?? HISTORY MADE ??
— NBA TV (@NBATV) June 14, 2019
The Toronto Raptors’ won their 1st NBA championship in franchise history, ending the six-game series matchup against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on Thursday night.
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) June 14, 2019
In an unfortunate series of events Klay Thompson went down with a knee injury late in the third quarter jeopardizing the Warriors chances of taking game 6 and forcing game 7.
— Ta&Co (@TaCo11319) June 14, 2019
Even with Golden State being shorthanded Steph and the Warriors fought a good fight but it wasn’t enough.
Stephen Curry's reaction to Klay Thompson's injury: pic.twitter.com/w27oMHJXdC
— KNBR (@KNBR) June 14, 2019
In the end the Warriors two-year reign as champions ended with the Raptors 114-110 victory.
Moment: World Champions
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) June 15, 2019
Raptors Kyle Lowry led the team in scoring 26 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists, followed by Pascal Siakam who put 26 points on the board. Kawhi Leonard and Fred VanVleet each collected 22 points.
— NBA.com/Stats (@nbastats) June 14, 2019
Even with Warriors Klay Thompson leaving the arena on crutches he led the team in scoring 30 points, followed by Andre Iguodala who gathered 22 points.
Klay – 30p/5r/2s
Andre – 22p/2r/2a/1b
Steph – 21p/7a/3r/2s/1b
Draymond – 11p/19r/13a/3s/2b
DeMarcus – 12p/5r/2a/1b
Kevon – 6p/3r/3a/1s/1b
Shaun – 6p/1s
Quinn – 2p/1r
Alfonzo – 3r pic.twitter.com/jedyL1yDiu
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) June 14, 2019
Kawhi Leonard won NBA Finals MVP and was presented the Bill Russell Trophy.
"This is what I play basketball for." ?
Kawhi Leonard claimed his 2nd NBA Finals MVP. pic.twitter.com/GWJATYbZJs
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) June 14, 2019
Five years ago, Leonard won NBA Finals MVP when the Spurs defeated Heat. Leonard becomes the first to win Finals MVP in both conferences.
— NBA (@NBA) June 14, 2019
After the game Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry showed true sportsmanship by calling Drake to congratulate him.
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(Full feature in profile). Stephen Curry’s phone conversation with Drake congratulating him on the @raptors’ championship—only on CloseUp360. Go inside the sights and sounds of the Golden State Warriors’ Oracle finale. @stephencurry30 @champagnepapi #CU360 #NBAFinals ?: @amirzing
Congratulations to the Toronto Raptors and their historic win!