The Golden State Warriors avoided elimination in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals despite losing Kevin Durant to a ruptured Achilles tendon early on in the second quarter of the contest.With Durant down, Stephen Curry stepped up and scored a team-high 31 points to help Golden State escape with a narrow 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Curry also sunk a few timely 3’s down the stretch in order to help lift the Warriors to victory in a fourth quarter that seemed to be going Toronto’s way before the defending champions responded to save their season.In what should be an emotionally-charged atmosphere, the Warriors now brace for their final game at Oracle Arena before they move to the Chase Center next season. They’ll certainly need to rely on Steph Curry and Klay Thompson — a.k.a. the “Splash Brothers” — going forward if they want to extend the series. As for the Raptors, they’ll try and silence the Warriors crowd and win their first NBA championship in franchise history, and will likely lean heavily on Kawhi Leonard in order to do so. Though Durant is out, Kevon Looney, who was a game-time decision for the contest, will play — and start — in Game 6. In addition to Looney, Curry, Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala will round out the starting five for the defending champions. CBS Sports will be with you throughout Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors. If you are unable to view the live application below, please click here.Live Game 6 updatesHere’s everything to know about Game 6 of the NBA Finals:How to watch Raptors vs. Warriors Game 6Date: Thursday, June 13Time: 9 p.m. ETLocation: Oracle Arena — Oakland, CaliforniaTV channel: ABCStreaming: WatchESPNLive stats: GameTrackerOdds: Warriors -2.5 (Over/Under: 212)TV listingsAll games during the NBA Finals will air on ABC. Odds and AnalysisCheck Sportsline’s NBA pick sheet for all your daily odds.So who wins Game 6 of Raptors vs. Warriors? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Raptors vs. Warriors spread to jump on Thursday, all from the advanced model that returned more than $3,000 on top-rated NBA picks this season.  StorylinesRaptors: Kawhi Leonard looked like he was leading the Raptors toward their first NBA title in the fourth quarter of Game 5. However, Toronto ended up going cold in the final three minutes despite holding a six-point lead. Leonard will need to have another heroic performance as the Raptors are going to need his scoring ability if they want to close out the series at Oracle Arena. Look for Leonard to be more aggressive than he’s ever been in Game 6.Warriors: Meanwhile, the Warriors are entering Game 6 much like they’ve entered nine of the last 10 games in the playoffs: without Durant. After losing Durant to a heartbreaking injury, the team is going to have to rely on Curry and Klay Thompson like they have throughout much of the postseason. Both Curry and Thompson are going to have to be at their best if they want to force a Game 7. As a team, Golden State knocked down 20 shots from beyond the arc in Game 5 and still only came away with a one-point victory.Prediction, pickThe Warriors are going to need another gutsy performance in Game 6 to keep their season alive. Despite dropping both games at home earlier in the series, Golden State gets the job done at home.


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