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Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto Raptors to Game 4 win over Golden State Warriors

The Toronto Raptors moved within one game of capturing their first NBA championship after defeating the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals....

Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto Raptors to Game 4 win over Golden State Warriors

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NBA finals Game 4: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Raptors look to take commanding 3-1 series lead in OaklandTweet Hunter at @HunterFelt or email him 3.09am BST Raptors 42-46 Warriors, end of the first halfAnd that will do it for the first half. What ...
04:24 2019-06-08

Toronto Raptors take Game 1 of NBA finals, defeat Golden State Warriors 118-109 The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, despite a late-game push from the defending champs....
17:00 2019-05-31

Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors: NBA finals Game 5 – live! Toronto lead best-of-seven series 3-1 heading into fifth gameEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltKevin Durant says he plans to play in crucial Game 5 1.11am BST It’s safe to say Raptor...
02:24 2019-06-11

NBA finals Game 2: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Stephen Curry and Co look to level series in CanadaEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFelt 1.58am BST Warriors 28-37 Raptors, 8:06, 2nd quarterCurry is now 0-5 after missing two three-poi...
03:12 2019-06-03

NBA finals Game 3: Toronto Raptors 123-109 Golden State Warriors – live! Raptors win Game 3 to take 2-1 series lead in OaklandThe NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal?Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 4.42am BST The Raptors led almost the en...
05:48 2019-06-06

Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6. The post Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114...
06:24 2019-06-14

NBA finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Our writers give their predictions for this year’s seriesEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltBest-of-seven series starts in Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena 1.15am BST Welcome to Game 1 of t...
02:24 2019-05-31

Golden State Warriors win Game 2, even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors grabbed home-court advantage in the NBA Finals after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 2.        ...
18:24 2019-06-03

Toronto Raptors take series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors With a 123-109 win at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., the team dominated throughout the game. At one point, the Raptors had a 17-point lead over the Warriors....
11:12 2019-06-06

Golden State Warriors won’t have Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney for Game 3 against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors will be short-handed for Game 3 with a number of injured players for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday....
13:48 2019-06-05

NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors look to regain series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors The game at Oracle Arena, scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, comes three days after the Raptors lost 109-104 at Scotiabank Arena, giving up a five-point lead at the half....
13:48 2019-06-05

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in franchise history....
18:48 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors became the first Canadian team to win an NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebra...
14:12 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win NBA finals – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltKawhi Leonard and Co become first non-US NBA champions 5.09am BST Pascal Siakam is up next. The 2019 Most Improved Player shoe-in seemed to have the...
06:24 2019-06-14

Golden State Warriors congratulate Toronto Raptors with full-page ad The Golden State Warriors congratulated the Toronto Raptors on their NBA championship victory with a full-page ad in Monday's edition of a Toronto newspaper....
03:48 2019-06-18

NBA Finals odds: Golden State Warriors heavy favorites over Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors opened as favorites in the NBA Finals for a fifth straight year despite the murky status of superstar forward Kevin Durant....
00:12 2019-05-27

‘We don’t really know these guys’: Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors speak at NBA Finals media day The Raptors took the two regular-season games between the teams but fast forward to Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and you have two very different lineups facing off....
01:12 2019-05-30

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy British influence....
01:00 2019-06-15

Pascal Siakam, Kawhi Leonard lead Raptors over Warriors in Game 1 Pascal Siakam and Kawhi Leonard guided the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto....
08:36 2019-05-31

Bye, Kawhi: Fans react to reports Leonard is leaving Toronto Raptors The news comes after a month-long bout of post-championship speculation on where the two-time Finals MVP would end up choosing as his next destination....
19:24 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard urged to stay with Toronto Raptors during team's championship parade Toronto Raptors fans are doing everything they can to convince Kawhi Leonard not to leave the organization when he hits the free-agent market come the end of the month....
21:36 2019-06-17

Nike may not have a lot to gain taking on Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard over 'Klaw' logo The "Klaw" logo in question is an outline of the basketball star's hand that includes his initials and the number 2, which is his jersey number....
22:24 2019-06-04

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard dunks on Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard shrugged off contact from Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo for a poster dunk in the second half Tuesday night....
10:24 2019-05-22

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard improving; Kyle Lowry's thumb 'not great' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse revealed that Kawhi Leonard's undisclosed leg injury is improving, but Kyle Lowry's thumb injury is becoming problematic....
00:36 2019-05-24

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard apparently 'funny as s--t,' likened to Vince Vaughn Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is the NBA’s silent assassin. He says very few words and lets his talking be done on the basketball court instead of in front of the microphone....
16:12 2019-06-10

Kawhi Leonard shines as Raptors take commanding 3-1 lead on Warriors in NBA Finals With Kawhi Leonard leading the way, the Toronto Raptors took a commanding 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.       ...
06:24 2019-06-08

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await Kyle Lowry couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Kawhi Leonard accepted a hug from Drake. But the Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming series with the back-to-back champion Golden Stat...
10:00 2019-05-26

Kawhi Leonard strikes perfect balance for Raptors, pulling closer to Warriors rematch The Raptors’ path to the NBA’s grandest stage opened wide Thursday as Kawhi Leonard led Toronto to a 105-99 road win over Milwaukee. The two-time defensive player of the year turned in another masterf...
10:48 2019-05-24

KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Enjoys Baseball Game, Proving He'll Stay In Toronto Kawhi Leonard is the prize of this summer’s NBA free agency bonanza, and the reigning Finals MVP will be courted by a bevy of teams starting July 1, all of whom will do all they can to prostrate them...
21:00 2019-06-21

Kawhi Leonard admires Mike Trout's greatness during Angels-Blue Jays game in Toronto NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is caught being a fan as he takes a cell phone video of Angels star Mike Trout in game against Blue Jays.       ...
07:00 2019-06-21

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best.        ...
14:24 2019-05-22

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a difference?...
00:36 2019-05-31

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals against the Warriors. Pascal Siakam scored 32 point...
21:48 2019-06-02

Watch: Raptors' Pascal Siakam dominates Golden State Warriors in third quarter Toronto forward Pascal Siakam ignited the Raptors with an impressive performance during the third quarter in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night....
08:36 2019-05-31

Tick-tock: Toronto's Kawhi Leonard taking his game minute by minute After a disappointing 2017-18, Kawhi Leonard has used rest, limited playing time to bring Raptors to next level in NBA playoffs.        ...
14:48 2019-05-21

The Golden State Warriors Will Be Pretty Crabbed For Game 3 A seminal description of Steph Curry’s 2012 ankle surgery inspired “crab meat” as in-house shorthand for serious sports injuries. But right now, with the NBA Finals tied 1-1, Curry might be the only G...
05:48 2019-06-05

Kevin Durant could return to Golden State Warriors for Game 3, report says Two-time NBA finals MVP has been injured since 8 MayDurant is averaging 34.2 points per game this postseasonKevin Durant could return from a calf injury as soon as Game 3 of the NBA finals, Yahoo Spor...
04:12 2019-06-01

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant listed as questionable for Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant returned to practice and was listed as questionable for Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
05:24 2019-06-10

Drake, Golden State Warriors trash talking escalates after Game 2 The trash talking between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake escalated Sunday night as Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson were both chirping at the rapper....
15:24 2019-06-03

Pascal Siakam's big night leads Raptors past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals Pascal Siakam scored 32 points to lead the Raptors to a 118-109 win, the Warriors' first Game 1 loss during their streak of five straight NBA Finals.        ...
18:24 2019-05-31

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant aggravates injury, exits Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant exited Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors after aggravating his previous injury in the second quarter....
06:12 2019-06-11

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry sinks difficult scoop layup in Game 4 Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry converted a tough layup in the first quarter of Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night....
15:00 2019-05-21

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr nails half-court shot ahead of Game 5 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr showed off his shooting ability with a half-court shot before Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
06:12 2019-06-11

Golden State Warriors fan who was ejected from Game 3 for shoving Kyle Lowry is team's part owner: report Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry went flying into fans sitting courtside sitting at the Oracle Arena during Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night and received a shove from one person....
09:00 2019-06-07

Possible Kawhi Leonard sighting has Toronto freaking out over #KawhiWatch As the basketball world waits for Kawhi Leonard to announce his next team, all eyes now turn to a certain plane. CP24, a Canadian TV news channel not available in the United States, showed live covera...
00:00 2019-07-04

Raptors coach on Kawhi Leonard's Game 7 buzzer-beater: 'That’s an old play I stole off a Hubie Brown DVD' Raptors coach Nick Nurse said the play that produced the Game 7 buzzer-beater against the 76ers was something he "stole off a Hubie Brown DVD."       ...
02:01 2019-06-19

ANALYSIS: Kawhi, Masai, and the lasting impact of Leonard’s short time in Toronto Experience in Toronto has taught us that top players do not choose to come here in their prime. It seems Kawhi Leonard almost did, writes Eric Sorensen....
03:48 2019-07-07

Toronto strip club pulls free lap dance offer to Kawhi Leonard Kawhi Leonard’s decision to join the Clippers in free agency has had at least one repercussion. Zanzibar, a gentleman’s club in Toronto, which had promised free lapdances for life for the ...
18:12 2019-07-08

Kawhi Leonard opts out, though Raptors are still alive This Kawhi Leonard move was expected. His next might not be. The NBA Finals MVP will become an unrestricted free agent after opting out of his 2019-20 player option worth $21.3 million, according to Y...
09:48 2019-06-24

Drake might be Raptors’ last Kawhi Leonard hope The Raptors will get the last meeting with Kawhi Leonard before he decides his next destination and if they can’t sway him, perhaps one of their biggest fans will. The NBA champions “haven’t backed of...
06:00 2019-07-03

Realtor offers Kawhi Leonard a free multimillion-dollar condo to stay in Toronto One real-estate agency is willing to dish out a penthouse condo if superstar Kawhi Leonard chooses to re-sign with the Raptors.        ...
00:36 2019-05-24

NBA Finals: It’s Kawhi Leonard vs. the Warriors’ dynasty TORONTO — It’s “The Canadian Klaw” versus “The Dynasty.” Canada is all about basketball this week as it hosts its first NBA Finals game Thursday at Scotiabank Arena. Kawhi Leonard’s underdog Raptors b...
10:36 2019-05-30

Kawhi Leonard: the man standing between the Warriors and yet another NBA title Golden State are predicted to won a fourth NBA title in five seasons. But the Toronto Raptors have a player capable of making a difference everywhere on courtThe Toronto Raptors didn’t quite come from...
13:12 2019-05-29

Kawhi Leonard Took Over And The Warriors Couldn't Do A Thing About It The Warriors as currently constituted are “merely” a great NBA team. In just about any other context, it’s peak roster construction. A couple of all-world shooters, a couple of bangers down low with s...
16:48 2019-06-08

With Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors Find Success That Endures The Raptors have been abandoned by their biggest stars, and they traded the one who wanted to stay. But Leonard has kept a successful run going longer than anyone before....
20:36 2019-05-26

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard getting vengeance against Warriors in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard says he isn't out for revenge for 2017, but the Warriors must feel like the Raptors star has a score to settle this NBA Finals.       ...
11:36 2019-06-08

Drake, Beyonce & the Kawhi 'claw': How the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship Drake's trolling, a viral video featuring Beyonce and a shoving match that got a team's part-owner banned - Toronto Raptors' NBA Finals triumph was full of sub-plots....
18:36 2019-06-14

Kawhi Leonard, Whenever You Get A Minute, This Extremely Drunk Raptors Fan Has A Plant For You Kawhi Leonard had one of the great NBA postseasons, dismantling the Process, outplaying the MVP, and being the single best player in a Finals that brought down a dynasty. He was near-unanimous Finals ...
18:48 2019-06-14

How Kawhi Leonard told Raptors’ Nick Nurse the bad news Nick Nurse was hanging out with a few Raptors coaches Friday night when Kawhi Leonard’s name popped up on his phone. The text Nurse knew might come had arrived: “I’m going home,̶...
23:24 2019-07-07

Kawhi Leonard’s sister deletes video saying he’s leaving Raptors The happiest moment in a Raptors fan’s sports life came with a dose of dread. In the aftermath of Saturday’s 100-94 Game 6 win over the Bucks, Toronto reaching the NBA Finals for the first...
21:24 2019-05-26

Kawhi Leonard Helps the Raptors Control of Their Series With the Bucks Leonard scored 35 points and showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto’s wins in the previous two games. He hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series....
08:12 2019-05-24

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge?       ...
00:24 2019-06-15

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead MILWAUKEE — Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Raptors beat the Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no obvious signs of the leg soren...
08:36 2019-05-24

Kawhi Leonard leaves Raptors to answer his biggest question “Enjoy this moment, and have fun with it.” That was Kawhi Leonard’s advice to Raptors fans at the team’s first championship parade in mid-June. It ended up doubling as his fare...
23:24 2019-07-06

Raptors fans pay tribute to Kawhi Leonard from atop Mount Kilimanjaro Raptors fans rejoiced around the world when the team won its first championship title. To pay homage to free agent Kawhi Leonard, two Canadians delivered one grand gesture from the top of Mount Kilima...
04:12 2019-07-06

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% healthy.        ...
10:12 2019-05-24

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large at Raptors’ championship parade Kawhi Leonard took in the Raptors’ championship parade Monday, cigar in mouth, while hoisting his Finals MVP trophy before the Toronto faithful. Of course it didn’t take long for the topic of his futu...
02:24 2019-06-18

Clippers' Doc Rivers compares Raptors' Kawhi Leonard to Michael Jordan Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has noticed the superb postseason play of Toronto Raptors superstar Kawhi Leonard and compared him to Chicago Bulls icon Michael Jordan....
21:48 2019-05-29

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard cost McDonald's millions in free giveaways Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard's success from the three-point line cost McDonald's nearly $6 million worth of french fries in promotional giveaways....
20:00 2019-06-07

Kawhi Leonard picks Clippers and partnership with Paul George, stunning Raptors and Lakers Leonard, the crown jewel of the NBA’s 2019 free agency class, will reportedly be joined by all-star forward Paul George, who will reportedly arrive to the Clippers via a blockbuster trade with the Okl...
09:36 2019-07-06

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe offers bribe to Kawhi Leonard to stay with Raptors James Hinchcliffe, one of IndyCar's most popular driver and a Toronto native, says his bribe offer to Kawhi Leonard is completely serious.        ...
03:48 2019-06-07

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming a third consecutive NBA championship....
01:36 2019-06-18

Toronto Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Raptors made a smashing NBA Finals debut, beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
13:48 2019-05-31

The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors When Golden State go on a roll, opponents tend to panic. But Kawhi Leonard and Co kept their cool in a fevered Oracle Arena on Wednesday nightToronto outplayed Golden State on Wednesday night to take ...
23:12 2019-06-06

Raptors send Toronto into raptures as they beat Warriors to take first NBA title Raptors win 114-110 over Warriors in dramatic Game 6Thompson (30 points) sidelined by injury in third quarterLowry and Siakam lead way for Toronto with 26 apieceKawhi Leonard named NBA finals Most Val...
09:00 2019-06-14

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years....
20:36 2019-05-21

'It means the world': Toronto Raptors win first NBA title after beating Warriors – video The NBA’s lone Canadian team won the first NBA championship in their 24-year history, beating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the finals on Thursday. It was another thriller and victory...
11:24 2019-06-14

The End of the Golden State Warriors' Era of Invincibility The Warriors got worse. The NBA got better. The Raptors won the championship because the rest of the league finally caught one of the greatest teams ever....
18:00 2019-06-14

How did the Golden State Warriors become the team no one likes? The Warriors still want to be the newcomers, the radicals shaking up the sport. But they’re the establishment nowAfter Detroit’s Chauncey Billups-inspired demolition of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2...
12:24 2019-06-15

Raptors' NBA title hopes in Kawhi Leonard's very large hands The NBA Finals MVP Award looks destined for hands that measure 11.25 inches from pinky to thumb and belong to a man nicknamed “The Klaw.’’       ...
02:48 2019-06-10

There's No Good Reason To Believe What The Golden State Warriors' Doctors Say Before he took to the court last Monday night, every piece of publicly available information suggested that Kevin Durant wasn’t ready to start a professional basketball game, let alone play in the NBA...
01:48 2019-06-19

Success Spoiled Golden State Warriors Fans A year ago, Steph Curry told SLAM how grateful he was that Oakland had embraced him “as one of their own.” He’s done his part, there: tons of local charity work, putting Oakland on a shoe and then giv...
00:36 2019-06-11

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry favored to win NBA Finals MVP Golden State star point guard Stephen Curry is the favorite to capture the NBA Finals MVP Award as the Warriors prepare for Game 1 against the Toronto Raptors....
21:48 2019-05-29

Golden State Warriors GM says he won't trade guard D'Angelo Russell Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said he doesn't plan on trading new Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell after signing him earlier this off-season....
05:12 2019-07-16

Golden State Warriors point guard Curry unhurt in car accident "Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry apparently was not injured when the Porsche he was driving was hit twice in a multi-car crash on Friday morning."...
15:36 2019-05-21

Here's how to get free Taco Bell today thanks to the Golden State Warriors Steph Curry's squad won Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors while on the road up in the North, activating a Taco Bell promotion.       ...
15:24 2019-06-18

Stephen Curry: Golden State Warriors playing for Kevin Durant Star point guard Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are using Kevin Durant's Achilles injury as motivation for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
20:24 2019-06-13

Raptors vs. Bucks: Toronto will finish off Milwaukee in Game 6 After three straight wins and covers for Toronto, it seems as if the Eastern Conference finals are well in hand. The Raptors head back to The Great White North one win away from a berth in the NBA Fin...
23:48 2019-05-25

Toronto Raptors’ Game 6 broke Canadian TV records Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA record average audience of 7.7 million viewers watched the Raptors win the NBA title in Game 6 of the Finals on Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors....
07:48 2019-06-15

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets, leaving Golden State Warriors Durant won titles with Golden State in 2017 and ’18 then was injured for much of this postseason as the team lost the NBA Finals in six games to the Toronto Raptors....
08:12 2019-07-01

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Golden State Warriors superstar forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery Wednesday in New York City after rupturing his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
05:48 2019-06-13

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant returns, knocks down first two shots Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant returned and knocked down his first two shots from deep in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
06:12 2019-06-11

A look inside what makes Steph Curry a special leader for Golden State Warriors A look inside the leadership component Stephen Curry brings that helps make the Golden State Warriors special.        ...
05:01 2019-06-05

Pascal Siakam after leading the Toronto Raptors to Game 1 win in the NBA Finals: 'I'm just doing it for my dad' While growing up in Douala, Cameroon, Pascal Siakam barely watched the NBA. But he took up basketball, he wrote back in 2016 for The Players' Tribune, because his father dreamed for one of his sons to...
16:36 2019-05-31

Watch: Draymond Green boldly predicts Golden State Warriors win series in six games Golden State forward Draymond Green predicts the Warriors will defeat the Toronto Raptors in six games following their loss in Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
17:12 2019-06-06

Toronto Raptors’ Marc Gasol should have gone to foul line late in Game 5, NBA says The NBA says Marc Gasol should have been given two free throws with 49 seconds left of Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, a game that the Raptors lost to Golden State by one point....
07:12 2019-06-12

Nick Nurse’s in-game adjustments help lead Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship The following are just some of the adjustments made by Nurse that helped the Raptors capture their franchise-first NBA Championship in his first year at the helm....
14:36 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors take East finals lead with Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks The Toronto Raptors earned a 105-99 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, moving within one game of the NBA Finals....
10:12 2019-05-24

Raptors fans overload Toronto’s Jurassic Park for Game 6, spill onto street Jurassic Park couldn't contain the long lineup of fans that snaked around Scotiabank Arena and past neighbouring Union Station in downtown Toronto, so police had to shut down nearby streets to make up...
04:00 2019-05-26

Warriors take Game 5 with 106-105 win against Raptors Stephen Curry has 23 points, Klay Thompson scored 12 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 62-56 at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
13:24 2019-06-11

Raptors come up short as Warriors take Game 2, even the series Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on their way to a 109-104 victo...
10:36 2019-06-03

Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5, 106-105, to extend NBA Finals Golden State, which had fallen in a 3-1 hole in the best-of-seven series, won on the road Monday to force a return to Oakland, Calif., for Thursday’s Game 6. Toronto remains one win away from the firs...
05:48 2019-06-11

Warriors' Klay Thompson out for Game 3 against Raptors Already shorthanded, Game 3 just got even more difficult for the Warriors. Starting guard Klay Thompson will sit out to nurse a strained hamstring.        ...
03:24 2019-06-06

Raptors vs. Warriors Game 4: Live Score and Updates Golden State is in trouble, but Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney are back. The Raptors have been on fire, but can that last? Stay here for live updates....
04:48 2019-06-08

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada’s first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlastin...
06:24 2019-06-14

Strength in numbers: The Raptors beat the Warriors at their own game The Warriors' blueprint was to make things tough on Kawhi Leonard. It worked. But Golden State wasn't prepared for Pascal Siakam and Toronto's band of non-stars....
19:00 2019-05-31

Klay Thompson won’t play in Warriors-Raptors Game 3 The Warriors will be without Klay Thompson for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Thompson was a game-time decision after he suffered a left hamstring injury during the third quarter of the Warriors’ 109...
03:36 2019-06-06

Raptors roll past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals TORONTO — No Kevin Durant. Problem. The Warriors’ air of invincibility got crushed in Canada in the first-ever NBA Finals game north of the border, as the Raptors gritted their way behind Pascal Siaka...
07:24 2019-05-31

Warriors, minus Kevin Durant, rally for Game 5 win over Raptors With their backs against the wall, the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 106-105 win against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
08:12 2019-06-11

Raptors fan sets off 3 a.m. fireworks outside Warriors hotel prior to Game 1 A basketball fan set off fireworks outside of a Toronto hotel apparently in an effort to keep the opposing team from getting a good night’s sleep before the NBA Finals....
13:48 2019-05-31

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3Draymond Green knew the Golden State Warriors c...
07:36 2019-06-03

Raptors handle Warriors in Game 4 to move within victory of first NBA title Kawhi (36 points, 12 rebounds) leads Raptors in Game 4 winToronto take 3-1 series lead as series returns to CanadaToronto Raptors 105-92 Golden State Warriors – as it happenedThe The Toronto Raptors a...
07:12 2019-06-08

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

Golden State's error-strewn opener is bearable, but Game 2 now means everything The rusty Warriors won’t panic after the Raptors’ emotional opening salvo in Game 1. That Toronto showed it could win without Kawhi Leonard carrying the team, however, could prove ominousGame 1 of the...
04:12 2019-06-01

Draymond Green predicts 'fun times ahead' for Golden State Warriors in NBA Finals Not much can dent the confidence of Draymond Green, who says there are "fun times ahead" for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.        ...
09:12 2019-06-06

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.       ...
06:24 2019-06-08

NBA Finals 2019: Three keys to watch for in Game 2 as Warriors try to regroup against Raptors Golden State needs to improve its transition defense and get scoring from its bench if it is going to bounce back against Toronto in Game 2.        ...
01:00 2019-06-01

Raptors Fight Off Every Warriors Push To Grab A Comfortable Game 1 Victory In retrospect, we had a pretty solid indication that things were turning Toronto’s way in the build up to their Game 1 victory over the Warriors:...
11:12 2019-05-31

NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive As it happened: Golden State Warriors 106-105 Toronto RaptorsRaptors blow late lead as Warriors secure vital winToronto lead best-of-seven series 3-2 as teams head to OaklandKevin Durant sustains achi...
10:00 2019-06-11

Klay Thompson exits Warriors' Game 2 win vs. Raptors with leg injury Klay Thompson suffered a leg injury that the Warriors called "left hamstring tightness" and Steve Kerr called a pull that knocked him out of Game 2.        ...
18:24 2019-06-03

NBA finals: Pascal Siakam soars as Raptors beat Warriors in Game 1 Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto RaptorsRaptors win first game of series in NBA finals debutAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportThe Toronto Raptors struck the first blow of the 2...
05:48 2019-05-31

NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 2 against Raptors The Golden State forward will miss his seventh consecutive playoff game with an injured calf as the Warriors look to rebound against the Raptors.        ...
22:00 2019-05-31

Warriors’ Thompson expected to return for Game 4 as Raptors look to widen series lead Klay Thompson sat out from Game 3 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday due to a hamstring injury. Game 4 is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on Friday....
14:48 2019-06-07

NBA finals: Curry's 47 points in vain as Raptors beat limping Warriors in Game 3 As it happened: Toronto Raptors 123-109 Golden State WarriorsRaptors grab victory in Oakland for 2-1 series leadStephen Curry brilliant in defeat, scoring 47 pointsIt had been 20 long days since the G...
06:48 2019-06-06

Man who pushed Raptors' Kyle Lowry in Game 3 is part owner of Warriors The fan who pushed Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals has been identified as Mark Stevens, part owner of the Warriors.        ...
21:12 2019-06-06

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland fo...
04:01 2019-06-14

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 3 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere After the shock of the Game 1 loss, Golden State Warriors have squared up their seven-game NBA Finals series against the Toronto Raptors. Now the franchises travel to Oakland for the next two games - ...
00:12 2019-06-06

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1.  ...
13:48 2019-05-31

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch Game 5 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere Whichever way you spin it, the 2019 NBA Finals has turned in to something very special. Either the Toronto Raptors are going to walk away with their first every NBA championship, or the Golden State W...
01:48 2019-06-11

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 to cur Toronto's series lead to 3-2.       ...
07:12 2019-06-11

Raptors Snatch Back Home-Court Advantage With Game 3 Beatdown Of Gutted Warriors There may be no satisfying takeaway from Toronto’s Game 3 123–109 victory over the Warriors in Oakland, beyond the completely obvious reminder that however great Steph Curry is, he cannot beat an NBA ...
17:48 2019-06-06

NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals. The post NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 ...
00:12 2019-06-07

What Does Kawhi Leonard Want? The first domino in a pivotal and unpredictable summer has fallen, with the Lakers trading for Anthony Davis for, basically, what they were offering six months ago. It’s a big deal and it reshapes the...
23:12 2019-06-17

Who is Kawhi Leonard? The Raptors forward has Toronto one win away from its first NBA title, but he remains the league's most mysterious superstar, except to those who know him best....
18:24 2019-06-09

Ex-Wichita State star Fred VanVleet lifts Raptors in Game 5, credits performance to new baby Running on the adrenaline of a newborn, the competition of the NBA playoffs and little sleep, Toronto's Fred VanVleet all of sudden can’t miss.        ...
02:00 2019-05-25

Deadspin What Does Kawhi Leonard Want? Deadspin What Does Kawhi Leonard Want? | The Muse Zendaya Gives Euphoria Viewers a Heads Up on HBO Show’s ‘Graphic,’ ‘Triggering’ Scenes | Splinter Trump’s Bad Polls Leaked and He’s Pissed | The Root ...
20:36 2019-06-17

Kawhi Leonard Did The Laugh Not to dump on the Toronto Raptors’ parade, but it’d be awesome if Kawhi Leonard signed somewhere else this offseason, if only because it would solidify how badass this season’s accomplishment was. Th...
02:48 2019-06-18

Is #KawhiWatch almost over? How 3 teams have been trying to woo Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers are all anxiously awaiting a decision from the basketball star on the 2019-20 season....
22:12 2019-07-05

Kawhi Leonard Is Doing Everything A Player Could Be Asked To Do Kawhi Leonard is no longer the defensive marauder he once was, maybe because he’s been saddled with Jordanesque duties on the other side of the ball. The Raptors’ sludgy tar-pit offense leaves Leonard...
14:48 2019-05-21

Kawhi Leonard Is The NBA's Executive Of The Year Kawhi Leonard dynamited what remained of the premise of the Executive of the Year Award, and in doing so redefined the meaning of such staples as: the Friday night news dump; the value of holding onto...
22:36 2019-07-06

Double team me and somebody is open, says Toronto's Leonard Kawhi Leonard knows the Golden State Warriors will throw another massive share of double teams at him in Game Two of the NBA Finals on Sunday, but the Toronto forward is happy for the attention if it ...
05:12 2019-06-02

Kawhi Leonard also tried to recruit Kyrie Irving Kawhi Leonard tried to recruit Kevin Durant. He managed to recruit point guard Paul George to play alongside him with the Clippers. And he also reached out to another top free agent. According to ESPN...
18:24 2019-07-09

Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone. As Leonard comes off a historic NBA championship with the Raptors and wi...
18:36 2019-07-18

NBA Fines Doc Rivers $50,000 For Saying Kawhi Leonard Is Good The NBA’s ongoing freakout over tampering violations has already led the league to assess large fines to executives for making completely anodyne comments about players on other teams, and even got An...
00:24 2019-06-01

Lawsuit twist in Kawhi Leonard’s war with Nike Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took full charge of his free-agency status in his stunning move to the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month. He’s trying to claim control of his famous &...
16:12 2019-07-19

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a...
20:24 2019-05-24

Kawhi Leonard officially joins LA Clippers The Clippers completed their blockbuster trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, acquiring George for guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, forward Danilo Gallinari and five first-round draft pick...
00:24 2019-07-11

KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Definitely Packing Up For Los Angeles The Finals are all wrapped up. Kawhi Leonard spent a postseason making his case as the best player in the universe, and now his contractual duties in Toronto are complete. The draft is almost over wi...
02:12 2019-06-21

Why Knicks backed out of Kawhi Leonard meeting LAS VEGAS — The Knicks brain trust of Steve Mills, Scott Perry and David Fizdale were enjoying a laugh on the sidelines of a practice court at UNLV Wednesday, watching summer league practice. They wer...
02:12 2019-07-04

Clippers are really obvious about their Kawhi Leonard fantasy The Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes have jumped the shark a full month before even starting. Even as Leonard has led the Raptors to the NBA Finals, other teams still seem to be acting in full belief that he...
21:24 2019-05-30

Steph Curry, Warriors ready for Raptors' 'janky' defense in Game 3 The Golden State guard used the term to define the box-and-one defense the Raptors used on him - to great effect - during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.        ...
05:01 2019-06-05

Kawhi Leonard reacts to Doc Rivers’ tampering fine TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard didn’t sound thrilled Saturday that the Clippers were fined $50,000 by the NBA because coach Doc Rivers lavishly praised his game. NBA commissioner Adam Silver considered it ta...
06:00 2019-06-02

Kawhi Leonard’s call to Kevin Durant nearly changed everything For all the helicopters that tracked Kawhi Leonard’s every move, his free-agency remained a mystery until news broke Saturday morning that he’d be teaming up with Paul George in Clippers l...
20:36 2019-07-06

Snoop Dogg gets in on Lakers’ Kawhi Leonard wooing In case you didn’t already think Kawhi Leonard’s free agency had jumped the shark, we now have an original Snoop Dogg song to add to the prosecution’s evidence. Just after Canadian T...
19:00 2019-07-05

Kawhi Leonard’s NBA Finals tale makes him one of a kind TORONTO — The NBA Finals have been a tale of two free-agent superstar forwards — only one of whom has enhanced his legacy and zoomed into status as NBA’s best player. Though Kevin Durant has yet to pl...
22:24 2019-06-08

Kawhi Leonard caps epic playoff run as NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors to the first championship in team history and became the third player to win Finals MVP with two different teams.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

Kawhi Leonard’s uncle reveals what really happened with Spurs The contentious relationship between Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs has, quite definitively, become the Toronto Raptors’ gain. Leonard, the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, ha...
02:24 2019-05-28

This isn’t the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency choice, either Today will also not be the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency destination. Kawhi confidant Cris Carter let the world know on Thursday that the reigning NBA Finals MVP wouldn’t be ...
06:00 2019-07-06

The Lakers questions Kawhi Leonard had for Magic Johnson Although his signing with the Lakers seems imminent, Kawhi Leonard is doing his due diligence. Leonard met with Magic Johnson to gauge just how much the Lakers wanted him when Johnson was still with t...
22:12 2019-07-02

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of personal logo The Raptors forward, who is claiming he created the original design for the "Klaw" logo featured on his Jordan Brand apparel, signed with New Balance in November 2018....
05:36 2019-06-04

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The su...
04:00 2019-06-04

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of his personal logo In a lawsuit filed Monday, Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard says Nike tried to register copyright on a design he created for his personal brand.        ...
05:24 2019-06-04

KawhiWatch: Holy Shit, Kawhi Leonard Is Going To The Clippers Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is heading to the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting, and he’ll be joined by MVP finalist Paul George. The news ends weeks of speculatio...
11:36 2019-07-06

Look: New Balance places Kawhi Leonard billboard in Oakland Shoe company New Balance placed a billboard of client and Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard in Oakland, Calif., as he faces the hometown Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals....
23:36 2019-05-31

Lakers turn to DeMarcus Cousins after Kawhi Leonard failure The Lakers have their Big Three. DeMarcus Cousins on Saturday agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Lakers, where the oft-injured center will team up with LeBron James and Anthony Davis, ac...
22:12 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard would give Lakers Big Three ‘on steroids’: Jared Dudley You already know the Lakers would be one of the most talented teams ever should they add Kawhi Leonard to a roster already featuring Anthony Davis and LeBron James. So do the rest of the NBA’s f...
00:00 2019-07-04

Lakers feel they ‘got played’ by Kawhi Leonard in free agency The Lakers had designs on putting together an elite trio this summer. They traded for Anthony Davis to put him alongside LeBron James, and in the process created enough cap space to sign Kawhi Leonard...
17:00 2019-07-22

Knicks’ path to Kawhi Leonard could hinge on ‘Uncle Dennis’ OAKLAND, Calif. — One of the Knicks’ hopes for their participation in Kawhi Leonard’s free agency sweepstakes is “Uncle Dennis.’’ Dennis Robertson, who hails from South Orange, N.J., is Leonard’s chie...
08:48 2019-06-15

Kawhi Leonard receives housewarming gift from infamous 'Plant Guy' What’s more important to the NBA Finals MVP than the Larry O’Brien Trophy? How about a house warming present from Toronto Raptors fans hoping he stays with the team next season and beyond?...
04:36 2019-06-19

The best Twitter reactions around the NBA to the Clippers getting Kawhi Leonard, Paul George The NBA had already been through a dramatic night because of an earthquake, but then the league was shook figuratively hours later.       ...
23:36 2019-07-06

Watch: Kawhi Leonard delivers emphatic dunk over Giannis Toronto star forward Kawhi Leonard punctuated the Raptors' Game 6 comeback over the Milwaukee Bucks with an emphatic slam dunk over NBA MVP finalist Giannis Antetokounmpo....
06:48 2019-05-26

Kawhi Leonard-Paul George blockbuster explodes Twitter Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are heading to the Clippers to form their own superteam, according to an ESPN report. As expected, Twitter reacted as only it can to the blockbuster moves that came out e...
17:48 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George officially join LA Clippers Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are now officially with the Los Angeles Clippers, moves that bring both of them back to their native Southern California....
22:48 2019-07-11

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances...
03:24 2019-06-10

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop usi...
07:48 2019-06-04

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George to join NBA’s LA Clippers: reports The basketball world was buzzing Friday evening with news that the Los Angeles Clippers were about to add star players Kawhi Leonard and Paul George....
10:12 2019-07-06

Danny Green says former teammate Kawhi Leonard wanted 'his own route' Los Angeles Lakers guard Danny Green said he wasn't surprised that former San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors teammate Kawhi Leonard chose the rival Clippers in free agency instead of signing with t...
15:36 2019-07-12

LA Clippers set for spectacular haul of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George Sources indicate NBA finals MVP will head to Los AngelesMove comes after Leonard won NBA title with RaptorsRaptors teammate Danny Green will join LA LakersMultiple sources say the Los Angeles Clippers...
17:12 2019-07-06

Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard may suddenly team up with Knicks The Knicks may still get their superstar duo — just not the one many predicted. Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard are suddenly open to the possibility of teaming up together in free agency, accordi...
19:12 2019-06-29

KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Toying With Entire City Of Los Angeles The first “day” of NBA free agency 2019 was a depraved feeding frenzy. Within eight hours nearly everything edible had flown off the table, and even some borderline fare, too. Michael Jordan dug into ...
18:12 2019-07-01

Los Angeles coffee chain bans Kawhi Leonard over signing with Clippers Los Angeles is divided. Kawhi Leonard spurned a chance to create a Big Three with the Lakers to join the Clippers. And one coffee shop has taken its retaliation to the next level. Alfred Coffee, one o...
18:24 2019-07-09

Kawhi Leonard momentum grows in Lakers’ emerging dream scenario While the Lakers got the offseason started with a bang by trading for Anthony Davis, they were much quieter on the hectic first day of free agency Sunday. It may just be setting the stage for a dream ...
17:00 2019-07-01

Kawhi Leonard conspiracy theory only heightens Lakers-Clippers intrigue The notion Kawhi Leonard waited deep into free agency to join the Clippers in order to sabotage the Lakers' plans will add fuel to the L.A. rivalry.       ...
01:24 2019-07-08

NBA free agency: More fireworks as Clippers add Kawhi Leonard, Paul George The Clippers are going for a title now with addition of two-time NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and All-Star Paul George, while the Lakers lose out.       ...
23:36 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to form superteam in Clippers stunner Kawhi Leonard will be part of a superteam in Los Angeles — it just won’t be with the Lakers. The reigning NBA Finals MVP informed his other suitors that he will sign with the Clippers, according to an...
17:48 2019-07-06

NBA free agency: With most big names signed, league waits on Kawhi Leonard The first day of NBA free agency saw 26 of our top 30 free agents agree to deals. While things are moving fast, one big piece remains on the board: Kawhi Leonard....
18:00 2019-07-01

Los Angeles Clippers to sign Kawhi Leonard, trade for Paul George The Los Angeles Clippers stunned the NBA world Saturday morning by agreeing to terms with free agent forward Kawhi Leonard and tentatively completing a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for MVP fin...
07:12 2019-07-07

Clippers trading for Paul George and signing Kawhi Leonard, according to a report Associated Press The Los Angeles Clippers made a huge decision. That meant Kawhi Leonard could finally make his. The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George fr...
17:12 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George officially join Los Angeles Clippers Clippers ink blockbuster swap with Thunder on WednesdaySixers make official signings of Tobias Harris and Al HorfordHunter Felt’s NBA free-agency winners and losersPaul George and Kawhi Leonard are no...
04:12 2019-07-11

Listen: Snoop Dogg tries luring Kawhi Leonard to Lakers with new song Free agent forward Kawhi Leonard has a new celebrity trying to woo the two-time NBA Finals MVP to play for the Los Angeles Lakers: rapper and Lakers fan Snoop Dogg....
15:36 2019-07-05

76ers player says team will ‘walk to the Finals’ now that Kawhi Leonard is on the Clippers James Ennis III will likely need some of his better-known teammates to back up his words in a conference that still has Gianis Antetokounmpo's Bucks....
03:48 2019-07-11

Knicks’ place in Kawhi Leonard’s crystallizing free agency plan The Knicks may have to fly to Kawhi Leonard’s hometown for their meeting with the Raptors superstar. While things are still fluid, a source confirmed a tweet from confidant Cris Carter that Leon...
01:36 2019-06-29

Doc Rivers’ Kawhi Leonard comparison earns Clippers a tampering fine The Clippers’ not-so subtle pursuit of Kawhi Leonard has gotten them into some trouble. The NBA fined them $50,000 dollars for tampering violations incurred by Doc Rivers this week. The coach co...
23:36 2019-05-31

Report: The Clippers Remain The Most Desperate Suitor In The Kawhi Leonard Sweepstakes In keeping with his longstanding policy of having absolutely nothing interesting to say about anything, ever, Kawhi Leonard has offered very little indication of where he might prefer to sign his next...
06:24 2019-05-30

Kawhi Leonard watch has NBA world captivated while waiting for free agency decision The NBA world watches and waits as Kawhi Leonard, the last major free agent still on the market, meets with suitors and sparks endless speculation.       ...
02:12 2019-07-04

Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike, Says They Stole Control Of His Original Logo Design Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike, the apparel company with whom he recently ended an endorsement contract, over control of the “Klaw” logo used to identify his branded merchandise. Kawhi says he provided t...
09:48 2019-06-04

Winners (Clippers) and losers (Lakers) from the Kawhi Leonard-Paul George bombshell The Clippers and Thunder are obvious winners while the Lakers and Raptors are obvious losers. But there's more to the moves than just these four squads....
18:00 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the ...
00:48 2019-06-30

Opinion: Lakers lost out on Kawhi Leonard, but found solace with DeMarcus Cousins The Lakers brought in DeMarcus Cousins, Danny Green and Kyle Kuzma among others during free agency, adding depth and balance to their roster.       ...
02:12 2019-07-07

Kawhi Leonard requests meeting with Lakers' Jeanie Buss, Magic Johnson Toronto Raptors superstar forward Kawhi Leonard has requested a meeting with Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss and former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson....
03:12 2019-06-29

Kawhi Leonard's dominance outshines Giannis Antetokounmpo in East finals This season has been all about Giannis Antetokounmpo's rise to superstardom and likely first MVP. This postseason, however, has been all about Kawhi Leonard.        ...
02:00 2019-05-25

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large as NBA free agency begins Sunday NBA teams will start opening their chequebooks Sunday at 6 p.m. EDT, when the negotiating window for one of the most hotly anticipated free-agent periods begins and with more than 200 players eligible...
03:36 2019-06-30

After Kawhi Leonard miss, Lakers ink DeMarcus Cousins and scramble to fill out rotation Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka seems to have learned from some of last year’s worst mistakes, but his refashioned roster is still heavy on uncertainty....
03:36 2019-07-07

Kawhi Leonard suing Nike over ‘Klaw’ logo amid Clippers’ curiosity Kwahi Leonard is fighting off more than just the Warriors. The Toronto Raptors superstar has filed a federal lawsuit against Nike, claiming it wrongfully copyrighted the famous “Klaw” logo...
02:48 2019-06-04

What if the Pacers hadn't traded Kawhi Leonard in 2011? And had kept Paul George? Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are Clippers now. They were briefly on the Pacers in 2011. How would Pacers history have changed if they had kept both?       ...
23:36 2019-07-06

The Warriors' golden Oracle era comes to an end Kevin Durant's injury and uncertain future might overshadow some of the nostalgic sentiment on Thursday as the Warriors play their final game at Oracle Arena....
19:12 2019-06-13

Kawhi Leonard signing with Los Angeles Clippers; Paul George joining him via monster trade Kawhi Leonard is joining the Los Angeles Clippers, and he won't be coming alone: Paul George will be joining him via a monster trade with the Thunder.       ...
10:24 2019-07-06

The Toronto Freaking Raptors Are Now NBA Champions The Toronto Raptors, of all teams, are your new NBA champions, after pulling out a 114–110 win in Oakland in Thursday night’s Game 6. It wasn’t necessarily a series that will be remembered for its aes...
07:12 2019-06-14

What If The Raptors Had To Choose Between Kawhi And Drake? There are rules to the Deadcast, although we don’t generally pay that much attention to them. For the most part, as you might have noticed, it goes like this: Bullshit/sports, sports, sports/Funbag, F...
23:01 2019-06-05

The Clippers reportedly looked into buying Kawhi Leonard's signature logo from Nike to woo him in free agency John Raoux/AP The Los Angeles Clippers considered buying Kawhi Leonard's personal "Klaw" logo from Nike to woo him in free agency this summer, according to a report from The New York Times. According...
23:36 2019-05-30

NBA free agency rumors: Latest buzz on Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving and more The NBA free agency period opens Sunday at 6 p.m. ET and this year's class is stacked, including Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard.       ...
04:12 2019-06-29

Fake Adrian Wojnarowski Twitter account dupes fans with Kawhi Leonard-to-Lakers report A verified Twitter account briefly bearing Adrian Wojnarowski's name posted that Kawhi Leonard had agreed to a $144-million contract with the Lakers.       ...
17:36 2019-07-02

The Raptors are going to the NBA Finals and Toronto fans are going nuts Ontario's capital city was ecstatic after Saturday night's 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks sent the Raptors to their first NBA Finals appearance....
21:36 2019-05-26

Raptors vs. Bucks: How Toronto improved its chances It’s all knotted up at two wins apiece in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals heading into Thursday’s pivotal Game 5 (TNT, 8:30 p.m.). Toronto is still a clear market underdog to the Milwaukee Bucks. Bu...
22:36 2019-05-23

Four injured in shooting during Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration Canadian officials said Monday's shooting at the Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration should not undermine a mostly peaceful commemoration of a historic win....
08:24 2019-06-18

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you can see your initials in a spider’s web, you have...
11:36 2019-06-17

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of NBA champion....
13:48 2019-06-14

Raptors squander golden opportunity to clinch NBA title The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes late in Game Five on Monday but even with one hand on the Larry O'Brien Trophy it was not enough to wrestle the NBA championship away fro...
15:36 2019-06-11

Warriors' Curry set for Toronto homecoming in NBA Finals When the NBA Finals begins in Toronto on Thursday it will be much more than the latest stop en route to a potential fourth championship for Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry but rather a homec...
04:12 2019-05-30

Kawhi's 3rd-quarter outburst deflates Warriors The Raptors were within striking distance of the Warriors at halftime of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday, and Kawhi Leonard took it from there, scoring 17 of his 36 points in the third quarter as T...
11:48 2019-06-08

Leonard, Raptors rally, move within one win of Finals Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points -- 15 in the fourth quarter -- and added seven rebounds and nine assists as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday to take a 3-2 le...
06:24 2019-05-24

Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada. Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12 reb...
12:36 2019-06-08

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals Leonard has 27 points and 17 rebounds as Raptors overcome 15-point deficit to beat Bucks 100-94 in Game 6, advance to first NBA Finals        ...
06:12 2019-05-26

Raptors show appreciation for Leonard, Green The Toronto Raptors on Saturday extended their appreciation to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green for helping lead them to their first NBA championship, hours after the two departed for rival teams in Los ...
00:12 2019-07-07

Drake Parties With the Toronto Raptors to Celebrate Their NBA Championship Win The Toronto Raptors celebrated their historic NBA Championship victory on Saturday with their biggest celebrity cheerleader, Drake. The Canadian rapper and the likes of MVP Kawhi Leonard,......
00:24 2019-06-16

Canada inspired in World Cup by Toronto Raptors NBA title Inspired by Canada's first NBA title, the country's national women's soccer team is aiming to emulate the Toronto Raptors magical run       ...
01:12 2019-06-15

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

Shots Fired at Toronto Raptors Championship Parade Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests....
02:12 2019-06-18

Raptors parade trophy through Toronto, uncertainty lingers Two weeks from now, the Toronto Raptors' roster might look as different as Danny Green's combed-out mohawk with looming decisions from Kawhi Leonard, Marc Gasol and Green that brought an air of uncert...
17:24 2019-06-17

Raptors president Masai Ujiri says his future is in Toronto "For me, the blessing [also] is being wanted here and finding a place that makes you happy and finding challenges that really make you grow as a person and this place has made me grow as a person....
01:24 2019-06-28

The Latest: Police: 4 shot at Raptors rally in Toronto TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors in Toronto (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Toronto police now say four people were shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA ...
00:36 2019-06-18

Raptors vs. Bucks: These factors have Toronto on Finals doorstep Ka-Wow! Few gave Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors much of a chance to rally from a 2-0 deficit as pre-series underdogs to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. Betting markets had...
23:48 2019-05-25

Huge Toronto crowd celebrates Raptors' win Thousands in Toronto cheered on the Raptors, who won their first NBA championship on Thursday night. The Raptors defeated the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 on Thursday in O...
07:48 2019-06-14

Toronto ready to take center stage with Raptors in NBA Finals With the Raptors in the NBA Finals for the first time, Toronto and Canada's growing basketball culture are prepared to seize the spotlight.        ...
14:00 2019-05-28

Sources: Kawhi to let Raptors make final pitch Kawhi Leonard is expected to allow the Raptors to make the final pitch among teams meeting with him in Los Angeles next week, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
23:12 2019-06-27

NBA Playoffs: Kawhi, Raptors clinch first NBA Finals appearance The Toronto Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history after a thrilling 100-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals....
06:48 2019-05-26

Kawhi trade pays off with Raptors' Finals berth As he has been throughout the playoffs, Kawhi Leonard was the difference-maker for the Raptors in Saturday night's Game 6, prompting president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri to label him "the be...
10:48 2019-05-26

'Level' Kawhi puts Raptors on cusp of first Finals Behind their even-keeled superstar, the Raptors rallied from an early 14-point deficit to defeat the Bucks 105-99 and move within one win of the franchise's first trip to the NBA Finals....
12:48 2019-05-24

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to return from a strained right calf in time fo...
13:12 2019-05-29

Warriors co-owner suspended for pushing Toronto player OAKLAND – Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. On the Toronto side, ...
09:48 2019-06-07

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no obvious...
05:36 2019-05-24

Raptors' gamble on Leonard pays off with trip to NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors' gamble to acquire Kawhi Leonard has paid off in the form of maiden trip to the NBA Finals but now comes perhaps the hardest part, knocking off the two-time defending champion Gold...
21:48 2019-05-29

Raptors coach Nurse: Leonard 'played his heart out for us' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said he was disappointed by Kawhi Leonard's decision to leave the team but said he understood the superstar's desire to return to his native California to join th...
18:24 2019-07-07

Dartmouth native signed by Toronto Raptors after going undrafted: reports Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., has reportedly signed a deal with the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors to play in the NBA Summer League, according to HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy. ...
00:48 2019-06-22

Huge crowds pack downtown Toronto for Raptors parade TORONTO (AP) — Jubilant Raptors fans decked out in team gear are jamming downtown Toronto for a parade for the NBA champions. Crowds packed the route and the square outside City Hall where the march i...
18:36 2019-06-17

Toronto police seek 4th person in Raptors rally shooting Police in Canada are looking for a fourth person and haven't recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that left four people wounded and sent thousands fleeing l...
18:36 2019-06-18

'This means everything to the city': Toronto parties as Raptors clinch NBA title Kawhi Leonard and his teammates brought home the city’s first-ever NBA championship. And their achievement was celebrated across CanadaWhen Megan MacKeigan made a dinosaur costume two years ago for a ...
00:48 2019-06-15

Both Kawhi Leonards are turning heads at Raptors’ title parade The star of this year’s NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors was without a doubt Kawhi Leonard. So, it’s no surprise that the two-time NBA Finals MVP stole the show at Toro...
21:36 2019-06-17

Raptors edge Bucks and move to brink of NBA finals behind Kawhi's 35 Raptors knock off Bucks to take 3-2 series lead in East finalsKawhi Leonard’s game-high 35 points power Toronto in winKawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 10...
07:01 2019-05-24

Leonard's future with Raptors hangs over team's maiden NBA title The Toronto Raptors took down the dynastic Golden State Warriors to win Canada's first NBA title but now face perhaps their toughest battle yet as they try to convince Kawhi Leonard to have a long-ter...
22:48 2019-06-14

Raptors' Nurse: Leonard 'feeling good,' Lowry 'not great' Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's health is just fine, while point guard Kyle Lowry is fighting through significant pain, head coach Nick Nurse told reporters Wednesday....
03:36 2019-05-23

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
06:48 2019-05-24

2 Injured, 2 Arrested After Reports of Shooting During Raptors Celebration, Toronto Police Say Toronto police arrested two people after responding to reports of a shooting at Nathan Philips Square, amid celebrations for the Toronto Raptors winning their first NBA title. Toronto police said they...
00:24 2019-06-18

Two reportedly shot as 1.5m pack Toronto streets for Raptors' title parade Police say two people sustained non-life-threatening injuriesRaptors became first non-US team to win NBA title last weekPolice lift fans seeking safety as overcrowding becomes problemDroves of jubilan...
22:48 2019-06-17

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some 2 million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory celebration that united the nation, but the party was marred by a s...
01:36 2019-06-18

Thousands of fans flood downtown Toronto for Raptors victory parade The Toronto Raptors victory parade after winning the NBA Championship is set to start at 10 a.m. Monday at the Princes’ Gates and travel towards Nathan Phillips Square for a large celebration that is ...
16:12 2019-06-17

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade via Meagan Fitzpatrick/Twitter There was reportedly a shooting at the Toronto Raptors championship parade on Monday. Police say there were two victims with non-life-threatening injuries. Gun shots an...
23:12 2019-06-17

Drake seen massaging Toronto Raptors coach's shoulders as some question his behavior Drake is the Toronto Raptors’ biggest fan so it was no surprise when he showed up on the sidelines of the Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night during the team’s Game 4 win over the Milwaukee Bucks....
18:12 2019-05-22

Toronto Raptors finish Milwaukee Bucks to seal first NBA finals berth Kawhi’s game-high 27 points lift Raptors in Game 6 triumphToronto win East finals after dropping opening two gamesRaptors to host Warriors in Game 1 of NBA finals on ThursdayKawhi Leonard had 27 point...
06:24 2019-05-26

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3 At least four people were hurt and panic ensued when shots rang out Monday during the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade to celebrate their first-ever NBA Championship title....
05:12 2019-06-18

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
02:24 2019-06-18

Shots fired during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade, police say Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday, the Toronto Police Operations Centre announced on Twitter.       ...
23:36 2019-06-17

Raptors' Leonard joins elite company by winning Finals MVP award Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard joined elite company on Thursday by winning the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award for the second time after his team's championship victory over the Golden St...
08:48 2019-06-14

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam skies for thunderous alley-oop slam Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam threw down a monstrous alley-oop dunk against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA Finals....
07:12 2019-06-03

No women are refereeing the Toronto Raptors finals. A look at females in male-dominated leagues There are currently three female referees in the NBA but not one is officiating the finals. However, the number of female referees on the court could soon rise....
16:48 2019-06-02

Toronto Raptors' success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope The team are one victory away from their first-ever NBA title. And many in Toronto see basketball as representative of a diverse, global cityWhen Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Ra...
18:00 2019-06-09

Toronto Raptors' victory parade marred by shooting and stampede – video report Almost 2 million people cheered the NBA champions Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that was marred after four people were shot during the parade.Police said none of the injuries was life-threa...
14:36 2019-06-18

Toronto Raptors’ Serge Ibaka shows off colourful style at Paris Fashion Week Ibaka, who is coming off an NBA championship win with the Raptors, is a fashion buff who regularly shows off his outfits to his one million followers on Instagram and 881,000 on Twitter....
01:00 2019-06-23

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse on potential White House visit: 'Let's go see Trudeau' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said Wednesday the team has been invited to Canada’s parliament after winning their first and the country’s first NBA championship....
07:01 2019-06-21

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
21:36 2019-06-17

Toronto Raptors superfan and Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia sees his celebrity status grow Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia, one of the Toronto Raptors's biggest fans, was the grand marshal in the team's NBA Championship parade. Bhatia uses his front-row fame to build basketball courts for youths ...
18:24 2019-06-20

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo nets vicious dunk on Toronto Raptors Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo went airborne for a ferocious one-handed dunk in the first quarter of Game 4 against the Toronto Raptors....
10:24 2019-05-22

At least 2 injured in Toronto Raptors victory rally gunfire, police say; crowd runs from scene At least two people were injured and two were in custody Monday after police said shots rang out near the Toronto Raptors' victory rally and parade, as videos from the scene showed many in the crowd r...
23:24 2019-06-17

Toronto Raptors Fans Disperse In Panic After Reports Of Shots Fired At Championship Parade The ceremonies after today’s championship parade for the Toronto Raptors were halted this afternoon after reports of shots fired near Bay Street and Albert Street, at the southeast part of Nathan Phil...
23:12 2019-06-17

Kawhi Leonard Signs For Only Two Guaranteed Years With Clippers, Can Continue Wandering The Barren Plain, Searching, Always Searching After the long journey to get back home to California, and the incredible finesse in free agency to secure Paul George, it seemed safe to assume that Kawhi Leonard would set down roots in Los Angeles....
20:48 2019-07-10

The Raptors Are The Warriors Now Recency bias is a hateful but dominant force in the best-of-seven world, so the clear assumption to be made from Game 4 of the NBA Finals is that Game 6 seems unlikely. The Toronto Raptors are the new...
16:48 2019-06-08

Opinion: Lakers lost out on Kawhi Leonard, but all is not lost The Lakers brought in Jared Dudley, Danny Green and Kyle Kuzma during free agency, but missed out on the big-name All-Star they were seeking.       ...
23:36 2019-07-06

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Under Investigation for Allegedly Hitting Sheriff’s Deputy After Championship Win Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri get a little too carried away trying to celebrate with his team after they won their first NBA Championship Thursday night, or did an Alameda County sheriff’s...
09:48 2019-06-15

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
16:00 2019-06-14

Warriors Minority Owner Barred for Year and Fined $500K for Shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry Mark Stevens, a Golden State minority investor, cannot attend any games or team activities through the end of the 2019-20 season after shoving Lowry, who dived into the stands chasing a loose ball....
02:01 2019-06-07

Can the Raptors beat the Warriors again? Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
01:24 2019-06-03

Warriors vs. Raptors: Best of the NBA Finals The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
07:12 2019-06-02

Toronto Raptors player Danny Green says it's a 'hard no' his team will visit Donald Trump's White House Fresh of his NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors, Danny Green, 32, says the team will most likely not accept a visit to the White House if offered by President Donald Trump. ...
21:36 2019-06-23

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the Finals Steph or Kawhi? Klay or Lowry? And where should sidelined stars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins check in? We're ranking the top 30 players in the Finals....
16:48 2019-05-30

N.B.A. Finals: Warriors Tie Series With Raptors A starting lineup change and a huge third quarter helped Golden State beat Toronto, but the win came with injuries to Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney....
07:24 2019-06-03

NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
22:48 2019-05-29

Warriors stave off elimination with win over Raptors The Toronto Raptors blew a late six-point lead and with it their first chance to seal a maiden NBA championship as the Golden State Warriors overcame the loss of All Star forward Kevin Durant to win G...
07:00 2019-06-11

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed their first title since the franchise was founded in...
14:48 2019-06-14

Kawhi Leonard's college coach says returning to West Coast 'always in back of his mind' Ex-San Diego State coach Steve Fisher: "The fact that he’s a pro doesn’t surprise me. But the fact he’s this good ... I don’t think anyone saw that."     &...
17:24 2019-07-10

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States....
13:48 2019-06-14

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs to start than the Raptors....
10:48 2019-05-26

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.        ...
11:36 2019-05-26

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly different....
04:12 2019-05-30

| Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors Playing for injured star Kevin Durant in a farewell to the arena when they became a dynasty, the Golden State Warriors are set for an emotional NBA Finals showdown....
10:00 2019-06-13

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe Raptors could not have asked for a better shot at t...
16:12 2019-06-03

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
08:48 2019-06-14

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors late Saturday night....
12:00 2019-05-26

Raptors now heavy favorites to knock off Warriors The Toronto Raptors are heavy favorites to win their first NBA championship after taking a 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors, while star Kawhi Leonard is now the overwhelming favorite to take home...
22:48 2019-06-08

NBA Finals: Raptors, Warriors players ranked LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent.        ...
18:24 2019-05-30

Warriors outlast Raptors to square NBA Finals at 1-1 The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a massive third quarter to overcame a sluggish start and secure a 109-104 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday that squared the NBA Finals ...
10:12 2019-06-03

Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
07:12 2019-05-31

Warriors survive Raptors rally to even NBA Finals The Warriors were kings of the North for one night. Golden State used a game-changing run in the third quarter to help secure a 109-104 victory over the Raptors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto ...
05:12 2019-06-03

Warriors vs. Raptors: Why the NBA Finals lines are going crazy Betting-market makers must act conservatively with game and series prices in the NBA Finals right now because of question marks involving key Golden State Warriors. — Klay Thompson has suffered a hams...
21:36 2019-06-05

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by bea...
09:36 2019-06-06

Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors scored an impressive win over the two-times defending champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals opener and are now preparing for what could be a mighty response....
08:00 2019-06-01

Raptors beat Warriors, capture first NBA title The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2. (June 14...
13:36 2019-06-14

On brink of title, Raptors expect a fight from Warriors The Toronto Raptors will try to complete their historic mission in front of their home crowd Monday night against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
23:12 2019-06-09

Warriors Meet Their Match: A Raptors Team With Their Playbook The Toronto Raptors are one win from halting Golden State’s dynastic run, thanks to injuries, yes, but mostly because they’re beating the Warriors at their own game....
22:24 2019-06-08

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second shot at the championship Thursday night in Game 6 ...
05:24 2019-06-13

The Raptors froze against the Warriors, but the title stays theirs to lose A head-scratching timeout by Toronto coach Nick Nurse may have swung the outcome of Game 5, but the Raptors remain favorites to win the NBA title with Kevin Durant gone for goodIt took a shooting barr...
18:00 2019-06-11

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors are going to the NBA Finals for the first time. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the host Raptors to a 100-94 Game 6 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks ...
06:00 2019-05-26

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank ...
11:24 2019-06-11

Why Charles Barkley thinks the Raptors will stun Warriors Charles Barkley is going against the grain once again. TNT’s loquacious “Inside the NBA” analyst said he believes the Toronto Raptors will beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA F...
17:12 2019-05-26

Raptors left to rue disastrous third quarter in loss to Warriors The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes but were undone by an awful third quarter that allowed the two-time defending champions to escape with a win on Sunday that squared up th...
10:12 2019-06-03

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday, but not before another heroic, yet unfortunate, moment for another Golden State free-agent superstar. In o...
07:24 2019-06-14

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.        ...
18:24 2019-05-30

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling 118-109 victory over the two-time defending champ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals....
07:24 2019-06-06

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Fina...
09:48 2019-06-06

Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by bea...
07:24 2019-06-06

Raptors’ underdog Pascal Siakam is Warriors’ unlikely nemesis TORONTO — Raptors forward Pascal Siakam is now on the radar of two nations, not even including his native Cameroon. And as he climbs the mountain of stardom, he has the Warriors’ Draymond Green obsess...
06:12 2019-06-01

2019 NBA Finals: The case for picking the Raptors or Warriors Finally! The 2019 NBA Finals begin Thursday night with heavy series favorite Golden State visiting surprise entry Toronto (ABC, 9 p.m.). Bettors have had plenty of time to make their preferences known...
23:48 2019-05-30

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
05:12 2019-06-02

Raptors take advantage of shorthanded Warriors for 2-1 series lead Kawhi Leonard and Toronto took advantage of Golden State without Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant and weathered 47 points from Steph Curry for the win.        ...
07:24 2019-06-06

Siakam answers Canadian prayers as Raptors down Warriors Pascal Siakam, who once studied to be a priest, answered Canadian prayers by leading the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday in the first NBA Finals game played...
12:01 2019-05-31

Raptors whip depleted Warriors despite Stephen Curry’s heroics OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry found out he can’t beat the Raptors one-on-five. Despite Curry’s career playoff-high 47 points, his depleted Warriors, missing Klay Thompson and still without Kevin Dur...
09:00 2019-06-06

The Warriors and Raptors share a crazier history than just a famous Curry Think this Finals is the only history between the Warriors and Raptors? Think again. Here are 15 amazing connections between Toronto and Golden State....
16:48 2019-06-04

Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors — and Raptors OAKLAND, Calif. — As it happened, the Raptors were more rattled by Kevin Durant’s catastrophic Achilles injury than the Warriors with the NBA championship on the line. After Durant went down early in ...
08:24 2019-06-12

2019 NBA Finals matchups: Breaking down Raptors, Warriors battle Afraid an NBA Finals without LeBron James would be short on storylines? Think again. The Warriors are on the longest NBA Finals run in a half-century, looking for the first three-peat since 2002. Kawh...
07:00 2019-05-30

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warriors but they are not changing their approach to the...
09:12 2019-06-05

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?        ...
00:36 2019-05-24

Durant exits, but Warriors edge Raptors to stay alive "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three 3-pointers in\r\nthe final three minutes, and the Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the\r\nToronto Raptors 106-105 Monday night in Game 5 to s...
10:12 2019-06-11

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
21:00 2019-05-21

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for on...
00:48 2019-06-07

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles...
04:01 2019-06-14

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Rapto...
00:12 2019-06-18

Toronto police searching for 'person of interest' in Raptors parade shooting Four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of a shooting near the end of the Toronto Raptors parade route Monday.       ...
00:24 2019-06-19

New Lakers forward Jared Dudley says Kawhi Leonard would give Lakers a Big Three 'on steroids' New Los Angeles Lakers forward Jared Dudley envisions a Big Three "on steroids" if Kawhi Leonard joins his team.       ...
21:00 2019-07-04

Golden trio tightening grip on men's game It has been more than 15 years since Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic began their collection of Grand Slam titles and the bad news for anyone eyeing tennis's big prizes is their strangle...
18:36 2019-06-10

Opinion: Warriors need Kevin Durant if they want to beat Raptors for NBA title three-peat Golden State is trailing in the NBA Finals for the first time during its spectacular run, and it's clear now the Warriors aren't better without KD.        ...
09:12 2019-05-31

Opinion: Warriors' Splash Brothers need help vs. Raptors — ASAP With Kevin Durant unavailable to come to the immediate rescue, the Golden State Warriors need more from their supporting cast.        ...
18:24 2019-05-31

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
08:00 2019-06-07

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch the 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere The 2019 NBA Finals lineup is set and the Golden State Warriors will take on the Toronto Raptors in a best-of-seven series to see which team will be this year’s NBA champion. If you’re l...
01:12 2019-05-31

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
22:12 2019-06-06

Drake begins trolling of Warriors in a Dell Curry Raptors jersey It didn’t take long for Drake to make his presence known at the NBA Finals. The Toronto Raptors superfan and rapper got right down to his trolling ways by showing up to Thursday’s Game 1 w...
07:24 2019-05-31

Watch: Warriors fan shoves Raptors' Kyle Lowry, gets ejected from NBA Finals A Golden State Warriors fan was ejected after shoving Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry while he was sitting courtside during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
16:12 2019-06-06

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture and Surgery ‘Success’ The superstar Warriors forward injured his right Achilles’ tendon during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals against the Raptors after missing nine games with a strained calf....
01:12 2019-06-13

'Our DNA shows up': Steph Curry reacts after Warriors beat Raptors to tie NBA finals – video Steph Curry has said that the Golden State Warriors’ mantra of strength in numbers is ‘not just marketing stuff’ and ‘showed up in our DNA’ after his team beat the Toronto Raptors in a tense Game 2 of...
15:36 2019-06-03

Raptors superfan Drake appears to have Warriors tattoos and a beef with Smash Mouth The Toronto native and hip-hop superstar, who was numbers inked in his arm that correspond to the jerseys of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, was derided as a "glorified mascot" by the San Jose-based "Al...
08:12 2019-05-27

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains team using gimmicky box-and-one defense vs. Warriors Nick Nurse employed an unusual defense used most in elementary and high schools and rarely in the NBA: a box-and-one defense designed to limit a star.        ...
05:01 2019-06-05

NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
17:36 2019-06-11

‘Game of Thrones’ finale: Stark ending for TV’s golden age ruler In the end, the “Game of Thrones” was all about the Starks. Jon Snow (Kit Harington) got peace in the far north with the Wildings. Sansa (Sophie Turner) became queen of the north. Bran (Isaac Hempstea...
14:48 2019-05-21

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans cheering Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s bulls–t’ As the Warriors continue to process Kevin Durant’s devastating Achilles injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, most of the players are still in disbelief over the initial reaction...
15:12 2019-06-11

Former President Barack Obama attends Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto Former President Barack Obama was in attendance for Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors in Toronto.        ...
04:24 2019-06-03

Jurassic Park to remain open for Game 6 after thunderstorms hit Toronto Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday they will make the call at 5 p.m. to keep fans in Jurassic Park or move them into Scotiabank Arena....
06:00 2019-06-14

Even in a ‘golden age’ for gaming, video game trade group’s new CEO faces challenges The video game industry is booming like never before ahead of the annual E3 conference, but regulators are casting a close eye on the burgeoning sector....
17:48 2019-06-06

Amazing story, amazing game: Raptors' Pascal Siakam plays the hero in Game 1 win Pascal Siakam's amazing story has carried him from Cameroon and a Basketball Without Borders camp to hero status in a Game 1 win in the NBA Finals        ...
09:12 2019-05-31

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
22:12 2019-06-12

Opinion: Raptors deserve celebration, but Warriors' injuries denied NBA fans classic Finals This will be remembered as one of the saddest finals we’ve seen. Because of what it could have been. Because we watched so many stars get injured.       ...
13:12 2019-06-14

Sportwatch: Lions beat Demons, Bulldogs beat Sharks, Warriors beat Panthers in golden point – as it happened AFL: Lions beat Demons 15.17 (107) to 11.8 (74)NRL: Bulldogs 14-12 SharksNRL: Warriors 18-19 PanthersAFL: Richmond beat St Kilda 16.7 (103) to 10.10 (70) 9.05am BST Thanks everyone for keeping me comp...
11:00 2019-06-30

Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 to snap 8-game road losing streak Tommy McNamara, Tomas Martinez and Mauro Manotas scored and the Houston Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 to snap an eight-game road losing streak       ...
05:00 2019-07-21

E. Coli scare leads to multi-state recall of brownie mix With the weekend upon us it might seem like a lovely time to make yourself a tasty treat. If you’ve got a box of brownie mix in your pantry — and you happen to live in Alabama, Iowa, Ohio,...
10:36 2019-06-22

Opinion: How Kevin Durant's injury, Golden State opened door to wild West free agency LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers vs. Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the Clippers in a made-for-Hollywood rivalry. Pass the popcorn, please.       ...
02:12 2019-07-07

| Rapinoe wins Golden Ball, Golden Boot at women's World Cup Megan Rapinoe made it a special hat-trick as she won Golden Ball and Golden Boot at the women's World Cup after scoring as the USA beat the Netherlands to retain their title....
02:48 2019-07-08

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and Milwaukee Journal Se...
15:48 2019-05-22

Opinion: It's time for Raptors' Kyle Lowry to step up and make noise against Warriors Toronto's highly-paid point guard finally has reached the NBA Finals after 14 years in the trenches. But he needs to start making big plays.        ...
18:24 2019-06-03

Emmys 2019: Game of Thrones leads race with record 32 nominations The final season of the fantasy drama leads the pack while The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Fleabag, Chernobyl and When They See Us follow behindGame of Thrones leads this year’s Emmy nominations with a reco...
19:36 2019-07-16

Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt’s two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game on Friday. The top-seeded Red Raiders (38-16) wil...
03:48 2019-05-25

Raptors say OG Anunoby will be active for Game 2 TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors might be getting some bench help for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Raptors coach Nick Nurse says OG Anunoby will be available for Sunday night’s game against the G...
01:12 2019-06-03

Fan shoves Raptors' Lowry during Game 3 A man sitting courtside at Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., was ejected Wednesday for shoving Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry after the player's momentum led him into the seating area as ...
14:00 2019-06-06

Warriors say Durant will practice before Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say Kevin Durant will practice Sunday with hopes of playing in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. Durant has not played since straining a calf muscle on...
20:24 2019-06-09

How the Warriors Survived Game 5 of the N.B.A. Finals The Warriors avoided elimination Monday night against the Raptors but lost Kevin Durant to an Achilles’ tendon injury that could keep him out through next season....
09:00 2019-06-11

Looney available to play for Warriors in Game 4 Looney suffered a nondisplaced first costal cartilage fracture in Game 2 in Toronto when he absorbed contact from Raptors star Kawhi Leonard on a drive. He was originally expected to be out for the se...
03:24 2019-06-08

Warriors hopeful to have Klay, KD for Game 4 The depleted Warriors didn't have enough firepower to overcome the absence of their star players in Game 3, but the team expects Klay Thompson to play Friday and is cautiously optimistic that Kevin Du...
12:01 2019-06-06

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night against the Toronto Raptors....
05:12 2019-06-02

Warriors' Durant to play in Game 5 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will play for the Warriors as they face elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing league sources....
22:24 2019-06-10

Cousins to be active for Warriors in Game 1 Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins will be active for Game 1 against the Raptors, though Steve Kerr declined to say how he'll be used. But it isn't looking like Kevin Durant will be ready to go for Game...
00:36 2019-05-31

Raptors on brink of NBA Finals after Game 5 win over Bucks SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velasquez break down how the Raptors took a 3-2 lead on the Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. &...
14:24 2019-05-24

Raptors OG Anunoby active for Game 2 of NBA Finals The 21-year-old forward missed the Raptors' first 17 games of the post-season since his April 11 surgery two days before Toronto opened the playoffs against Orlando....
02:48 2019-06-03

Raptors list Anunoby as questionable for Game 1 Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby, who underwent an emergency appendectomy April 12, was surprisingly listed as questionable for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday....
04:12 2019-05-30

Bucks look to reclaim momentum from Raptors in Game 5 The Toronto Raptors have the momentum, but the Milwaukee Bucks will be playing on their home court Thursday night in the pivotal Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals....
22:24 2019-05-22

Warriors' Thompson (hamstring) won't play in Game 3 Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson was declared out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors about 20 minutes before game time Wednesday night....
07:24 2019-06-06

NBA Finals: By sacrificing Game 3, the Warriors are primed to win it all SportsPulse: By choosing to play it safe and rest Klay Thompson, the Warriors took a calculated risk in Game 3. If Thompson and Kevin Durant come back for Game 4, that risk could pay off.   ...
09:12 2019-06-06

Warriors' Looney expected to play in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney is available to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif., according to coach Steve Kerr....
04:12 2019-06-08

Warriors bank on Thompson's return for Game 4 OAKLAND - The Toronto Raptors can move within one game of their first championship Friday night, but likely they will see a different-looking opponent than two days earlier when they take the floor fo...
03:36 2019-06-07

Durant to miss Game 2 of Finals for Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant, who hasn't played since injuring his right calf in the Western Conference semifinals, will miss Game 2 of the NBA Finals against Toronto on Sunday....
20:12 2019-05-31

The Latest: Livingston starts for Warriors in Game 3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Game 3 of the NBA Finals has begun with Shaun Livingston replacing of Klay Thompson in th...
03:36 2019-06-06

Warriors’ Klay Thompson goes through warmups before Game 3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson is going through warmups before Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Golden Warriors guard’s status remains uncertain three days after he sustained a mild left hams...
01:36 2019-06-06

Warriors' Durant returns, then hobbles out of Game 5 TORONTO - - Golden State forward Kevin Durant, returning from a month-long injury absence, started Game 5 for the Warriors as they faced elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals but exited in the se...
04:48 2019-06-11

Durant makes return in Game 5 for Warriors Warriors forward Kevin Durant started in Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals with Golden State facing a must-win game, down 3-1 to the Raptors, coach Steve Kerr said....
03:36 2019-06-11

Warriors' Durant out, Thompson questionable for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
00:48 2019-06-05

Drake was so happy throughout Raptors' Game 6 win over Bucks Drake gave Nick Nurse another shoulder rub during the Toronto Raptors' Eastern Conference title celebration.        ...
06:12 2019-05-26

Raptors’ Fred VanVleet is battered but ready for Game 5 TORONTO — It was only fitting Raptors backup point guard Fred VanVleet sat at his podium Sunday at Scotiabank Arena with a taped-up cut under his eye after receiving seven stitches and having a tooth ...
07:00 2019-06-10

NBA Finals: Warriors rule out Kevin Durant for Game 2 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who is recovering from a right calf strain, has been ruled out for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said....
23:36 2019-05-31

Fan who shoved Lowry in Game 3 is Warriors' investor Fan who shoved Kyle Lowry is a Warriors investor and won't be attending any more games in these NBA Finals        ...
21:12 2019-06-06

NBA notebook: Warriors' Looney returns to action in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney returned from injury to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif....
06:48 2019-06-08

Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson is scheduled to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, while Kevin Durant remains sidelined as he works back from a strained right calf. Thompson will b...
23:12 2019-06-06

Warriors hang on to stay alive, win Game 5 of NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Klay Thompson added 26 and they led a season-saving surge that gave the Golden State Warriors a 106-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night ...
06:12 2019-06-11

NBA Finals 2019: Kevin Durant will sit again for Warriors in Game 4 Golden State will be without two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant for the ninth consecutive game. Klay Thompson is expected to play Friday night.        ...
23:24 2019-06-06

Warriors' Durant starts, exits Game 5 with injury TORONTO - - Golden State forward Kevin Durant, returning from a month-long injury absence, started Game 5 for the Warriors as they faced elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals but exited in the se...
05:12 2019-06-11

Warriors lose Durant but stave off elimination with Game 5 win The Toronto Raptors blew a late six-point lead and with it their first chance to seal a maiden NBA championship as the Golden State Warriors overcame the loss of All Star forward Kevin Durant to win G...
15:36 2019-06-11

Warriors don’t expect to see Kevin Durant suit up until Game 3 TORONTO — Careful with his words, Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounded as if Kevin Durant won’t be available until Game 3 when the series resumes in Oakland, Calif. Officially, Durant has been ruled out ...
04:36 2019-05-30

Warriors’ Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant won’t be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. The two-time reigning finals MVP has yet to return to on-court work while recovering from a strain...
04:48 2019-05-24

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future?        ...
23:48 2019-05-28

The Latest: Raptors leading after fast, wild start to Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Kyle Lowry has 15 points and Toronto leads Golden State 33-32 after the first quarte...
04:01 2019-06-14

NBA Finals: Raptors could make history and clinch championship with Game 5 win Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto. There will be several road closures and transit changes in effect for the game....
12:48 2019-06-10

Raptors finish off Bucks in Game 6 to reach NBA Finals for first time Kawhi Leonard sent the Raptors to the NBA Finals with another huge performance in a 100-94 series-clinching win over the Bucks in Game 6.        ...
06:12 2019-05-26

Raptors even Eastern Conference finals with blowout Game 4 win over Bucks The Eastern Conference finals is tied 2-2 heading back to Milwaukee after the Raptors won Game 4 vs. the Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday.        ...
06:00 2019-05-22

The Raptors lost Game 5 but at least Canada got this very cool rendition of its anthem With a chance to see a Canadian team win an NBA championship for the first time, the crowd at Scotiabank Arena was only too happy to belt out "O Canada."...
07:00 2019-06-11

Raptors or ‘Game of Thrones’? Fans faced with tough TV choice The most critical moments of the Raptors' Game 3 will almost certainly overlap with the first half-hour or so of the "Game of Thrones" 80-minute finale on Sunday....
15:12 2019-05-21

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry crashes into crowd, gets shoved by fan during Game 3 Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry went flying into courtside fans while chasing a loose ball in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday -- and got a shove back....
09:36 2019-06-06

Sarah McLachlan to perform ‘O Canada’ as Raptors aim for championship in Game 6 The league has announced the Halifax-born singer-songwriter will perform O Canada prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena....
21:48 2019-06-13

With Raptors on verge of NBA history, Canadians in Oakland and beyond react to Game 4 win Cheers in support of the Warriors heard inside Oracle Arena during that first half faded as the second went on. Chants of "We the North" and "MVP" for Kawhi Leonard could be heard in a television broa...
11:24 2019-06-08

NBA Finals: Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins 'pain-free' and could play against Raptors Golden State coach Steve Kerr said DeMarcus Cousins has been practicing, but he isn't sure when - or if - time will be right to use him in NBA Finals.        ...
22:48 2019-05-29

Raptors coach calls Warriors' Steph Curry a 'transformational' player in three-point shooting Steph Curry’s influence on basketball is undeniable. With his three-point shooting, the Warriors star has changed how the game is played, even at the youth level.      ...
00:36 2019-06-02

Kevin Durant playing in Game 4 remains possibility for Warriors OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Kerr took the podium 90 minutes before tipoff Wednesday and still didn’t know whether his training staff would clear Klay Thompson (hamstring strtain) to play in Game 3 at Orac...
09:00 2019-06-06

Durant has chance to play game five says Warriors coach Kerr Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said on Sunday he was hopeful that MVP Kevin Durant would be fit for their must-win game five of the NBA Finals....
23:12 2019-06-09

Kevin Durant, doubtful for Game 1, disputes notion Warriors are better without him Durant unlikely to play in Thursday’s Game 1 due to calf injuryGolden State have won five straight games since losing DurantAll-Star is miffed at narrative Warriors are better without him Golden State...
11:48 2019-05-25

Several Minutes Of Horrendous Basketball Result In Warriors Surviving Game 5 Game 5 was anything but pretty. The first half was defined by Kevin Durant’s triumphant return, and then Kevin Durant’s disastrous re-injury. The second half was defined by one transcendent three-minu...
07:12 2019-06-11

Warriors believe Kevin Durant suffered achilles tear during Game 5 Durant’s season clearly over after suffering injury in Game 5Two-time NBA finals MVP had just returned from calf injuryWarriors prevailed 106-105, cutting Toronto’s series lead to 3-2Golden State forw...
15:00 2019-06-11

Warriors expect Kevin Durant back for Game 4 of NBA Finals The Warriors looked like they were missing Kevin Durant for the first time on Thursday night, and now they have a sense for when he could be back. Yahoo Sports reported on Friday, the morning after th...
18:12 2019-05-31

The Warriors Won a Game and Lost Durant. The Entire NBA May Have Changed Overnight. Golden State’s epic win in Game 5 was overshadowed by a severe injury to the Warriors’ Kevin Durant that could instantly alter the next five years of the NBA....
22:24 2019-06-11

Kyle Lowry got pushed by Warriors fan after diving into first row during NBA Finals Game 3 Kyle Lowry was not happy with a fan seated courtside during the Raptors' win over the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.        ...
07:24 2019-06-06

Warriors make it official: Kevin Durant out for Game 1 of NBA Finals Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporter...
03:48 2019-05-28

Fake Steve Berthiaume Twitter Account Leads To Random Family Crashing Diamondbacks' Booth During Game Arizona Diamondbacks broadcaster Steve Berthiaume doesn’t use Twitter, but someone on the site is pretending to be him. The account @BertDbacks is clearly fake—and also rude—but it convinced a family ...
00:24 2019-06-01

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselves in the deepest of caca following a 105–99 loss t...
09:24 2019-05-24

Bucks, Raptors gearing up for must-watch Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals Five keys to watch in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.        ...
23:48 2019-05-25

Drake celebrates Raptors' Game 3 win by mocking Klay Thompson Drake was ready to go again with the trash talk once the Raptors locked up their 123-109 Game 3 NBA Finals win over the Warriors.        ...
14:00 2019-06-06

Opinion: After losing Game 5, the Raptors aren't in trouble — yet The Raptors are still in the driver's seat with a 3-2 series lead, but the pressure is on as the series heads back to Oakland for Game 6.       ...
13:36 2019-06-11

Juarez leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle “G” Juarez struck out 11 and gave up one run in six innings to help Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State 6-1 in the Women’s College World Series on Friday. It wa...
09:24 2019-06-01