History was made last night as the Toronto Raptors became the first team outside the United States to win the NBA Championship. How sweet it was for the Raptors in a great game ending at with the last buzzer 114-110.
Kawhi Leonard, the All-Star forward Toronto acquired last summer from San Antonio, was named Finals MVP for the second time. Leonard is the third player to win the award with more than one franchise, along with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James.
Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam scored 26 points each with their remarkable performance.
It was a must-win battle for the defending champs, Golden State Warriors at their Oracle Arena in Oakland, where they were aiming for their third title in a row and fourth in the last five years and their last game at the Oracle Arena after its opening 47 years ago. .
The Toronto Raptors are the only active Canadian franchise in the NBA. They became the team of their nation as the country rallied behind them throughout the tournament.
Our hats off to a job well done!
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