-8 at the line), and finished off the night with this game-winning baseline jumper to beat the buzzer.

He also converted this incredible and-one with just over two minutes to go:

Leonard has led the Raptors to a 46-17 record, which places them two games behind the Milwaukee Bucks for the Eastern Conference’s No. 2 seed.

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