Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard returns to lineup vs. Trail Blazers; Lowry out

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2). (Nathan Denette/CP)

Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard will return to the lineup for his team’s Friday night matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Leonard had missed the Raptors’ last two games with a bruised hip.

In 22 games played with Toronto, Leonard is averaging 26.1 points and 8.3 rebounds on 48.8 per cent shooting.

Raptors all-star point guard Kyle Lowry, listed as “questionable” earlier in the day, did not play Friday as he deals with a left thigh contusion.

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