Warriors Tonight: All systems ‘go’ for Curry at Toronto?
Tipoff: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Air Canada Centre. TV: NBC Sports Bay Area. Radio: KGMZ 95.7 “The Game” in Oakland and San Francisco, KRTY 95.3 in San Jose, KION 1460 and 101.1 in Salinas and Monterey.
Warriors: 33-9 No. 1 in the Western Conference, three games ahead of Houston.
Raptors: 29-11, No. 2 in the Eastern Conference, three games behind Boston.
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Warriors: Gutted out a 108-94 victory at Milwaukee to extend their road winning streak to 11. With Stephen Curry missing his second consecutive game because of a right ankle injury, the Warriors got an offensive boost from Draymond Green, who had 21 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. Kevin Durant had a game-high 26 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 23 points for the Bucks.
Raptors: Even without Serge Ibaka (suspension) and Kyle Lowry (injury), Toronto ripped Cleveland 133-99 on Thursday night in Toronto. Fred VanVleet scored a career-high 22 points and Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 18 rebounds. The Raptors have won six of seven and 18 of 22.
On Oct. 25, a Warriors team still trying to work out their early season kinks pulled out a 117-112 victory at Oracle Arena. Golden State blew a 14-point lead in third quarter and an 11-point lead in fourth. They trailed 112-107 with 1:29 left before scoring the final 10 points. Klay Thompson played a fine all-around game, scoring 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting (4 of 6 on 3-pointers) and adding eight rebounds, five assists and making a key block on Lowry in the waning seconds to help preserve the victory.
Curry has missed the past two games after tweaking his right ankle Wednesday during the morning shootaround. He is considered questionable for tonight. The …read more
Source:: The Mercury News – Sports