Golden State Warriors Team Report – April 1
=== Golden State Warriors Team Report – April 1 ===
(Sports Network) – Putting aside an ugly loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the
Warriors recovered with an 85-78 win over the Toronto Raptors at the Air
Jason Richardson scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds to pace the
Warriors to the victory. Avery Johnson added 13 points for the Warriors, who
won for the eighth time in their last nine games.
Clifford Robinson netted 12 points and Erick Dampier contributed 14 boards in
The Warriors led by six after three quarters, and widened their advantage to
73-63 on a pair of free throws by Richardson with 4:07 remaining. Toronto then
scored four straight to pull within six, but would not get any closer in the
A quick 6-0 run, capped by Adonal Foyle’s basket, stretched the advantage to
79-67 and propelled Golden State to the win.
Golden State hit 44.7 percent from the field, including 25 percent (2-of-8)
from three-point range. The Warriors drained 15-of-21 shots from the charity
stripe in the win.
Erick Dampier had 14 rebounds before leaving the game late in the fourth
quarter after rolling his left ankle on the foot of Toronto’s Jalen Rose.
Dampier could miss the rest of the season due to the injury.
The Warriors continue their four-game road trip in Boston against the Celtics
on Friday night.