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Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Kawhi Leonard's hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada.

Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12 rebounds, and the Raptors moved within a victory of the franchise's first championship by winning a second straight game on Golden State's home floor, beating the Warriors 105-92 on Friday night for a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals.

Not that the Raptors are ready to celebrate yet.

''We've won three games, it's the first to four,'' Kyle Lowry said. ''We understand that they're the defending champs and they're not going to go out easy. They're going to come and fight and prepare to play the next game. That's how we're preparing ourselves. We've got to prepare ourselves to play the next game. We haven't done anything yet.''

Klay Thompson made a strong return after missing Game 3 with a strained left hamstring and scored 28 points with six 3-pointers in what might have been the final game after 47 seasons at Oracle Arena before the team's move to new Chase Center in San Francisco next season. Stephen Curry added 27 points but shot just 9 for 22 and 2 of 9 from 3-point range on the heels of his postseason career-best 47-point outing in a 123-109 Game 3 defeat.

Serge Ibaka scored 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting in 22 minutes off the bench for the composed and confident Raptors, who for a second straight game found an answer to every Warriors threat at raucous Oracle - where home fans were stunned and silenced when the final buzzer sounded.

A huge section of Toronto fans then broke into singing ''O Canada!''

''It's awesome,'' Raptors coach Nick Nurse said. ''Our fans travel really well in the regular season. We get this a lot on the road. It's really amazing. It's Canada's team, and Canadians from all over the country are traveling down and making plans when we play in Florida or California or Detroit especially.''

The two-time defending champions' quest for a three-peat is suddenly in serious jeopardy.

Toronto will take its first try at the title in Game 5 on Monday night back at Scotiabank Arena. Golden State, still hopeful of injured star Kevin Durant's return, will try to force one more at Oracle next Thursday.

''It's not over. It's not a good feeling right now, obviously,'' Curry said. ''We've been on both sides of it and for us it's an opportunity to flip this whole series on its head.''

In 2017, Leonard's postseason with San Antonio got cut short against the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals after he re-injured his troublesome left ankle when Zaza Pachulia's foot slid under his.

Dominant in his first postseason since, Leonard knocked down two jumpers in the final 42 seconds of the third to put the Raptors up 79-64. Fred VanVleet then dealt another dagger on the first possession of the fourth with a 30-footer.

A bloodied VanVleet then went to the locker room with 9:35 left after being hit in the face by Shaun Livingston's left elbow when the Warriors guard went up for a shot and VanVleet was just behind him. Replays showed a tooth in the middle of the key even after play resumed.

These poised Raptors kept level heads again after falling behind by 11 points in the first half. Pascal Siakam scored 19 for Toronto.

Two days earlier, Kyle Lowry was praised for staying calm when shoved on the sideline by Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who received a one-year ban by the team and NBA along with a $500,000 fine for the incident.

Now, the Raptors as first-time finalists and in their 24th year of existence can bring Canada its first NBA championship.

The Warriors, the only team to blow a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals, are confident they can overcome that deficit.

''I've been on the wrong side of 3-1 before. Why not make our own history?'' Golden State's Draymond Green said.

Toronto outscored Golden State 37-21 in the decisive third, a complete reverse of the Warriors' dominance after halftime with an 18-0 run in the Game 2 victory.

Green delivered another impressive all-around performance with 10 points, 12 assists, nine rebounds, two blocks and a steal.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr challenged his team to do a better job defensively and Golden State did so early but couldn't handle Toronto's depth.

Kevon Looney, a key backup big man, scored 10 points for the Warriors after it was initially believed he would be out the remainder of the series because of fractured cartilage near his right collarbone. He was hurt in the first half of Game 2.

Looney drew huge applause as he checked into the game at the 6:45 mark of the first.

Danny Green, who hit six 3s in Game 3, began 0 for 6 with five missed 3s before finally connecting from deep midway through the fourth. His 48th 3-pointer in the finals tied him with Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher for seventh place on the NBA list.

TIP-INS

Raptors: Toronto overcame being outrebounded 29-18 in the first half and a 42-38 deficit overall. ... The Raptors were 10 of 32 from deep after making 17 3s in Game 3, but converted 23 of 24 free throws Friday.

Warriors: The Warriors' streak this year of 19 straight postseason games scoring 100 points ended. It was 25 dating to last season's run. ... Golden State fell to 4-2 this postseason in games following a loss. ... Livingston played in his 100th career playoff game with the Warriors, the fifth in team history to reach the mark. ... The Warriors held a closed pregame shootaround 2 1/2 hours before game time.

ATTLES' PRESENCE

Hall of Famer Al Attles, the Warriors' former general manager, coach and player, attended Game 4 . It was the first game in approximately eight months for the 82-year-old Attles, who has had health issues.

DURANT'S STATUS

Durant missed his ninth straight game since the injury May 8 in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Rockets.

Kerr is done providing every detail and step of Durant's rehab progress.

''We're hoping he can play Game 5 or 6. And everything in between I've decided I'm not sharing because it's just gone haywire,'' Kerr said. ''There's so much going on, and so it doesn't make sense to continue to talk about it. He's either going to play or he's not. So tonight he's not playing.''

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:37   Danny Green missed jump shot  
11:32   Defensive rebound by Andre Iguodala  
11:10   Bad pass turnover on DeMarcus Cousins, stolen by Kawhi Leonard  
11:03   Lost ball turnover on Danny Green, stolen by Andre Iguodala  
10:57   Lost ball turnover on DeMarcus Cousins, stolen by Danny Green  
10:53   Danny Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:49   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
10:43   Draymond Green missed jump shot  
10:43   GS team rebound  
10:43   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:36   Offensive rebound by Klay Thompson  
10:35   Klay Thompson missed jump shot  
10:35   GS team rebound  
10:35   Personal foul on Marc Gasol  
10:28   Klay Thompson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:25   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
10:15   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
10:08   Lost ball turnover on DeMarcus Cousins, stolen by Danny Green  
9:46   Bad pass turnover on Pascal Siakam, stolen by Draymond Green  
9:41 +2 Stephen Curry made jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 0-2
9:21   Danny Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:17   Defensive rebound by DeMarcus Cousins  
9:03   Bad pass turnover on Draymond Green, stolen by Kyle Lowry  
9:00   Shooting foul on DeMarcus Cousins  
9:00 +1 Pascal Siakam made 1st of 2 free throws 1-2
9:00   Pascal Siakam missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
8:58   Defensive rebound by DeMarcus Cousins  
8:51 +2 Klay Thompson made jump shot, assist by Stephen Curry 1-4
8:36 +2 Kawhi Leonard made jump shot 3-4
8:21   Andre Iguodala missed jump shot  
8:16   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
8:09   Pascal Siakam missed hook shot  
8:05   Defensive rebound by DeMarcus Cousins  
7:54 +2 Draymond Green made layup, assist by Klay Thompson 3-6
7:42   Kawhi Leonard missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:39   Defensive rebound by Andre Iguodala  
7:32 +2 DeMarcus Cousins made finger-roll layup, assist by Klay Thompson 3-8
7:18 +2 Kyle Lowry made floating jump shot 5-8
6:57   Draymond Green missed jump shot  
6:54   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
6:45   Personal foul on DeMarcus Cousins  
6:45   Full timeout called  
6:26   Defensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
6:13 +2 Kevon Looney made alley-oop shot, assist by Draymond Green 5-10
6:04   Shooting foul on Klay Thompson  
6:04 +1 Kawhi Leonard made 1st of 2 free throws 6-10
6:04 +1 Kawhi Leonard made 2nd of 2 free throws 7-10
5:51   Out of bounds turnover on Kevon Looney  
5:40   Pascal Siakam missed hook shot  
5:35   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
5:27   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:22   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
5:09   Kyle Lowry missed fade-away jump shot  
5:05   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
5:02 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 7-13
4:50 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Marc Gasol 10-13
4:35   Shooting foul on Kawhi Leonard  
4:35 +1 Draymond Green made 1st of 2 free throws 10-14
4:35 +1 Draymond Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 10-15
4:30   Fred VanVleet missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:14   Defensive rebound by Alfonzo McKinnie  
4:08 +2 Stephen Curry made jump shot 10-17
3:43   Jumpball  
3:37 +2 Kawhi Leonard made fade-away jump shot, assist by Marc Gasol 12-17
3:25 +2 Kevon Looney made turnaround jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 12-19
3:11   Kyle Lowry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:07   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
2:44   24-second shot clock violation turnover  
2:18   Marc Gasol missed layup, blocked by Draymond Green  
2:18   GS team rebound  
1:57 +2 Alfonzo McKinnie made driving layup, assist by Draymond Green 12-21
1:47   Personal foul on Alfonzo McKinnie  
1:34   Kawhi Leonard missed jump shot  
1:28   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
1:18   Kevon Looney missed jump shot  
1:14   Offensive rebound by Alfonzo McKinnie  
1:14   Alfonzo McKinnie missed layup, blocked by Kawhi Leonard  
1:10   Defensive rebound by Norman Powell  
1:04   Serge Ibaka missed jump shot  
0:58   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
0:54   Stephen Curry missed finger-roll layup  
0:53   Offensive rebound by Kevon Looney  
0:53 +2 Kevon Looney made dunk 12-23
0:44 +2 Kawhi Leonard made jump shot 14-23
0:35   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:31   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
0:27 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot 17-23
0:09   Bad pass turnover on Stephen Curry, stolen by Norman Powell  
0:01   Kawhi Leonard missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:00   TOR team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:49   Personal foul on Serge Ibaka  
11:42   DeMarcus Cousins missed layup  
11:39   Defensive rebound by Serge Ibaka  
11:32 +2 Serge Ibaka made hook shot, assist by Norman Powell 19-23
11:04   DeMarcus Cousins missed jump shot  
11:01   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
10:38   Fred VanVleet missed jump shot  
10:36   Defensive rebound by Shaun Livingston  
10:33 +2 DeMarcus Cousins made alley-oop shot, assist by Shaun Livingston 19-25
10:16   Danny Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:13   Offensive rebound by Serge Ibaka  
10:11 +2 Serge Ibaka made jump shot 21-25
9:55   Klay Thompson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:51   Offensive rebound by DeMarcus Cousins  
9:50   DeMarcus Cousins missed dunk, blocked by Serge Ibaka  
9:47   Defensive rebound by Danny Green  
9:42   Fred VanVleet missed floating jump shot  
9:38   Defensive rebound by Andre Iguodala  
9:36   Quinn Cook missed jump shot  
9:31   Defensive rebound by Fred VanVleet  
9:30   Personal foul on Andre Iguodala  
9:15   Lost ball turnover on Danny Green, stolen by Shaun Livingston  
9:11 +2 Shaun Livingston made jump shot 21-27
8:55 +2 Serge Ibaka made fade-away jump shot 23-27
8:38   Personal foul on Serge Ibaka  
8:32 +2 Klay Thompson made jump shot, assist by DeMarcus Cousins 23-29
8:04   Danny Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:01   Defensive rebound by Quinn Cook  
7:53   Quinn Cook missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:49   Offensive rebound by Shaun Livingston  
7:48 +2 Shaun Livingston made fade-away jump shot 23-31
7:26 +2 Fred VanVleet made finger-roll layup 25-31
7:11   Quinn Cook missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:07   Defensive rebound by Fred VanVleet  
6:59 +2 Pascal Siakam made hook shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 27-31
6:39 +2 Klay Thompson made driving layup, assist by Stephen Curry 27-33
6:25   Pascal Siakam missed finger-roll layup  
6:22   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
6:18   Shooting foul on Kyle Lowry  
6:18   Alfonzo McKinnie missed 1st of 2 free throws  
6:18   GS team rebound  
6:18   Alfonzo McKinnie missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
6:16   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
6:05   Kawhi Leonard missed jump shot  
6:00   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
5:56 +2 Draymond Green made layup 27-35
5:42 +2 Pascal Siakam made layup, assist by Kyle Lowry 29-35
5:42   Shooting foul on Andrew Bogut  
5:42 +1 Pascal Siakam made free throw 30-35
5:32 +2 Stephen Curry made jump shot 30-37
5:25   Marc Gasol missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:20   TOR team rebound  
5:20   Personal foul on Alfonzo McKinnie  
5:11   Kawhi Leonard missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:09   Offensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
5:04 +2 Serge Ibaka made hook shot, assist by Marc Gasol 32-37
4:53   Alfonzo McKinnie missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:50   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
4:43   Shooting foul on Alfonzo McKinnie  
4:43 +1 Kyle Lowry made 1st of 2 free throws 33-37
4:43 +1 Kyle Lowry made 2nd of 2 free throws 34-37
4:31   Offensive foul on Stephen Curry  
4:31   Turnover on Stephen Curry  
4:31   Bad pass turnover on Kyle Lowry, stolen by Andre Iguodala  
4:16 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Andre Iguodala 34-40
3:58   Kyle Lowry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:54   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
3:48 +2 Klay Thompson made turnaround jump shot, assist by Stephen Curry 34-42
3:31 +2 Kyle Lowry made fade-away jump shot 36-42
3:09   Klay Thompson missed jump shot  
3:07   GS team rebound  
3:03 +2 Stephen Curry made fade-away jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 36-44
2:37   Kawhi Leonard missed layup  
2:34   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
2:31   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:27   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
2:25   Kyle Lowry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:21   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
2:14   Bad pass turnover on Draymond Green, stolen by Kyle Lowry  
2:10   Defensive rebound by Kyle Lowry  
1:54   Kawhi Leonard missed jump shot  
1:53   TOR team rebound  
1:53   Personal foul on Kevon Looney  
1:53 +1 Marc Gasol made 1st of 2 free throws 37-44
1:53 +1 Marc Gasol made 2nd of 2 free throws 38-44
1:44   Draymond Green missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:40   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
1:21   Pascal Siakam missed floating jump shot  
1:18   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
1:15   Stephen Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:08   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
0:58 +2 Marc Gasol made dunk, assist by Pascal Siakam 40-44
0:41 +2 Kevon Looney made dunk, assist by Andre Iguodala 40-46
0:32   Shooting foul on Kevon Looney  
0:32 +1 Kyle Lowry made 1st of 2 free throws 41-46
0:32 +1 Kyle Lowry made 2nd of 2 free throws 42-46
0:15   Out of bounds turnover on Andre Iguodala  
0:01   Marc Gasol missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:00   Defensive rebound by Klay Thompson  
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:38   Andre Iguodala missed 3-pt. jump shot  
11:35   Defensive rebound by Fred VanVleet  
11:38 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 45-46
11:13   Lost ball turnover on Draymond Green, stolen by Kawhi Leonard  
11:08 +3 Kawhi Leonard made 3-pt. jump shot 48-46
10:52 +3 Stephen Curry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 48-49
10:31 +2 Marc Gasol made jump shot, assist by Kawhi Leonard 50-49
10:12   Personal foul on Kawhi Leonard  
10:03   Stephen Curry missed driving layup, blocked by Pascal Siakam  
10:02   GS team rebound  
9:57 +2 Klay Thompson made fade-away jump shot, assist by Stephen Curry 50-51
9:44   Kawhi Leonard missed jump shot, blocked by DeMarcus Cousins  
9:42   Offensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
9:36   Kawhi Leonard missed jump shot  
9:34   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
9:33 +2 Andre Iguodala made dunk, assist by Draymond Green 50-53
9:12   Fred VanVleet missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:08   Offensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
8:57   TOR team rebound  
8:50   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
8:54   Kawhi Leonard missed jump shot  
8:53   Defensive rebound by Draymond Green  
8:45 +2 DeMarcus Cousins made jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 50-55
8:45   Shooting foul on Fred VanVleet  
8:45   DeMarcus Cousins missed free throw  
8:43   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
8:28   Marc Gasol missed jump shot, blocked by DeMarcus Cousins  
8:28   TOR team rebound  
8:24   Jumpball  
8:21 +3 Fred VanVleet made 3-pt. jump shot 53-55
8:03   Bad pass turnover on DeMarcus Cousins, stolen by Marc Gasol  
7:58   TOR team rebound  
7:34   Andre Iguodala missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:55   Out of bounds turnover on Fred VanVleet  
7:34   Andre Iguodala missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:31   Defensive rebound by Pascal Siakam  
7:28 +2 Pascal Siakam made layup 55-55
7:28   Shooting foul on Draymond Green  
7:28 +1 Pascal Siakam made free throw 56-55
7:12 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Andre Iguodala 56-58
6:45   Pascal Siakam missed jump shot  
6:43   Defensive rebound by Stephen Curry  
6:35   Bad pass turnover on Andrew Bogut, stolen by Kyle Lowry  
6:31   Kyle Lowry missed layup, blocked by Draymond Green  
6:29   Defensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
6:14   Personal foul on Marc Gasol  
6:08   Andre Iguodala missed driving layup  
6:06   Defensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
6:05   Personal foul on Draymond Green  
5:57   Personal foul on Stephen Curry  
5:43 +3 Marc Gasol made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Fred VanVleet 59-58
5:27   Klay Thompson missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:22   Offensive rebound by Andrew Bogut  
5:17   Personal foul on Kyle Lowry  
5:11 +3 Klay Thompson made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Draymond Green 59-61
4:48   Kyle Lowry missed turnaround jump shot  
4:43   Offensive rebound by Marc Gasol  
4:42   Bad pass turnover on Marc Gasol, stolen by Stephen Curry  
4:38   Stephen Curry missed layup  
4:37   Defensive rebound by Kawhi Leonard  
4:37   Personal foul on Andrew Bogut  
4:29   Personal foul on Andre Iguodala  
4:29 +1 Pascal Siakam made 1st of 2 free throws 60-61
4:29 +1