Golden State Warriors stay alive within the NBA Finals after a late scoring burst by Steph Curry and Klay Thompson powered the defending champions to a brave win over the Toronto Raptors.
The Warriors confronted elimination in the event that they misplaced on Monday, however they overcome a torrid Toronto crowd and the frustration of watching All-Star Kevin Durant limp off the court docket to win recreation 5 106-105.
The Raptors had been up 103-97 with two minutes to go however Warriors’ sharpshooters Curry, 31 factors, and Thompson, 26 factors, refused to lie down.
They dropped successive three-pointers to take the sport and power a recreation six on their dwelling court docket in Oakland on Thursday.
The Warriors had been impressed early by famous person Durant who sat out for 32 days with an injured calf muscle.
He hit his first three three-pointers and had 11 factors in 11 minutes.
However early within the second quarter Durant tried to dribble previous Raptors ahead Serge Ibaka and his suspect calf gave out; he left the sport and didn’t return.
The Warriors’ Australian back-up centre Andrew Bogut was scoreless in a two-minute stint at first of the second time period.