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Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork. Wholesale Stephen Curry Shoes .com) - Joffrey Lupul notched the lone goal of the shootout to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. Lupul skated up the middle, dipped his shoulder and wristed a shot over the glove of Jonathan Quick to lead off the shootout. Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles final shooter, tried to go up high, but James Reimer got a piece of the shot with his glove to seal the win. Mike Santorelli and Cody Franson each finished with a goal and an assist and James van Riemsdyk also scored for the Maple Leafs, who won their fifth straight game. Reimer made 33 saves and stopped all three Kings in the shootout. Hopefully this builds confidence in our group, Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said. We need to remain level headed. Justin Williams had a goal and an assist, Marian Gaborik and Dwight King each lit the lamp and Alec Martinez supplied two helpers for the Kings, who have lost four of their last five games. Quick stopped 28 shots in defeat. Los Angeles went ahead 1:02 into the third period after Williams slipped a quick pass through the crease and Gaborik was there to guide it into the net for a 3-2 edge. After Kings forward Trevor Lewis went off for high-sticking, Phil Kessel received a pass at the right circle and dished the puck to van Riemsdyk, who tapped it past Quick in close for the equalizer at 8:49. Torontos Nazem Kadri raced into the offensive zone on a breakaway, but fanned on the shot with over five minutes remaining. Kadri, however, did draw a hooking penalty on Jake Muzzin. The Maple Leafs were swarming on the man advantage, but Quick stood tall and the game went to overtime. Toronto started the scoring with six minutes remaining in the first. Daniel Winnik sent a pass through his legs behind the net to Santorelli, who cruised around the cage and beat Quick with a wrister. Fransons blast from the right point made it a 2-0 game with 29.2 seconds remaining in the opening stanza. We didnt get off to a good start, and thats why we lost, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty said. The Kings cut the deficit in half at 16:02 of the second after Williams battled a defender for a bouncing puck in the offensive zone and backhanded a shot past Reimer for a 2-1 game. King made his way towards the crease and tapped the puck into the net for a tied game with 13.3 seconds left in the middle frame. Game Notes Toronto is 9-1-1 over its past 11 games ... The Maple Leafs are 12-0-0 when van Riemsdyk scores this season ... Los Angeles won its first regulation game in Toronto since Jan. 29, 2000. Cheap Wholesale Curry Shoes . The result means Atletico Madrid now tops the table, with Madrid level on points in second and Barcelona a point behind in third with nine games remaining as the title race shapes up to be the closest in years. Wholesale Curry Shoes Cheap . Toronto announced the deal with the restricted free agent on Saturday. The terms were not disclosed. http://www.wholesalecurryshoes.com/ . In the days leading up to the draft, TSN.ca and TSN Radio basketball analyst Duane Watson looks at some of the names that will be headlining the event. Tonight, Michigans Nik Stauskas of Mississauga, Ontario.NEW YORK -- The Raptors ended their regular season by blowing a 21-point lead in a 95-92 loss to the New York Knicks Wednesday. But with playoffs on the horizon, Toronto is looking toward its next game. With a Chicago Bulls loss to the Charlotte Bobcats in overtime, the Raptors still landed the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Theyll open up their first post-season series since 2008 by hosting the sixth-seeded Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. "We know we can beat them. We beat them twice this year, and we beat em once without me playing. Were all excited," said all-star DeMar DeRozan, who played just 22 minutes in Wednesdays loss. New York (37-45) finished its disappointing season on a high note, with Cole Aldrich making the tie-breaking dunk with 1:23 left to cap off a four-game winning streak. J.R. Smith scored 30 points, and Aldrich finished with 13 points and 16 rebounds. "We held ourselves to huge expectations, had big shoes to fill. Unfortunately we didnt fill them like we wanted to," Smith said. "We just take that on the chin and use that for preparation for next year." Kyle Lowry scored 22 points in 26 minutes for the Raptors, who finished 48-34. "The mindset going in was to make sure our guys didnt get hurt and get some rest and we did that," Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. The Knicks charged back to tie at 74 entering the fourth by outscoring the Raptors 30-17 in the third. The game became meaningless during the period when Charlotte finished off an overtime victory over Chicago, meaning the Raptors could do no worse than finish tied with the Bulls. Toronto owned the tiebreaker as a division champion. The Raptors were a team that wasnt expected to be in the playoffs. Instead, they replaced the Knicks as Atlantic Division champions. "This is huge. When I first got here that was one of my biggest goals, to get this team back to the playoffs and Im happy to be there," Lowry said. ";But, Im not satisfied. Cheap Curry Shoes Wholesale. I want to make some noise and show that were a good team." Toronto won six of its final eight games. The only other loss was last Friday to the Knicks, a night before New York was eliminated from the post-season when it couldnt climb all the way out of the huge hole it dug with its dismal start. "The last month and a half, two months has been great for our ballclub to see them back playing like Knick basketball should be played," Knicks coach Mike Woodson said, "so Im excited about that." Smiths dunk tied it at 90, and he followed Aldrichs basket with a jumper to make it 94-90 with 21 seconds to go. Tyler Hansbrough scored while being fouled and the Knicks couldnt get the rebound after he missed the free throw. But Toronto eventually threw away an inbounds pass and Smith made one last free throw. The Knicks won without Carmelo Anthony, sidelined by a torn labrum in his right shoulder, and fellow starters Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton on the last game before changes could come. Woodson said before the game he believe hes the right coach for this team, but hasnt had a conversation with new president Phil Jackson yet about his future. Thats likely Jacksons first big decision, with another this summer if Anthony goes through with his plan to become a free agent. Lowry scored 17 in the first quarter, when the Raptors made 11 of 17 shots and led 28-21. Toronto quickly pushed the lead into double figures in the second, opening the period with an 11-2 burst that made it 39-23 on Dwight Buycks 3-pointer. Toronto went ahead by as much as 21 before taking a 57-44 lead into the break. Notes: The Knicks announced they had signed Lamar Odom before the game, giving Jackson the off-season to look at a player who thrived playing for him when Jackson coached the Lakers. Odom was a key member of the Lakers championship teams in 2009 and 2010, and the Sixth Man of the Year in 2011. ' ' '
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