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Sport Warriors nearly blow huge lead, escape Toronto with dramatic win

05:58  14 january  2018
05:58  14 january  2018 Source:   warriorswire.com

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The Warriors had plenty to improve, but they also seemingly had a silver lining: a three-game homestand to begin one of the friendlier 11-game stretches on the schedule. It only seemed to help that Toronto centers Jonas Valanciunas and Lucas Nogueira were sidelined by sprained left ankles.

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The Warriors played a flawless first half, nearly blew a 27-point lead and escaped with a last-minute victory thanks to some heroics from Kevin Durant Saturday night in Toronto.

DeMar DeRozan gave the Raptors an MVP-level performance with running mate Kyle Lowry sidelined with a tailbone injury, scoring 42 points and orchestrating Toronto's stirring second-half comeback. But the Warriors held on to win their 12th straight road game, 127-125.

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The Warriors nearly blew a 28-point lead in the second half Sunday against the Nets, but managed to escape with a 118-111 victory But he fouled out with 3:00 remaining forcing Golden State to close out the win without their two best scorers. Here are the highlights as the Warriors improved to 13-4.

After blowing a 23-point third-quarter lead , the Warriors recovered in the fourth quarter to close out the Hawks and take a 102-92 victory Friday night at The Warriors became the fastest team in NBA history to reach 50 wins , and their 50-5 record keeps them one game ahead of the record pace of the

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Stephen Curry returned to the floor after missing two games and sunk a pair of free throws to seal the victory with 2.5 seconds remaining. Those came moments after he missed two from the line after getting fouled on a drive to the lane inside the final minute, taking a hard spill to the floor.

With Toronto down just one, Durant nailed a 22-foot jumper off a Curry pick and roll, with 21 seconds left to put the Warriors up three.

Then, Toronto lost the ball on a wild scrum out of bounds that took replay to show DeRozan was on the sideline while trying to save it sprawling on the ground with three seconds remaining.

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Warriors narrowly hold on to huge lead at Toronto . play. Durant discredits Drake's presence in close game in TORONTO -- The Golden State Warriors were playing their fifth game in eight days, their third But the Warriors got key field goals from Curry, Thompson and Durant to prevent a blown lead .

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The Warriors called a timeout and inbounded the ball to Curry, who nailed the two free throws to ensure Golden State didn't blow its 27-point lead.

Curry scored 24 points, Durant had 25 and Klay Thompson added 26 on 11-of-16 shooting. Draymond Green added 14 rebounds and eight assists.

All those late theatrics came after the Warriors played one of the best first halves of basketball this season. They poured in 81 points on the Raptors while shooting 71 percent from the floor. They had 22 assists to just one turnover before Toronto ramped up the intensity in the second half and the Warriors stopped playing with the same movement and flow.

The Raptors outscored the Warriors 71-46 after halftime and got back in the game with a 22-7 run to start the fourth quarter. Steve Kerr as given a technical after arguing a no-call when he felt David West was shoved on a running layup attempt midway through the fourth. The made free throw made it a 113-108 game. The sequence brought the home crowd to life for the No. 2 team in the Eastern Conference.

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But it didn’t come without drama for Potomac (17-6), which will play at St. Charles in the section II final Thursday. After taking an 11-point lead into the fourth quarter, the Wolverines’s lead slowly disappeared as the Hurricanes (17-8) took advantage of charges, missed shots and a travel.

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It turned out to be an impressive two-game sequence for Golden State, who beat the Milwaukee Bucks and Raptors on the road in back-to-back nights.

The win improves the Warriors' record to a league-best 35-9. They'll have Sunday off to gear up for Monday's marquee game against the Cavaliers in another Martin Luther King day rematch of the last three NBA Finals.

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