Warriors handle Raptors for eighth straight road win

Stephen Curry scored 25 points and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Toronto Raptors 120-105 on Friday for their eighth consecutive road victory.

Jonathan Kuminga added 24 points for the Warriors, who have won six of their past seven games overall. Moses Moody had 17 points, Klay Thompson scored 14, Chris Paul contributed 13, and Draymond Green had six points and 13 rebounds.

Thompson was back in the starting lineup as Brandin Podziemski sat out due to a sore right knee.

RJ Barrett scored 23 points for the Raptors, who have lost two in a row. Kelly Olynyk had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Jakob Poeltl had 10 points and 14 boards. Immanuel Quickley finished with 12 points and 11 assists, and Gradey Dick had 12 points.

The Raptors lost Scottie Barnes to a left hand injury in the first half, and he did not return. He scored 10 points in 16 minutes.

The Warriors took a 10-point lead into the fourth quarter before Toronto trimmed the margin to five on D.J. Carton’s 3-pointer in the first minute. Golden State worked the lead back to 13 points on a jumper by Lester Quinones with 9:34 to play.

Toronto led 31-28 after the first quarter.

The Raptors opened an eight-point edge, but Kuminga’s spectacular dunk reduced the margin to three with 5:44 left in the second quarter. Curry’s 3-pointer tied the game at 55 with 2:43 remaining in the half. Toronto scored the next five points and subsequently went into halftime up 64-61.

The Raptors shot 49.1 percent (27-for-55) from the field in the first half with Barrett scoring 14 points.

The Warriors hit 44.2 percent (23-for-52) from the floor before the break. Moody had a game-high 15 first-half points.

Thompson’s 3-pointer gave Golden State a 69-68 lead with 9:02 left in the third quarter. Curry hit a 3-pointer with 4:59 to play in the third and Golden State led by 10 points. The lead reached 12 on two free throws by Trayce Jackson-Davis. Toronto scored the next four points, but Thompson restored the 12-point lead with a 3-pointer.

Golden State led 93-83 after three quarters.

Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (personal) missed his third consecutive game.