SAN FRANCISCO — Jonathan Kuminga has shown glimpses of his two-way potential this season.

But a glaring hole in his game has been his unsteady outside shot.

That wasn’t a problem Friday night in the Warriors’ 129-117 win over the Toronto Raptors.

After a slow start, the flood gates opened for Kuminga in a 2:49 span at the end of the third. Kuminga went 4-for-4 from deep to close out the quarter. He drained his last one with about a second left to put the Warriors up 98-94.

Kuminga’s scoring flurry at the end of the third seemed to be a momentum shifter for the Warriors, who didn’t trail at any point of the fourth. Stephen Curry helped put the game away, scoring nine of his game-high 35 points in the fourth.

Curry gave fans plenty to cheer about in the final 12 minutes. He drilled a 3 from the top of the key to give the Warriors’ a nine-point advantage with 3:29 remaining. Curry skipped to the other side before egging the fans sitting near the baseline as the Raptors called a timeout. Later, Curry, who had a double-double tallying 11 assists, too, would shimmy while facing the direction of the visitor’s bench.

The Raptors would never get within seven the rest of the way.

Klay Thompson had 29 points, Donte DiVincenzo ended the night with his second double-double of the season, tallying 12 points and a career-high 11 assists.

Kuminga played the final 2:30 of the game after Kevon Looney fouled out. He finished with 15 points — 14 of which were scored in the second half — going 5-for-7 from the field and 4-for-6 from downtown.

While Kuminga has made plenty of highlight reel dunks over his first two seasons in the league, his 3-point shooting remains a work in progress. His 3-point shooting clip dipped from 33.6% as a rookie to 28.8% this season. Kuminga has said that’s an area of his game he hopes to continue to improve as he continues to develop into a potential foundational piece for the franchise’s future.


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