Warriors vs. Raptors: Score, Highlights and Reaction from 2015-16 Regular Season

December 5th, 2015 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »

The Golden State Warriors extended their NBA-record season-opening winning streak to 21 games with a 112-109 road victory Saturday against the Toronto Raptors.

As soon as the contest ended, the Warriors' Twitter feed celebrated with a play on the number of victories:

It wasn't easy for Golden State, as the two teams went back and forth during a wild fourth quarter in which neither squad led by more than three points over the final six minutes of the game.

It came down to free throws as Toronto's Kyle Lowry missed one that would have tied the game at 106-106 with 44 seconds to play. The Warriors hit all eight of their attempts from the charity stripe in the final minute to hold on.

Once again, the league's leading scorer carried the Warriors to victory. Stephen Curry tallied 44 points, going 9-of-15 from behind the arc.

The story may have been written before the game started, as GSWStats showed how good Curry has been against Toronto in his career:

However, Lowry did his best to keep the Raptors in the game, scoring a career-high 41 points and dishing out seven a ...

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