OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
Toronto made seven 3-pointers in the third quarter, and despite a massive effort from Stephen Curry the Raptors have opened up a 96-83 lead over Golden State with one period left in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Kawhi Leonard had a big quarter and is up to 24 points for Toronto, which is trying to take a 2-1 series lead. Leonard had 15 points in the quarter.
Danny Green has 18 points, all of them coming on 3-pointers for the Raptors.
Curry has 40 points for injury-depleted Golden State, which is without Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant. The 40 points is a playoff career-best for Curry through three quarters.
The Warriors got within seven points on three separate occasions in the third quarter. The Raptors responded with baskets every time, two of them being 3-pointers and the other a long jumper.
Kyle Lowry has 15 points, Pascal Siakam has 14 and the Toronto Raptors lead the Golden State Warriors 60-52 at halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
All five Raptors starters have at least eight…