NBA Game Summary - Toronto at Golden State
(Tuesday, November 14th)
Final Score: Golden State 110, Toronto 99
Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Baron Davis and Mike Dunleavy donated 22 points apiece while Golden State's youth movement -- Monta Ellis and Andris Biedrins -- spurred a second-half charge as the Warriors downed Toronto, 110-99.
Ellis and Biedrins both scored 14 points, but the big story was Golden State's defense in the second half. After yielding 41 points to the Raptors in the second stanza, the Warriors allowed only 37 points the entire second half.
Jason Richardson also recorded 14 points for the Warriors, who improved to 4-1 at home this season and won their third straight overall.
Chris Bosh led all scorers with 23 points and had 22 rebounds for the Raptors. T.J. Ford added 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Toronto, which lost its third straight contest. The Raptors only converted on 7-of-29 from beyond the arc and committed 19 turnovers.
After pouring it on in the second quarter to take a 62-56 lead at the half, Toronto went cold for the remainder of the contest.
The Warriors took their first lead of the half, 67-66, on Biedrins' follow-up dunk with 7:01 left in the quarter. Toronto then scored seven straight before Golden State answered with six points of its own to square the contest.
Toronto held an 80-76 advantage after the third period.
Davis' three-point play with 7:50 on the clock put Golden State back in front, 90-88, with 7:50 left, then the guard's three-point capped the 15-2 spurt for a 102-90 edge with 4:17 remaining.
The Warriors cruised to victory from there.
Toronto made 24-of-28 from the charity stripe...The game featured eight ties and five lead changes...Golden State has won three straight meetings and seven of the last nine...Toronto continues a five-game road trip against the Lakers on Friday.
11/15 01:12:35 ET