The Raptors had been pursuing Leonard since he led them to the title. So where does Kawhi's decision to sign with the Clippers leave the Raptors now?
Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship in Oakland on Thursday night, defeating the Golden State Warriors in Game Six of the NBA Finals.
Golden State Warriors lost the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors on Thursday. With Kevin Durant sidelined, Klay Thompson suffered a knee injury in the third quarter that was later revealed to be a torn ACL and will rule him out for most of the 2019/20 campaign.
Toronto Raptors won their first NBA title on Thursday night, winning Game Six in Oracle Arena to defeat the Golden State Warriors 4-2 in a dramatic, often extraordinary, series.
Kevin Durant practised with the Golden State Warriors for the first time since his injury at the weekend. Durant’s availability, or lack of, has been the story of the 2019 NBA Finals as the Toronto Raptors have taken a commanding 3-1 lead against the Warriors.
Stephen Curry scored 47 points with eight rebounds and seven assists in Game Three. It was not enough, as the Warriors lost 123-109.
Well, here we are again. Another season in the books. Thirty(-ish) teams came into this season with high hopes and dreams of getting their hands on the coveted Naismith trophy at the end of it all. Out of those thirty teams we're now down to two. The Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors.
Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers meet in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, starting in Canada on Saturday evening. The Raptors overcame the Orlando Magic in five games to progress, while Philadelphia won four straight to beat the Nets after a disappointing Game One display.
Toronto Raptors have had their fair share of playoffs struggles, but they are the dark horse in the Eastern Conference this NBA postseason.
The NBA Playoffs begin this Saturday. Late season drama was limited, with the Detroit Pistons holding onto the eight seed in the East. We have known the Western Conference playoffs for a while, but the seedings altered in the final days of the regular season, changing the first-round matchups.