Klay Thompson scored 25 points, Stephen Curry had 22 and the Golden State Warriors never trailed in an emphatic 113-89 victory over the struggling Toronto Raptors on Friday night at Toronto.
Draymond Green had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors, who bounced back from Thursday’s 110-99 loss at Cleveland and improved to 10-2 in the second game of back-to-backs, the best mark in the NBA.
Terrence Ross scored 18 points and DeMar DeRozan had 14 for the Raptors, who made only one of 19 shots in the first quarter and matched their longest losing streak of the season with their fourth consecutive defeat.
at Portland 115, Oklahoma City 112: Despite Russell Westbrook’s third triple-double in a row (40 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists), the Trail Blazers rallied behind LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard, who each scored 29 points.
at Indiana 93, Cleveland 86: With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined, George Hill had his first career triple-double as the Pacers won for the seventh time in nine games.
at Philadelphia 89, Washington 81: Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds as the 76ers handed the Wizards their sixth loss in a row.
at Chicago 96, Minnesota 89: The Bulls won for the seventh time in nine games as Jimmy Butler had 28 points and 12 rebounds.
at Atlanta 95, Orlando 88: Paul Millsap scored 14 of his 20 points in the first quarter and the Hawks recovered after losing an early 16-point lead.
at Boston 106, Charlotte 98: Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points and the Celtics recovered from a 16-point third-quarter deficit.
at Houston 102, Brooklyn 98: Terrence Jones scored a season-high 26 points and James Harden made the tiebreaking free throw with 43 seconds left.
New York 121, at Detroit 115 (2 OT): Shane Larkin’s three-point play in the final minute of the second overtime helped the Knicks end their eight-game losing streak.
at New Orleans 104, Miami 102: Alexis Ajinca, who scored a career-high 24 points, made the go-ahead layup with 26 seconds left.
Utah 104, at Denver 82: Derrick Favors had 21 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks as the Jazz never trailed after 1-0.
San Antonio 107, at Sacramento 96: With DeMarcus Cousins and Darren Collison out for the Kings, the Spurs ended a four-game losing streak.