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The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT, Chris Young
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates after teammate Jason Thompson scores a three point shot against the Toronto Raptors during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015.

TORONTO — Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers and scored 44 points, leading the unbeaten Golden State Warriors to a 112-109 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday.

Curry was 14 for 24 from the field and 9 for 15 from beyond the arc as Golden State pushed its NBA-record start to 21-0. Klay Thompson scored 26 points, and Draymond Green had 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists.

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the win moved Golden State past the St. Louis Maroons of the Union Association, a predecessor to Major League Baseball, for the best start to a season by a professional sports team.