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Leonard's 37 points push Raptors past Warriors in overtime despite 51 points from Durant

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Kawhi Leonard shoots over Kevin Durant (NBA Getty Images)

The defending champion Warriors made their lone regular-season visit to Toronto Thursday night to take on the league's hottest team.

Fresh off of an eight-point victory over Memphis, the Raptors stayed hot, extend their league-best winning streak to seven games with a win over the defending champs, who had won three straight games dating back to Friday, Nov. 23.

If tou missed any of the action, check below for updates, highlights and scores from throughout the night..

Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors: Live updates, highlights and scores

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Final: Raptors 131, Warriors 128

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10:53 p.m. - Jonas Jerebko sinks a 3-pointer with 4.9 seconds remaining but it's too little, too late.

Behind 37 points from Kawhi Leonard, Toronto earns its first win over Golden State in over four years with a three-point victory at home. Six Raptors finished in double figures: Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 26 points, Serge Ibaka added 20 points, Danny Green scored a timely 13 points, Kyle Lowry flirted with a triple-double (10 points, 12 assists, eight rebounds) and Jonas Valanciunas finished with 12 points off the bench.

Golden State was led by Kevin Durant, who scored a game-high 51 points while shooting 18-for-31 from the field. Klay Thompson was the Warriors' second-leading scorer with 23 points. Jonas Jerebko was the only other Warrior to finish in double figures, scoring 20 points on 8-for-13 shooting off the bench.

10:50 p.m. - Down three, Andre Iguodala travels and the Raptors get the ball back up three.

Pascal Siakam is fouled and goes 1-for-2 from the line, but Toronto grabs the rebound and Siakam is fouled again. This time, Siakam goes 2-for-2 from the line and brings his point total to a career-high 26 on the night.

The Raptors lead 131-125 with 14.4 seconds remaining in overtime.

10:47 p.m. - Defence leads to offence.

Kyle Lowry pokes the ball free from Andre Iguodala, pushes the break and finds a cutting Pascal Siakam who draws a foul and sinks two free throws to put the Raptors up 128-123.

Jonas Jerebko layup on the ensuing possessions brings the Warriors to within three with under a minute remaining.

10:42 p.m. - Danny Green nails a 3-pointer to give the Raptors a three-point lead.

It's 126-123 Raptors with 2:07 remaining in overtime.

10:40 p.m. - Kevin Durant scores four straight points to tie things up and bring his total for the night up to 51 points. He's the third Warrior to score 50 points in a game this season (Thompson, Curry)

10:37 p.m. - Overtime gets underway with back-to-back Raptors buckets from Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka.

3:33 remains in the first overtime period and the Raptors lead 123-119.

End of Regulation: Raptors 119, Warriors 119

10:34 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard gets to the rim on an isolation play and kicks it out to Serge Ibaka, who can't get a shot off in time.

We're heading into overtime at Scotiabank Arena.

10:30 p.m. - A 3-pointer from Kyle Lowry gives the Raptors a six-point lead, but Kevin Durant hits a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to three points once again.

Golden State gets a stop and another ridiculous 3-pointer from Kevin Durant ties it up at 119 with 8.6 seconds remaining in regulation.

KD now has 47 points on the night.

10:26 p.m. - Yet another run.

The defending champs respond with an 8-0 run of their own to make it a two-point game once again. A dunk from Kevin Durant during the run gives him 40 points for the night - it's his third-consecutive game scoring 40 points.


Nick Nurse signals for a timeout with the Raptors leading 114-12 and 1:40 remaining in regulation.

10:21 p.m. - A free throw from Serge Ibaka followed by a pull-up jumper from Kawhi Leonard and a 3-pointer from Danny Green make it eight unanswered points for the Raptors, who once again lead by 10 points.

Timeout on the floor as the Raptors lead 114-104 with 4:41 remaining in regulation.

10:15 p.m. - A turnaround jumper from Kyle Lowry makes it a four-point cushion for the Raptors, who have led by as many as 18 points tonight.

Steve Kerr immediately calls for time as the Raptors lead 108-104 with 6:50 remaining in the fourth.

10:12 p.m. - The Warriors use a 9-0 run to cut the deficit to two points, but Delon Wright quickly responds with a 3-pointer to put the Raptors up by five.

An and-one finish from Jonas Jerebko on the other end makes it a two point game once again.

It's 106-104 with 7:30 remaining in regulation.

10:08 p.m. - Things are getting tight in Toronto.

A 3-pointer from Jonas Jerebko brings the Warriors within six points early on in the fourth quarter and the Raptors need a timeout.

With 9:04 remaining in the fourth, Toronto leads 103-97.

End of Third Quarter: Raptors 96, Warriors 88

9:59 p.m. - KEVIN DURANT.

The two-time Finals MVP caps off an 18-point third quarter with a 3-pointer from the logo. Durant is up to a game-high 38 points but the Warriors still trail by eight points with one quarter to play.

Kawhi Leonard is leading the way for the Raptors with 31 points on 12-for-19 shooting from the field, with his buckets coming in a variety of ways.

9:55 p.m. - Just like that, the Raptors have once again responded with a run of their own.

Two quick buckets out of the timeout put the Raptors back up by 13 points.

9:49 p.m. - The Warriors aren't going to go away easily.

Kevin Durant (27 points) and Klay Thompson (21 points) are shouldering the load for the offence, and Golden State has clawed back to within eight thanks to a 15-6 run.

Timeout on the floor as the Raptors lead 85-77 with 4:17 remaining in the third.

9:45 p.m. - Kevin Durant knocks down a tough contested 3-pointer over Kawhi Leonard to bring his total for the night up to 27 points and momentarily cut the deficit to 12.

Leonard quickly responds by drawing a shooting foul on the other end, sinking two free throws to bring his total for the night up to 31.

It's turning into quite the battle between two of the league's elite.

9:37 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard is just on another level right now.

Leonard hits his third 3-pointer of the night in transition to bring his total to 27. He's 11-for-15 from the field and 3-for-5 from deep.

Toronto's lead is back up to 15 and Steve Kerr calls for time. Its 77-62 just over three minutes into the third quarter.

9:34 p.m. - The second half is underway and both teams have traded buckets on each of their first two possessions.

A 3-pointer from Pascal Siakam gives him 17 points on the night and gets the Raptors lead back up to 10.

Halftime: Raptors 67, Warriors 58

9:30 p.m. - Here are the best highlights from the first-half matchup between two of the league's best in Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant.

9:21 p.m. - Some halftime stats to help tell the story:

9:16 p.m. - Two free throws from Kevin Durant bring the Warriors within nine points at the half.

Durant has a team-high 20 points (on 7-for-14 shooting) while Klay Thompson's 13 points (on 5-for-7 shooting) make him the only other Warrior in double figures.

Toronto is led by Kawhi Leonard, who has a game-high 22 points (on 9-for-12 shooting), while Pascal Siakam (14 points) and Serge Ibaka (11 points) have also paced the offence. Kyle Lowry has facilitated throughout with five points and six assists in the first half.

9:11 p.m. - Klay Thompson momentarily cuts the deficit to within single digits again, but Kawhi Leonard responds with a 3-pointer in isolation for his 20th point of the night.

The Raptors are back up 11 with just over a minute left in the half.

9:07 p.m. - The Raptors have cooled down some, but not much. They're shooting 65.8 percent from the field (25-for-38) and 6-for-14 from 3-point range.

With 2:36 remaining in the half, Toronto is up 60-48 behind a combined 40 points from Kawhi Leonard (15), Pascal Siakam (14) and Serge Ibaka (11).

Golden State, who is shooting 45.5 percent from the field (20-for-44) and 2-for-9 from deep, is led by 14 points from Kevin Durant and 11 points from Klay Thompson.

8:58 p.m. - We've reached our first break in action midway through the second quarter as the Raptors still hold a 15-point lead over the Warriors.

With 5:58 remaining in the half, Toronto leads Golden State 52-37.

8:55 p.m. - Toronto is still shooting 70 percent from the field (21-for-30) and leads Golden State 50-35 five minutes into the second frame.

Kawhi Leonard is now up to a game-high 15 points on 7-for-8 shooting from the field.

End of First Quarter: Raptors 38, Warriors 25

8:43 p.m. - The Raptors take a 13-point lead behind hot shooting and stellar play from Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry.

Leonard has a game-high 13 points, Siakam has scored 10 points and Kyle Lowry has a game-high five assists. The Raptors are shooting 16-for-22 from the field and 6-for-10 from beyond the arc.

Golden State, who is shooting 11-for-19 from the field, is lead by 12 points from Kevin Durant. The Warriors have already committed six turnovers and have failed to connect on any of their first three 3-point attempts.

8:38 p.m. - Golden State responds with a 9-0 run of its own to cut the deficit back into single-digits.

Toronto uses its first timeout of the night as it holds a 32-23 lead with 1:23 remaining in the opening frame.

8:31 p.m. - Kyle Lowry finds Pascal Siakam on the break with a nifty bounce pass and Siakam finishes with a layup to give the Raptors an 18-point lead.

Siakam has seven points on 3-for-3 shooting and Lowry has five assists. The Raptors are still on fire, shooting 14-for-18 from the field.

Steve Kerr calls for another timeout with the Raptors up 32-14 and 3:34 remaining in the first.

8:29 p.m. - We're not even eight minutes into the first quarter and Kawhi Leonard is up to double-figure scoring.

Leonard, who is shooting a perfect 6-for-6 from the field, leads all scorers with a game-high 13 points and the Raptors are up 30-14.

8:22 p.m. - A 3-pointer from Serge Ibaka makes it a 10-0 run for the red-hot Raptors, who are 7-for-9 from the field and now hold an 11-point lead.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr calls for time just over four minutes into the first quarter, it's 17-6 Raptors.

8:20 p.m. - A Kawhi Leonard block sets up this big finish from Pascal Siakam on the break:

8:18 p.m. - Toronto is ROLLING early and Kawhi Leonard is as smooth as ever.

8:16 p.m. - Toronto wins the tip, but Golden State is the first to get on the board courtesy of a rare jumper from centre Damian Jones.

Pascal Siakam quickly responds with a 3-pointer to get the Raptors on the board.

Pregame

7:45 p.m. - With Stephen Curry and Draymond Green out due to injury, the Warriors will start Quinn Cook, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala and Damian Jones.

7:15 p.m. - Toronto will go with a starting lineup of Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka for the second consecutive game. Jonas Valanciunas will again come off the bench.

6:40 p.m. - Jonas Valanciunas is looking more and more comfortable shooting from deep this season. The big man is LOCKED IN as he warms up.

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