Tag: Toronto Raptors

The Four-Day Break Begins

With the NBA Finals having a set start date of May 30, Sunday was the first of four off days before Game 1 Thursday night in Toronto. Thanks to its sweep of Portland, Golden State has been off since May 20 and that time off has been key for banged-up rotation players such as Andre […]

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Kawhi Leonard ‘Spoke Highly Of Toronto’ Prior To Being Traded To The Raptors, According To Uncle Dennis

Getty Image When Kawhi Leonard requested a trade from the Spurs a year ago, it was made well-known by his camp that Los Angeles or New York were his preferred destinations. Instead, he was sent to Toronto in a blockbuster deal that, as we know now, shifted the balance of power in the suddenly LeBron-less […]

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Kawhi Leonard’s ‘Uncle Dennis’ speaks: ‘He’s ready for this moment’

OAKLAND, Calif. — Dennis Robertson, referred predominantly in NBA circles as “Uncle Dennis,” is the uncle of Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard. Robertson is Leonard’s primary career and business strategist who generally avoids speaking publicly, similar to the two-time Defensive Player of the Year. With Leonard leading the Raptors to the NBA Finals for the first […]

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Smash Mouth Is Trying To Trash Talk With Drake Ahead Of The NBA Finals

Getty Image The Raptors are heading to their first NBA Finals in franchise history after a massive second-half comeback to beat the Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Toronto fans are, understandably, fired up about reaching the Finals, where they will meet a very well-rested Warriors team, and no Raptors fan is […]

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Drake Wore Tupac’s Hoodie From ‘Above The Rim’ To Bucks-Raptors Game 6

Getty Image Lost in all of the hoopla over the Toronto Raptors actually making their first trip to the NBA Finals was what Drake was wearing while it all went down. The Raptors knocked off the Milwaukee Bucks at home on Saturday night, punching their ticket to the Finals and a matchup with the Golden […]

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Toronto Raptors Eliminate Bucks for First Trip to the N.B.A. Finals

Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds, leading the Toronto Raptors into the N.B.A. finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit and won the series in six games. They will host the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of […]

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Drake Appears to Have Kevin Durant & Stephen Curry Warriors Tattoos

Getty Drake is a big Toronto Raptors fan If there wasn’t quite enough intrigue and high-profile storylines ahead of the 2019 NBA Finals, hip-hop artist and Toronto Raptors fan Drake provided yet another one. Although the story itself isn’t new, there’s no better time for it to come back to light than now, as it […]

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Warriors vs. Raptors NBA Finals Game 1 Betting: Prediction & Pick

Getty Stephen Curry The 2019 NBA Finals are officially set after the Toronto Raptors closed out the Eastern Conference Finals during Game 6 on their home floor. While their win over the Milwaukee Bucks provided plenty of drama, the Golden State Warriors wrapped up the Western Conference Finals in the form of a clean sweep. […]

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The Raptors Are Heading To The NBA Finals After A Game 6 Win Over The Bucks

Getty Image For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors will play in the NBA Finals. The Raptors defended their home court in front of a delirious crowd at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday night, and after 48 grueling minutes against the Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto picked up a victory in the Eastern Conference Finals […]

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Raptors-Warriors Regular Season Series Record Adds to NBA Finals Intrigue

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors completed an impressive comeback in the Eastern Conference Finals to advance to their first-ever NBA Finals. While the Raptors made franchise history with this appearance, their reward for doing so is a date with the Golden State Warriors, who […]

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Raptors vs. Warriors NBA Finals Prediction: Championship Preview & Pick

Getty Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry While the Golden State Warriors watched and waited to find out who they’d face in the 2019 NBA Finals, the Eastern Conference Finals provided plenty of drama. The Milwaukee Bucks jumped out to a 2-0 series lead over the Toronto Raptors, but […]

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Drake Is at the Raptors-Bucks Game 6 Tonight Wearing ‘Kawhi Me a River’ Hoodie

Getty Drake pictured with Kyle Lowry during the Raptors-Bucks playoff series. Drake is in attendance for tonight’s Raptors-Bucks Game 6 matchup. The rapper is wearing a black hoodie with “Kawhi Me a River” on the back. Drake has become the face of the Eastern Conference Finals as his courtside status is a controversial part of […]

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Bucks vs. Raptors Game 6 Prediction: Betting Odds, Line & Pick

Getty Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks dribbles the ball while being guarded by Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors in the fourth quarter in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at the Fiserv Forum on May 15, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Bucks try to […]

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