Toronto, presently the highest workforce within the Jap Convention, is coming off a 122-114 win in opposition to the Grizzlies. The Raptors’ newest victory pushed their profitable streak to 6 video games.
Kawhi Leonard leads the Raptors in factors (24.three per recreation) and rebounds (8.6 per recreation) and is an MVP candidate as soon as once more after lacking nearly all of the 2017-18 season. However do not forget about Kyle Lowry, the NBA’s help chief (10.2 per recreation). He’s wanting like a lock for the East All-Star squad.
Golden State, the No. 2 workforce within the Western Convention behind the Clippers, escaped with a detailed house win in opposition to the Magic on Monday. The Warriors have misplaced 4 of their final seven video games, however they’re presently on a three-game profitable streak.
There was loads of drama surrounding Kevin Durant and Draymond Inexperienced this season, however the Warriors may obtain some excellent news forward of Thursday’s matchup. Two-time MVP Stephen Curry is nearing his return to the ground, and head coach Steve Kerr believes Curry taking part in in opposition to the Raptors is feasible if he completes practices with no points. Curry has been out since Nov. Eight with a groin harm.
(UPDATE: Curry is not going to play in opposition to the Raptors. He’s set to return Saturday in opposition to the Pistons.)
That is the primary assembly between the 2 groups this season and will be a preview of the 2019 NBA Finals — simply ask Klay Thompson.
Warriors vs. Raptors
Time: Eight p.m. ET, Thursday, Nov. 29
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Scotiabank Area
Streaming: fuboTV (7-day free trial)