NBA Finals 2019: Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors live score, updates, news, stats and highlights
Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson went 3-for-3 from long range down the stretch of the game to lead the Warriors to victory and keep their championship hopes alive.
The Splash Brothers combined for 57 points, stepping up in a big way once Kevin Durant left the game after re-injuring his calf. Kawhi Leonard went on a personal 10-2 run late in the fourth quarter to give the Raptors a chance at closing the game out but Warriors’ double teams forced the ball out of Leonard’s hands in crunch time.
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Final: Golden State Warriors 106, Toronto Raptors 105
The Warriors ended the game on a 9-2 run. The Raptors had a look on a Kyle Lowry 3-pointer from the corner to win the game but his shot was off the mark.
Stpehen Curry finished with 31 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and Klay Thompson finished with 26 points, six rebounds and four assists. Kawhi Leonard ended up with 26 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, two steals and two blocks.
Hold on to your seats. The Warriors have gone on a 9-0 run on two 3s from Klay Thompson and a 3-ball from Stephen Curry. Golden State has taken a 106-103 lead with under a minute to play.
Scotiabank Arena is rocking! Kawhi Leonard has scored 10 straight points as the Raptors lead 103-97 with 3:05 to play.
An awkward play in transition from Kawhi Leonard led to a monster dunk from Norman Powell as the Raptors trail the Warriors 95-93 with 5:34 remaining. Also worth noting, Kevon Looney has re-injured his collar bone and will not return to the game.
The Raptors trail by just three points, 92-89, with just under eight minutes to play in the game. Kyle Lowry has been great with a jumper in the lane, a 3-ball and a nice dish for a dunk by Serge Ibaka to give the Raptors a spark in the fourth quarter.
With one quarter to play, the Warriors lead by six. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson have combined for 46 of the team’s 84 points. Kawhi Leonard is still struggling to get things going with just 14 points shooting 4-for-15 from the field. Marc Gasol is still the Raptors’ leading scorer with 17 points.
The Warriors have outscored the Raptors 45-15 on 3-pointers.
The Raptors are chipping away, but the Warriors remain in the lead 82-75 with just over two mintues left in the quarter. Fred VanVleet knocked down a pair of triples and Kyle Lowry is making things happen on the offensive end to keep Toronto close.
The Warriors have extended their lead to 12 points at 75-63 with seven minutes left in the quarter. Of their 13 points in the frame, three have come by way of a 3-ball with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala knocked down one apiece. They’re up to 14 made 3s on the game shooting 53.8% from distance. The Raptors take a timeout to halt the 8-0 run.