Durant and the Warriors got off to a red-hot start, making their first five 3-pointers to jump out to an early lead. Their defense wasn’t able to match their offense, though, and the Raptors quickly got back into the game, even taking a lead of their own for a short time. Once Durant re-entered the game late in the quarter, the Warriors went on another nice run to build a comfortable lead after the first 12 minutes.
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How to watch Warriors vs. Raptors Game 5
- Date: Monday, June 10
- Time: 9 p.m. ET
- Location: Scotiabank Arena — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- TV channel: ABC
- Streaming: WatchESPN
- Live stats: GameTracker
- Odds: Raptors +1 (Over/Under: 215.5)
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Warriors: Golden State’s injuries have caught up with them in this series. With the series hanging in the balance, the status of Kevin Durant will be closely monitored leading up to Game 5. It’s been clear that the Warriors have really missed Durant throughout the playoffs and it’s been most evident against the Raptors. Even if Durant isn’t at 100 percent, his presence on the court creates a matchup problem and would certainly make life more difficult for the Raptors if he’s able to play.
Raptors: For Toronto, the story has been the balanced offensive attack throughout the series. Leonard has shouldered the scoring load throughout the playoffs, but several different role players have stepped up as of late. Pascal Siakam has continued his breakout season in the series with a 19-point performance in Game 4. If the balanced production continues in Game 5, the Raptors could win their first NBA title.
The Warriors find themselves with their backs against the wall in Game 5. It’s hard to imagine Golden State laying down in a potential series-clinching game, so the Warriors will extend the series in this one.