Raptors take 2-1 series lead with 123-109 win over Warriors despite 47 points from Curry

The Toronto Raptors rallied for a 123-109 road victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals, and seized a 2-1 series on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL Time).

Every Raptors starter scored in double figures. The fewest points by a starter was 17.

Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry combined for 53 points to lead the Raptors. Leonard had 30 points, while Lowry added 23.

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Pascal Siakam chipped in 18 points, nine rebounds and six assists, Danny Green posted 18 markers and five rebounds and Marc Gasol contributed 17 points seven rebounds and four assists.

Toronto made 17 three-pointers in the game. Green led the Raptors in three-pointers with six out of 10, while Lowry made five out of nine. Fred VanVleet converted three of six three-points shots and finished with 11 points.

The Raptors took advantage against the Warriors’ depleted lineup, who are without Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney because of injuries.

Stephen Curry tried to carry the Golden State, setting a career playoff high with 47 points while shooting 14-of-31 from the field, 6-of-14 from three-point area and 13-of-14 from the free-throw line, but it was not enough to avoid the Game 3 loss at home.

Draymond Green had 17 points on 6-of-14 shooting along with four turnovers. Andre Iguodala, the only other players in double figures, added 11 for the Warriors.

Game 4 is Friday (Saturday, PHL Time) still in Oakland.