Toronto Raptors vs Golden State Warriors

 

The Golden State Warriors will look to remain red-hot when they take on the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. Golden State has won five of their last seven games, including a 115-105 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. Toronto snapped a three-game losing streak with a 144-123 victory over Sacramento on Friday evening. That was just their second win of the season.

Toronto has won the last two meetings between these teams and has won seven of the last 10 overall. The last victory came on March 5 when they defeated Golden State, 121-113. Toronto is favored by 1.5 in this contest.

Raptors Rain Threes in Victory

The Toronto Raptors set a franchise record for three-pointers in a game, connecting on 20 in their 144-123 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Fred VanVleet led the way with 34 points, hitting five of nine from beyond the arc. He added seven rebounds. Chris Boucher came off the bench to score 23, connecting on nine of his 12 shot attempts.

The Raptors are averaging 111.9 ppg while allowing 113.4 per contest. They are shooting 44.3% from the field and are the No. 1 team in the NBA in three-point attempts per contest at 42.9. They are hitting on 36.2% of those attempts. Toronto is seventh in the league in steals at 8.8 per game.

VanVleet leads the team in scoring at 22.3 points per contest and is averaging 5.0 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game. Kyle Lowry is third on the team in scoring at 19.4 per contest and is leading the Raptors in assists at 7.4 per contest. Pascal Siakam is second on the team in scoring and 19.6 per game and is the leading rebounder at 7.9 per contest.

 

Curry Leads Warriors Past Clippers

The red-hot Steph Curry scored 38 and added 11 assists in leading the Golden State Warriors to a 115-105 victory over the Clippers. It was his fifth out of the last seven where he has scored at least 30 points, including a 62-point performance against Portland on January 3.

Golden State is averaging 114.6 ppg while allowing 117.9 per contest. They are ninth in the NBA in field-goal attempts per game at 90.0, but are only hitting on 44.6% of their attempts, 22nd overall. They are also ninth in three-point attempts (37.9), hitting 36.1% from beyond the arc. The Warriors are doing great at the line, second in the NBA in free-throw attempts at 20.7 per game and are eighth in free-throw percentage at 80.2%.

Curry easily leads the Warriors in scoring at 30.6 ppg and is leading the team in assists at 6.8 per contest. Andrew Wiggins is second at 17.6 points per contest. Wiggins is listed as questionable as is Kevon Looney.