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Eastern Conference conversation: How good can the Raptors be?

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Leonard: 'We needed that' (1:13)

Kawhi Leonard reflects on his 31-point performance and explains how the Toronto offense has paved the way for his success. (1:13)

The Toronto Raptors won 59 games last season, added Kawhi Leonard, and have a deep roster loaded with both veterans and young, up-and-coming players. So why is everyone talking about the Celtics and the Sixers?

ESPN NBA experts Jackie MacMullan and Brian Windhorst discuss the Raptors' place in the Eastern Conference hierarchy.

Editor's note: This conversation has been edited for length and clarity.