SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had 35 factors and 11 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 129-117 on Friday evening.
The high-scoring affair was shut till the Warriors pulled away with a 31-point fourth quarter, securing a sweep within the season collection.
Klay Thompson added 29 factors, flattening six 3-pointers regardless of starting the evening 0 for five from past the arc. Although Thompson performed in Warriors’ 126-110 victory in Toronto on Dec. 18, the sport Friday was his first time dealing with the Raptors at residence since he tore his ACL in his left knee within the deciding Recreation 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals gained by Toronto in Oakland.
The Warriors have gained consecutive residence video games after dropping 4 straight on the Chase Middle.
Golden State’s bench outscored Toronto’s 39-26, highlighted by 15 factors from Jonathan Kuminga. The 20-year-old missed his first three pictures from deep earlier than making 4 straight 3s within the remaining three minutes of the third quarter, giving the Warriors a 98-94 lead they didn’t relinquish.
Kevon Looney returned to the beginning lineup and had 12 factors and eight boards as six Warriors gamers scored in double figures.
Fred VanVleet had 28 factors and 10 assists for the Raptors, who started their season-high, seven-game highway journey 1-1. Scottie Barnes had 24 factors and Pascal Siakam had 21, whereas Gary Trent Jr. added 17.
Treasured Achiuwa contributed 17 factors and 11 rebounds off the bench.
Curry was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Friday for throwing his mouthpiece into the stands in a second of frustration in the course of the Warriors’ 122-120 win over the Grizzlies on Wednesday. Curry was whistled for his fifth technical foul of the season and subsequently ejected from the sport.
Raptors: Achiuwa’s double-double was his third in his final 4 video games. … Toronto has gone 2-7 within the first sport of back-to-backs and 3-5 within the second sport this season after posting profitable data in each classes in 2021-22.
Warriors: F Andrew Wiggins missed his second straight sport with a non-COVID sickness. … Jordan Poole scored a career-high 43 factors on Dec. 18 vs. Toronto however was held to simply 9 on 4-of-8 capturing Friday. … Curry acquired his ninth All-Star nod Thursday and is the one participant in franchise historical past with 9 begins within the league showcase.
Raptors: At Portland on Saturday.
Warriors: At Oklahoma Metropolis on Monday.
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