Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson went off in the fourth. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
A funny thing happened on the way to the all-but-inevitable squash job the Golden State Warriors were sure to lay on the outgunned, outclassed, overmatched and underwhelming Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night: Dwane Casey's team came out on fire, hitting 16 of their first 24 shots and punching the Dubs in the mouth to take a 17-point lead at the end of the first quarter. And after a back-and-forth second quarter in which Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (14 points on 5 for 5 shooting) and Raptors big man Amir Johnson (12 points, seven rebounds) took turns being unstoppable, the Raptors exploded out of their locker rooms to score the first 10 points of the second half and build a stunning 75-48 lead.
Through 26-plus minutes, the scuffling 6-10 Raps, losers of three straight, were absolutely taking Mark Jackson's squad to school. But a funny thing happened on the way to homeroom ...
After more than two quarters of sleepwalking, the Warriors woke up, and that's when the Raptors' nightmareRead More »from Warriors erase 27-point deficit, outscore Raptors 42-15 in 4th, earn 112-103 comeback win (Video)