Golden State hosts Toronto on 9-game home skid
Toronto Raptors (43-18, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (14-48, 15th in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Golden State aims to stop its 9-game home slide with a victory against Toronto.
The Warriors are 7-24 on their home court. Golden State has a 1-3 record in one-possession games.
The Raptors are 20-9 in road games. Toronto has a 41-10 record when scoring 100 or more points.
The teams meet Thursday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Andrew Wiggins is scoring 20.1 points per game and averaging 4.3 rebounds for the Warriors. Marquese Chriss has averaged 7.9 rebounds and added 13.5 points per game over the last 10 games for Golden State.
Pascal Siakam has shot 46.1 percent and is averaging 23.7 points for the Raptors. Kyle Lowry has averaged 2.6 made 3-pointers and scored 16 points over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Warriors: 2-8, averaging 105.4 points, 40.6 rebounds, 26.9 assists, 8.9 steals and five blocks per game while shooting 46.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.1 points on 48.6 percent shooting.
Raptors: 6-4, averaging 114.1 points, 44.6 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 8.8 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.7 points on 43.4 percent shooting.
INJURIES: Warriors: Kevon Looney: day to day (left hip), Ky Bowman: out (ankle), Klay Thompson: out for season (left knee acl tear), Draymond Green: day to day (knee), Stephen Curry: out (hand).
Raptors: Serge Ibaka: day to day (knee), Dewan Hernandez: out (ankle), Fred VanVleet: day to day (shoulder), Marc Gasol: out (hamstring).