Champion Golden State Saturday night in the NBA clash against the Toronto Raptors won. The Warriors seemed in the Air Canada Centre on a quick victory to be heading, but eventually had to still go deep for the narrow 125-127 victory.
Golden State could be in Toronto again rely on star player Stephen Curry, who over the last two duels had missed by an ankle injury. He was good for 24 points and nine assists. Klay Thompson made 26, one more than Kevin Durant.
The visitors led at a given time with less than 27 points ahead. But Toronto stronger back and under the impulse of DeMar DeRozan, who is 42 points made, were the Raptors the gap has almost sealed. Golden State, however, held just stand and obtained, as a twelfth victory in a row, outdoors, good for 35th victory of the season for the leader in the Western Conference. Toronto lost for the twelfth time but remains a comfortable second in the Eastern Conference after Boston.
San Antonio, the number three in the west, knew at home no problems with Denver. The Spurs took it with 112-80. Kawhi Leonard made 19 points.