Last night the Toronto Raptors hosted the Golden State Warriors. Last night’s game caused a rollercoaster of emotions for analysists and fans. With all the variables that took place during game 5, the Warriors relayed a message to the Raptors. That message was, they are not done yet. The Warriors beat the Raptors 106 to 105, which will result in a game 6.
Kevin Durant led the charge and switched the Warriors momentum, as the Warriors took the lead in the first quarter. During the second quarter, Durant injured his right Achilles’ tendon and left for the remainder of the game. The Golden State Warriors did not let the loss of Durant stop their momentum. Stephen Curry played for 41 minutes, and within those 41 minutes, he had eight rebounds, seven assists, and scored 31 points. Klay Thompson did not disappoint either. Thompson played for 42 minutes. Within those 42 minutes, Thompson had six rebounds, four assists, and scored 26 points. Kevin Durant’s injury inspired all of this teammates. DeMarcus Cousins came off the bench and played for 20 minutes. Within those 20 minutes, Cousins had six rebounds, one assist and scored 14 points.
The Toronto Raptors did not play their best last night. The Raptors had several turnovers, and they were not in synch. Kawhi Leonard played for 41 minutes. Within those 41 minutes, Leonard scored 26 points, had 12 rebounds and six assists. Kyle Lowry played for 42 minutes and scored 18 points. Within those 42 minutes, Lowry had four rebounds and six assists. Game 6 will take place Thursday in Golden State at 9 pm EST.