Warriors Hold Off Raptors in Vegas
Posted Jul 19 2008 9:08PM
Golden State 95, Toronto 90
Las Vegas, July 18, 2008 – Anthony Randolph and Anthony Morrow combined for 48 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 95-90 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday at the NBA Summer League Presented by EA SPORTS.
The first quarter belonged to the Toronto Raptors who led by as many as 12 in the quarter, led by Joey Graham with 10 points.
The Bobcats stormed back in the second quarter, outscoring the Raptors 10-2 to take a one point lead (29-28) early in the quarter. After a seesaw battle in the second, the teams were even at 47 heading into the locker room.
Toronto built a nine-point advantage in the third quarter but the lead did not last long as Golden State finished the quarter within one point of the Raptors. Randolph let the Warriors in the quarter scoring seven points.
An evenly fought fourth quarter had the score tied with just over one minute to play, but the Warriors proved too much for the Raptors who outscored them by seven down the stretch to earn the victory.
Randolph led the Warriors assault with 26 points and 12 rebounds while Morrow added 22 points. The Raptors had five players in double figures including Desmon Farmer with a team high 22 points and John Lucas who chipped in with 14 points.
The Raptors finished their summer schedule with a record of 1-4 while the Warriors finished strong with a 4-1 record, losing only to Sacramento.