Can't miss first: The Raptors led by as many as 18 points in the first quarter, their biggest advantage of the night, and were up 38-25 after 12 minutes. The Warriors are getting superstar guard Stephen Curry back this weekend, but won't have him for this high-powered bout. Klay Thompson helped Golden State with 26. Sure. Could Pascal Siakam open some eyes, especially Warriors fans who perhaps haven't followed the Raptors closely?
Up by just three points heading into a insane final minute of regulation, Lowry drilled a thrill, but Durant replied with two of his own, his second dagger tying the game with 8.6 seconds to play and sending it to overtime.
While Golden State is an extremely hard team to maintain a big lead against, it is becoming a concerning trend for Toronto to let teams back in, as Detroit, Orlando and Miami have all chipped away at big deficits to make things interesting down the stretch.
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Then Leonard grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed free throw and set up Siakam for another trip to the line that iced the game. The Raptors coach wore a shiny royal blue suit jacket for Sager Strong night in honour late National Basketball Association sideline reporter Craig Sager, known for his colourful attire.
Curry, meanwhile, sat out with strained adductor (groin).
Back-to-back Finals MVP Kevin Durant had a monster night with 51 points, but the Raptors withstood his efforts to escape with a big-time statement win in front of a sold-out Scotiabank Arena crowd thanks to the play of two-time Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard. The Warriors were also missing Draymond Green (toe injury). People who know, however, know that this is a far better Raptors team than in years past, and that we shouldn't hold past playoff failures against them. After being dominated in a 117-85 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, LeBron James will be looking to right the ship and the team may have to do it without Lonzo Ball.
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For instance, GM plans to add hundreds of workers at its pickup truck assembly plant in Flint, Michigan, Morrissey said. GM also said that the company will jettison the Buick LaCrosse , Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac CT6 sedans next year.
Golden State head coach Steve Kerr says Curry will return to action on Saturday when the Warriors face the Detroit Pistons in Detroit.
The take over began in the third quarter, where Durant scored 18 points on 7-for-9 shooting, pulling up from the Raptors half-court logo to close the quarter. The Raptors made just 1-of-7 from beyond the arc in the second.
The Warriors game was the second in a tough stretch for the Raptors.
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With LeBron James , it doesn't matter what place they finish as he has the ability to turn on the heaters whenever he wants to. James had 24 points and seven assists for the Lakers, who had won three straight games and six of their past seven.