Curry leads unbeaten Warriors to 12th straight victory

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Stephen Curry scored seven of his game-high 37 points in the final 88 seconds to help a sloppy Golden State Warriors overcome 20 turnovers and remain unbeaten with a 115-110 win over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday.

"We can play better than this," Curry told reporters after the league's sole remaining undefeated team improved to 12-0 on the season and tied a franchise record for consecutive regular-season wins with 16 dating back to the last campaign.

"We hold ourselves to a high standard. Everybody likes to learn lessons and win," he added of a hard-fought victory that was also Golden State's 25th straight at home during the regular season.

The Warriors, who trailed 98-96 with 5:54 to play, had moved 106-103 ahead before Curry buried a 15-footer to create a five-point cushion with 1:28 to go.

Golden State did the rest of its scoring at the foul line, with Curry making five of six and power forward Draymond Green two in a row to keep Toronto at arm's length down the stretch.

"We've gotten away from playing four solid quarters of basketball," Warriors interim coach Luke Walton said.

"We played a great first half tonight. But in the third quarter, I just felt like we let them get into a rhythm and build some confidence."

The loss was the Raptors' second straight to open a five-game road trip.

Stephen Curry hangs out off the court with his daughter, Riley:

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Curry leads unbeaten Warriors to 12th straight victory
OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors and Riley Curry walk to the press conference before a game against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Finals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 27, 2015 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Ayesha Curry, Riley Curry and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 16, 2015 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19: Stephen Curry, daughter Riley Curry (L) and wife Ayesha Curry (R) celebrate as confetti falls during the Golden State Warriors Victory Parade in Oakland, California. Thousands are expected to attend in celebration of the Warriors' first NBA title in 40 years. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry kisses his daughter Riley during a rally for winning the NBA basketball championship in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
WESTWOOD, CA - JULY 16: NBA player Stephen Curry and daughter Riley Curry arrive at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on July 16, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
WESTWOOD, CA - JULY 16: NBA player Stephen Curry (R) and Riley Curry at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on July 16, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/KCSports2015/Getty Images For KCSports2015)
WESTWOOD, CA - JULY 16: Riley Curry speaks onstage at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on July 16, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/KCSports2015/Getty Images For KCSports2015)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates with his daughter Riley after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is joined by his daughter Riley at a news conference after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry speaks with his daughter Riley at a news conference after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry speaks with his daughter Riley at his side during a news conference after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry holds his daughter Riley after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, right, visits with his daughter, Riley, following their win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in San Antonio. Golden State won 100-91.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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"Our guys played well enough to win," Toronto coach Dwane Casey said. "We have something good going. We play like that in any game, we're going to give ourselves a chance to win."

In a game stalled to a snail's pace by 54 foul calls and 66 free throws, Casey thought one call and one non-call down the stretch doomed his team.

The non-call occurred on a driving basket by Toronto shooting guard DeMar DeRozan with 38.7 seconds remaining. The hoop brought the Raptors within 109-108 but Casey was hoping for an extra free throw opportunity that might have tied the score.

"There's a lot of contact in there," the coach said. "I've got to look at it again."

Then, after blocking a Curry layup attempt on Golden State's next possession, Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was called for an offensive foul when he got entangled with power forward Draymond Green while setting a screen with 15.4 seconds left.

"I don't know if it was a screen or it was two guys getting tangled up," Casey said. "Again, I've got to look at it to see."

Four subsequent free throws by the Warriors iced the win.

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