We have already got your pre-game, your post-game, and your fast reactions for each recreation, however by in style demand (a couple of individuals on Twitter) I’m bringing my quarterly positives proper right here in long-form. Quite than attempt to sum them up in 240 characters or much less, I can now increase on what I appreciated every quarter of the sport. In case you’re conversant in this format, you’ll know what to anticipate. In case you aren’t, simply know that if there’s a child carrying noise-canceling headphones, it counts as a optimistic and it’s occurring the listing.
First Quarter Positives:
Fred has already glued himself to Steph Curry, knocking him out of bounds as Steph shakes his head, most likely from the flashbacks of 2019.
Switching on Steph and never permitting him room to breathe. It began with Freddy after which Khem saved him from getting open, forcing him to kick it inside to Jordan Poole.
Scottie steals the cross from Steph as he makes the short determination to attempt to throw the ball to the opposite aspect of the courtroom after escaping Fred’s defence solely to run into Khem. The steal results in a Khem bucket and foul, the place he makes the free throw.
Scottie units a display for Fred, who bounces inside to Khem.
Gary misses the three, however Khem grabs the rebound and sends it proper again out to him to permit him to reset his shot and drive.
Dalano and Treasured are in to alter the sport! That’s a completely monstrous choose and roll with the 2 of them, but it surely labored!
Pascal capturing over Chris Chioza, remembering who he’s.
Draymond trampled Fred. He poked the bear.
Gary hit a 3! It’s solely a 14 level recreation!
Dalano midrange jumper behind the Treasured display! Are they the brand new Splash Brothers?
Second Quarter Positives:
Dalano throwing the bullet cross to Pascal beneath the basket.
Former Warrior Chris Boucher is enjoying at a steadier tempo tonight, permitting him to make extra useful selections that reduce the Warriors’ result in simply 9.
Treasured has been a wonderful facilitator all through the second quarter. He’s continually passing up pictures that he would have compelled just some weeks in the past, passing or screening off of the hand off to get his teammates higher appears to be like.
Dalano is so quick. He fingers the cross off to Gary nearly on the brand after which is curling baseline inside a few second.
Treasured for 3! Dalano attracts 2 defenders into the paint, permitting Treasured an uncontested shot.
Khem Birch scoring on the within off of the Scottie Barnes gravitational pull rebound and coast to coast drive.
Scottie is again with the no-look cross! This day without work of the rebound and as much as Pascal for the make, reducing the result in 14 once more earlier than half-time.
Third Quarter Positives:
Swing! Fred drives inside and passes out to Scottie, who swings it to Pascal for the catch and shoot 3.
Gary fouls Kevon Looney on the shot, not permitting him to attain in motion. Looney, who’s a 62 % profession free throw shooter, misses each pictures.
Scottie saves the rebound and the Raptors don’t get referred to as for the over and again. Nice determination making throughout the board from the Raptors thus far this half.
Crashing the boards. Pascal kicks it from the baseline to Khem within the lane, who misses, grabs his personal rebound, misses once more, and Pascal remains to be there to wash it up.
Scottie makes his first area aim of the sport, and it’s a 3!
And one other one proper after, this one as he takes it proper to the rack and will get the foul.
Khem making a turnover and giving it to Scottie, who sends it inside for the Pascal make.
Fearless Freddy drives proper via the defence to the rim.
Chris Boucher grabs the rebound and brings it throughout to Dalano, who sends it to Treasured on the within, once more drawing the defenders and leaving Fred open the place he makes the three.
The Bouch is again.
Dalano sprints up the courtroom with the defensive rebound and offers it to Fred for the make.
Fourth Quarter Positives:
Dalano crossover stepback 3 to open the quarter?????? He’s so good I may cry.
Svi for 3! We’re rolling!
Chris Boucher utilizing his verticality to defend the Otto Porter shot after which grabs the rebound.
Malachi steals the rebound out of the grasp of Steph Curry, sending it again to Chris Boucher who makes it on the second try.
Speedy Treasured coast to coast and one!
Fred made the just about out of bounds baseline 3 look simple.
AND THEN HE HITS ONE FROM THE TOP! BACK TO BACK! THE GAME IS CUT TO 10!
Treasured is combating to the bitter finish. He’s doing all the pieces he can to enhance and earn his spot.
Steph solely has a single made 3 all through the entire recreation. That is nice should you ignore the truth that Andrew Wiggins and Jordan Poole each have about 1,000,000.
Scottie coast to coast! The sport is actually over, with Toronto down 17. Why not let him get his groove again?
FINAL SCORE: GSW 119 – TOR 104
POSITIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: ANDREW WIGGINS
Tip Kelsea O’Brien
Nothin’ However Positives – Raptors vs. Warriors – November twenty first originated on Raptors Republic.