Excited Kevin Durant reveals Warriors reaction to Stephen Curry injury news

Excited Kevin Durant reveals Warriors reaction to Stephen Curry injury news

Toronto Raptors have a 18-4 record (12-10 against the spread) so far this season and now sit in the first place of the whole league. 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.

They will need to be on their A-game if the Warriors have any chance of beating the beasts of the East.

Toronto will also have the night off on Friday before going on the road Saturday.

And make a statement they did.

Toronto advance to 19-4 on the season with a 131-128 overtime win over Golden State Thursday night.

The 2014 Finals MVP did not back down from any of the challenges presented by Kevin Durant, attacking on offence and making things as hard as he could on the defensive end.

Durant, a free agent after this season, says his only goal is "being the best version of me that I can each possession on both ends".

The Raptors, though, didn't let anyone else beat them.

Leonard was one of six Toronto players, who scored in double-figures.

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But the main factor on how the Raptors can be different from every other Warriors-challenger is defense. Siakam added 10 for the Raptors, who were up by 18 points in the first and led 38-25 after one.

Yes, it was a real shame that Stephen Curry wasn't cleared to suit up against the Raptors in an arena he spent countless hours cavorting around in as a kid and one he has used ever since breaking into the league as a place to torture the home side.

That task will be even more hard with the return of Golden State's All-Star point guard.

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.

Nearly every game this season, the Warriors have started Damian Jones at center.

Now, I don't imagine 3-for-4 nights from beyond the arc is going to be the norm for Siakam but I do know that he's make 12 of his last 22 shots from there after making just three of his first 18 threes this season and that's trending in the right direction. Which nearly worked had it not been for an untimely Chris Paul injury. And with traditional Warriors-killer Kawhi Leonard leading the way, they've shown glimpses of having the talent, manpower, and length to slow the Warriors.

The Warriors fell to 15-8 on the season.

Even without playing against all of the Warriors' stars, these teams are showing what it takes to cripple the mighty Warriors' offense. Green could come back on December 5 against the Cavaliers or December 7 against the Bucks.

A pair of former Finals MVP's, future Hall of Famers and current superstars delivered an epic on-court battle as two of the league's best squads hooked up for a potential NBA Finals preview.

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