Richardson, Warriors Rout Raptors
Golden State 117, Toronto 91
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 26 (Ticker) -- Jason Richardson scored early and often for the Golden State Warriors.
Richardson scored 15 of his 25 points in the first half as the Warriors cruised to an easy 117-91 victory over the struggling Toronto Raptors.
The two-time Slam Dunk champion, Richardson has led the Warriors in scoring 10 times this season and has increased his scoring average each year of his career.
He made 10-of-18 and grabbed six rebounds Saturday to help Golden State win consecutive games for the first time in nearly three weeks.
Golden State continued to pull away in the fourth, with Derek Fisher's jumper from the corner making it 100-76 with 5:58 left. Troy Murphy scored 21 points and Davis added seven and 14 assists for the Warriors, who outscored the Raptors, 60-28, in the paint. Rookie Ike Diogu scored 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting.
Chris Bosh and Morris Peterson scored 21 points apiece for Toronto, which fell to 0-7 on the road this season. Rookie Charlie Villanueva struggled, scoring six points on 1-of-10 shooting.