OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Kawhi Leonard dropped in 30 points and the Toronto Raptors hit 17 3-pointers to beat the Golden State Warriors, 123-109 and take a two-games-to-one lead in the NBA Finals. Kyle Lowry hit five treys while scoring 23 points, and Danny Green scored all 18 of his points from beyond the arc to help the Raptors withstand Stephen Curry’s playoff career-high 47 points. Curry was 6-for-14 from 3-point range and 13 of 14 from the line in breaking his previous playoff career high of 44 set against San Antonio in the 2013 Western Conference semifinals.
BOSTON – The Boston Bruins could be without captain Zdeno Chara when they host the St. Louis Blues tonight in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Chara did not go to the arena Wednesday, 36 hours after taking a puck to the jaw in the second period of Boston’s Game 4 loss. He sat out the third period of the fourth game while the Blues scored twice to earn a 4-2 victory that evens the series at two games apiece.
CLEVELAND (AP) – The Cleveland Indians say starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a blood condition after feeling lethargic for several weeks. The Indians placed him on the 10-day injured list so the right-hander can “explore the optimal treatment and recovery options.” The club said further details will be released at Carrasco and his family’s discretion.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has announced that the 3-point arc will be moved to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches for the upcoming Division I season, matching the international distance. The change will not go into effect in Division II and III until 2020-21 due to the potential financial impact on schools. The 3-point line was last moved in 2008-09, extending a foot to 20 feet, 9 inches.
PARIS (AP) – The French Open was scheduled to resume this morning after yesterday’s rain caused the entire schedule to be postponed. No. 1 Novak Djokovic has a match with No. 5 Alexander Zverev and fourth seed Dominic Thiem is slated to take on No. 10 Karen Khachanov. Defending women’s champion Simona Halep hopes to take the court against 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova, and No. 8 Ash Barty of Australia is supposed to meet No. 14 Madison Keys.