The Golden State Warriors will kick off their preparation for the 2016-17 NBA season in a preseason game match against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.
The Warriors, who lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals, will parade what is regarded as the strongest lineup on paper in the upcoming season. The Warriors were already a force to be reckoned with last season with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green leading the way for them.
Kevin Durant Makes Golden State Warriors Debut
But this season, the Warriors added another player who could be a matchup nightmare for any team, signing former Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant. All eyes will be on Durant when he makes his debut for the Bay Area squad on Saturday night.
According to Golden State Of Mind, fans will get a glimpse on how Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is planning to utilize their four superstars. Will Durant and Curry play together most of the time? Or will Kerr use a rotation that will ensure that one of the two MVPs are on the floor every second?
Will The Toronto Raptors Become A Serious Threat To The Golden State Warriors?
Meanwhile, the Raptors will also get a good glimpse at their strength in the upcoming season. Playing against the heavy title favorites, Raptors fans will also if their team has what it takes to go all the way.
The Raptors went two wins away from making the 2016 NBA Finals, but LeBron James and the Cavaliers were too much for the them in the Eastern Conference Finals. The lost Bismack Biyombo in free agency, but they will be led a more matured core of Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Jonas Valanciunas and DeMarre Carroll.
Where to Watch Golden State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors Preseason Game
The Warriors-Raptors preseason game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Fans can catch the action on NBA TV and through live stream on this link.
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