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NBA Game Summary - Golden State at Toronto



(Sunday, March 2nd)

Final Score: Toronto 104, Golden State 98

Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - DeMar DeRozan racked up 32 points and helped lead a key fourth-quarter run that propelled the Toronto Raptors to a 104-98 victory over the Golden State Warriors at Air Canada Centre.

The Raptors trailed 84-78 with 9:30 left before embarking on a 17-4 surge that put them ahead to stay. DeRozan netted seven points during the burst, while Patrick Patterson scored eight of his 12 points in the pivotal sequence.

DeRozan finished 10-of-16 from the field and added six assists as Toronto bounced back from a home triple-overtime loss to Washington on Thursday and withstood a 34-point outburst from the Warriors' Stephen Curry. Kyle Lowry contributed 13 points and eight helpers for the current Atlantic Division leaders.

The Raptors also avenged a frustrating 112-103 loss to the Warriors in Oakland back in December, a game in which Toronto squandered a 27-point second-half lead and was outscored 42-15 in the fourth quarter.

"That game really bothered us afterwards, because we had them beat and they started raining threes," said DeRozan. "I think everybody remembers that."

David Lee posted 20 points and 11 rebounds in the loss, Golden State's second in three outings following a four-game win streak. Klay Thompson chipped in 12 points, but was held to a 4-of-15 shooting night.

Lee's short hook with 8:50 to go put Toronto down 86-81, but the Raptors answered with 11 consecutive points to put Golden State on its heels. Patterson came through with the go-ahead bucket, a 3-pointer with 7:16 remaining, then followed a DeRozan jumper with a thunderous slam that staked the hosts to a 92-86 lead midway through the fourth quarter.

Lee fed Andrew Bogut for a dunk on the ensuing possession, but Patterson struck again from long range to extend the margin to 95-88 entering the final five minutes.

Thompson regained his stroke to bury a triple that pulled the Warriors within 97-95 with 3:35 left. Golden State didn't hit a shot until a Curry three with 43.9 seconds on the clock, though, with Toronto putting up six straight points in between to seal the outcome.

"This is a disappointing loss," Warriors head coach Mark Jackson remarked. "We didn't play well for about eight minutes [down the stretch]. DeRozan made some tough shots, Patterson made some threes when he was stretched out."

Golden State was down by seven early in the second half before Thompson knocked down a 3-pointer to ignite a 10-0 tear that Curry capped with a triple of his own, snapping a 59-59 tie five minutes into the period.

The contest remained deadlocked at 75-75 late in the third when Steve Blake sank a three that jump-started a 9-3 Warriors' run.

Earlier, Golden State put together a 10-1 run across the late first and early second quarters to build a 34-26 lead, but went a dismal 4-for-24 from the field over the remainder of the half to allow the Raptors to move in front.

Greivis Vasquez sparked Toronto's rally by scoring 10 consecutive points over a two-minute stretch, the last a three that put the Raptors up 36-34 with 8:02 left in the second. The contest remained tight throughout the period, with Lowry giving his team a little more distance by burying a trey for a 53-48 edge with 1:33 remaining.

Toronto carried a 55-50 advantage into the break, with DeRozan leading the way with 16 points on a 5-of-7 success rate.

Game Notes

Warriors center Jermaine O'Neal was not with the team because his passport was misplaced, denying him entrance into Canada ... Toronto played without swingman Terrence Ross, who sprained his left during Thursday's loss ... Golden State had been 7-0 all-time against the Raptors with Curry in the lineup. He missed Toronto's home win over the Warriors in March of 2012 with an injured foot ... DeRozan went over the 30-point mark for the fourth time in his last six games ... The Raptors finished 20-of-23 from the foul line.

03/02 20:06:00 ET

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