The Golden State Warriors basically stole Sport 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals, holding off the Toronto Raptors 109-104 and masking the unfold as 2.5-point street underdogs on Sunday regardless of shedding Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney to accidents.
Looney suffered a damaged collarbone and can miss the remainder of the collection whereas Thompson (hamstring) is questionable after scoring a team-high 25 factors in 32 minutes earlier than exiting. Golden State is a six-point house favourite on the NBA odds for Sport Three at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
And Kevin Durant (calf) gained’t return to the ground for Sport Three on Wednesday. Durant has gained NBA Finals MVP honors every of the previous two years in main Golden State to the championship. In Durant’s place, Golden State has leaned closely on Stephen Curry and Thompson together with Draymond Inexperienced, who totaled 17 factors, 10 rebounds and 9 assists in Sport 2 to just about pull off his fourth consecutive triple-double.
DeMarcus Cousins additionally performed nicely in his second recreation again with 11 factors, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. The Warriors will little question be pumped to play in entrance of their house followers once more after their final 4 video games have taken place on the street, though they’re simply 3-5 towards the unfold at Oracle Enviornment this postseason, in keeping with the OddsShark NBA Database.
In the meantime, the Raptors might want to give Kawhi Leonard some extra assist if they’ll win their first NBA title like they did in Sport 1. Leonard had a game-high 34 factors and 14 rebounds in Sport 2, however Pascal Siakam scored solely 12 on 5-of-18 taking pictures after going off for a playoff career-high 32 on 14-of-17 taking pictures of their series-opening 118-109 victory.
Toronto had gained 5 video games in a row each straight up and ATS at betting websites earlier than that defeat, and the crew is 1-Three SU and ATS in its final 4 on the street. Kyle Lowry has additionally struggled within the NBA Finals up to now, totaling 20 factors on 6-of-20 taking pictures (4-of-12 from three-point vary) to go together with 11 assists, 11 fouls and 5 turnovers.
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