The Warriors are banged up, and the center who has spent most of the last 18 months in that predicament is coming back at the absolutely ideal time for the two-time defending champions. "It was a great win".
The results of Thompson's MRI were slightly delayed because the Warriors' charter plane landed later than expected Monday morning, pushing back the process a few hours.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounded more leery. If those players can return to their average playoff-selves, the Warriors could be in trouble.
The Warriors aren't quite sure, at least as it relates to their health.
But Curry made two free throws for the final points of the half to cut it to 59-54, then the Warriors came back and pitched a shutout until almost the midpoint of the third quarter during a series-changing - perhaps season-changing - swing.
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"So I have plenty of time to recover before Game 3".
Golden State managed to do just that, answering the major question being asked of them with a run for the ages.
Poirier got to downtown Toronto at 2 p.m. Sunday and said there were thousands of Raptor fans having tailgate parties, while fans lined up for kilometres. They showed no signs of concern during the off days, and Thompson suggested part of the problem during their 118-109 loss Thursday was rust after they had nine days off in between series.
Cousins, injured in Game 2 of the first round against the Clippers in just his second career playoff game, started Game 2 of the finals after coming off the bench in the series opener.
Looney didn't play at all in the second half. Down by as many as 12 and facing an 11-point deficit with a hair over two minutes remaining in the frame, Golden State began slowly chipping away. She mentioned the Warriors' keys to winning, as well as Curry looking "not right" all game.
The former POTUS entered the arena with Raptors President Masai Ujiri and sat with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver during the game.