Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors 131-128 in overtime

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Durant's score by quarter was 12, 8, 18, 9 and 4. But Golden State star Kevin Durant offered up plenty of other memories for the 20,073 on hand in Toronto and a national TV audience on both sides of the border. But now I'm going to play them as an opponent.

According to Elias Sports Bureau, Durant became the third player in National Basketball Association to have 50-point, 10-rebound, and 5 assist games for multiple teams. The Nuggets are riding a three-game winning streak and sit in third in the Western Conference, but the Blazers are just two spots behind them. He has looked unstoppable during this stretch but if there is anyone that can slow him down a little bit, it would be Leonard, who has shown no ill effects from this injury last season. Kyle Lowry is a great leader, as well as a bulldog out there.

Scoring 12 points off six Warriors turnovers, Toronto shot 72.7 percent in the quarter, including 60 percent from deep. He even went as far as asking the reporter multiple questions in order to explain how this was just another game on the Raptors schedule.

Klay Thompson made three three-pointers on his way to 23 points, three rebounds and three assists in the Warriors' loss. Not only did Durant pick up where he left off Thursday night, he took things to another level. Durant did it with the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Warriors.

The 51 points are a season-high for Durant.

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Toronto improved its league-leading record to 19-4.

While Golden State is an extremely hard team to maintain a big lead against, it is becoming a concerning trend for Toronto to let teams back in, as Detroit, Orlando and Miami have all chipped away at big deficits to make things interesting down the stretch. Withstanding runs and remaining poised in high-pressure situations is crucial, and the Raptors did enough of that to win Thursday night. "We came up just short".

With his partner-in-crime back in the fray, Durant will no longer have to muster up masterclass performances like he did in the past three games, with 44, 49, and 51 points in consecutive outings. He missed all three of his three-point attempts, but recorded four assists and eight rebounds.

After the very first question in which Lowry was asked about the noise surrounding games like this, the Raptors guard was obviously not interested in that question. At just 24 years old, it's a safe assumption that Siakam isn't done setting new highs this season.



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