For the first time in three and a half weeks Golden State Warriors They have a winning streak. thanks to One of their best offensive moves of the seasonThe Dubs won Toronto Raptors 129-117 to win their second straight game and climb over .500 again.

It was an inspiring and incredibly entertaining game, and now it’s time to rate the performances. As always, scores are based on individual player expectations, with “B” representing average performance for any given player.

Note: True-shooting percentage (TS) is a measure of shooting efficiency for threes and free throws. Entering Friday’s game, the league average TS was 57.9 percent.

Draymond Green

33 minutes, 5 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 turnovers, 1 foul, 2-for-4 shooting, 0-for-1 threes, 1-for-2 free throws, 51.2% TS, +4

One of the things I look for when I come into this game is to take care of the green ball. The Dubs were truly terrible in the turnover department in their last game, and they need Dray to set the tone at that stage of the game.

It is safe to say that he did exactly that. He had seven assists but felt like 20, and he was the catalyst behind the Warriors’ season-high 40 assists. And only two changes that whole time? Hell yes.

Golden State’s defense wasn’t the best, but he was hardly the cause. Very strong game.

Grade: B+

Kevin Looney

24 minutes, 12 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 6 fouls, 6-for-7 shooting, 0-for-2 free throws, 76.1% TS, +12

Looney returned to the starting lineup, and his stats were excellent. The bad, unfortunately, was a big deal. He had collected three before the end of the first half and Steve Kerr trusted him to stay on the floor and not pick up a fourth before the break. He did not reward that belief and as a result, he did not start the second half due to problems. Fouled out in the fourth quarter.

But with the Toronto Giants, Looney has done a solid job of keeping the Dubs on the glass and being an interior presence on both sides of the ball.

Level: B

Post-game bonus He is tied for the team lead in rebounds.

Steph Curry

39 minutes, 35 points, 7 rebounds, 11 assists, 2 steals, 3 turnovers, 1 foul, 13-for-21 shooting, 4-for-8 threes, 5-for-5 free throws, 75.4% TS; +13

After a day Being named an All-Star starter. For the ninth time in his career, Curry reminded the world why. Just a perfect master class. As Nick Nurse’s defense tried to keep Curry out of the three-point line, Chef was happy to beat Toronto in other ways. He cut the Raptors back in the first quarter and used his three-ball threat to beat defenses to the rim. He attempted two shots from distance and went up to 20 points.

Eventually, Toronto starts trying to chip away at the rim, and then Curry backs off and reminds them why they tried to eliminate the three to begin with.

And with 11 tackles along the way, he showed just how much he cares about the game.


Level: A

Post-game bonus Led the team in points, tied for the team and assisted on a goal.

Clay Thompson

38 minutes, 29 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 1 foul, 11-for-24 shooting, 6-for-14 threes, 1-for-1 free throws, 59.3% TS; +6

As the Raptors worried about guarding Curry from the three-point line, the other splash brother continued to find ways to get open for deep shots, while also getting his fair share of back-cuts.

And with Andrew Wiggins missing his second straight game due to a non-Covid illness, Thomson came up big on the glass, helping the Dubs lose their rebuilding battle by three boards despite being undersized.

Watch out, world: the other splash brother is officially back. For the past few weeks, Thompson has looked like he was before the ACL and Achilles injuries.

Grade: A-

Post-game bonus He is tied for the team lead in rebounds.

Jordan Poole

24 minutes, 9 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 turnovers, 4 fouls, 4-for-8 shooting, 1-for-3 threes, 56.3% TS, -13

For a while early in the second quarter, the Warriors were down. And then Poole saved them with big scoring plays.

But other than those few minutes, he had a pretty bad game all around.

Grade: C-

Post-game bonus Worst plus/minus on the team.

Jonathan Kuminga

23 minutes, 15 points, 2 assists, 1 block, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls, 5-for-7 shooting, 4-for-6 threes, 1-for-2 free throws, 95.2% TS, +9

Even in games like this, where six of Kumga’s seven shots were beyond the arc, his improved offensive patience is on full display. He’s aggressive, he’s smart, he waits for the right play to develop… and in this case, that right play turned out to be some open threes (a few were in the corner, great to see). It happened to pour them.

Even though they were more active on the glass than Donut suggests, going 23 minutes without a rebound is a little inexcusable.

There’s no way around it: Kuminga has become a staple of the bench rotation, and the Warriors are better for it.

Grade: A-

Jamaican green

16 minutes, 10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 foul, 3-for-5 shooting, 1-for-3 threes, 3-for-3 free throws, 79.1% TS, -1

Green seems to be public enemy number 1 with the people in the The golden state of mind Comment section, but I don’t know… games like this definitely make him feel like an integral part of the team!

Grade: A-

Anthony Lamb

11 minutes, 2 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 1-for-4 shooting, 0-for-3 threes, 25.0% TS, +6

The emergence of Kumga has certainly made the role of the lamb less important. For a while he felt like a lock to change his contract, but a healthy Wiggins and Kuminga make Lamb a little more important, and if the Warriors can get anything out of Andre Iguodala or Moses Moody, we could see Lamb finish the season together. A two-way contract.

He liked to go through it, but he didn’t do much else.

Grade: B-

Donte DiVincenzo

33 minutes, 12 points, 3 rebounds, 11 assists, 2 steals, 1 turnover, 1 foul, 5-for-10 shooting, 2-for-5 threes, 60.0% TS, +24

It’s hard to believe that the huge fan base on this signing has been low for some time. Where would the Warriors be without DiVincenzo?

DDV has become the most trusted player out of the starting lineup … even more than Poole, I’d argue. While he only has one turn in this game doing high assist jobs. And the best moment was probably when the broadcast was in the chair, on the mic, coached by James Wiseman.

I don’t know how the Warriors will keep him after this year, but damn … I’m sure they’ll find a way.

Grade: A+

Post-game bonus Tied for the team lead in assists, led the team in plus/minus.

Friday’s DNPs: James Wiseman

Friday inactives: Patrick Baldwin Jr., Andre Iguodala, Ty Jerome, Moses Moody, Ryan Rollins, Andrew Wiggins

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