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Rajon Rondo helps Kings beat division-leading Toronto

Kings forward Rudy Gay rebounds against Toronto forward Luis Scola during the first half in Toronto on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.
Kings forward Rudy Gay rebounds against Toronto forward Luis Scola during the first half in Toronto on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The Associated Press

Player of the game: Rajon Rondo had 19 points and 13 assists as the Kings knocked off the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors 104-94 on Sunday at Air Canada Centre. The Kings never trailed in the game.

Turning point: Rudy Gay’s three-pointer with 4:07 left sparked a 10-2 run that put the game out of reach after the Kings’ 22-point lead in the first half had been cut to 94-90.

X-factor: Omri Casspi helped the Kings start well, scoring 10 of his 15 points in the first quarter. He also had a team-high 11 rebounds in the game.

Records: Kings 11-16, Raptors 17-12

Key injuries: Willie Cauley-Stein (dislocated finger) remains out for the Kings.

Jason Jones

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