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Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozen (10) celebrates his game-winning basket against the Houston Rockets in NBA action in Toronto on Monday, March 30, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

DeRozan's big night leads Toronto Raptors to 99-96 win over Rockets

DeMar DeRozan poured in a career-high 42 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Houston Rockets 99-96 on Monday night. DeRozan, who also had 11 rebounds, hit the final two shots of the night as the Raptors (44-30) won their second straight game. Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and nine boards while Lou Williams added 13 points. Amir Johnson had eight points and 16 rebounds.