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NBA Finals Game 2: Warriors at Raptors

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?...

NBA Finals Game 2: Warriors at Raptors

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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...
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02:48, 06/08/2019

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 Gam...
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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 ...
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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 @HunterFelt 9.11pm BST Hunter will be here short...
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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.  &#...
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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 2.13am BST Warriors 42-50 Raptors, 3:22, 2nd q...
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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.       ...
05:32, 06/03/2019

NBA finals Game 3: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Warriors host Raptors in Game 3 with series tied at one game apieceThe NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal?Tweet Bryan at @Br...
02:32, 06/06/2019

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 ...
09:32, 05/31/2019

NBA finals: Raptors handle limping Warriors in Game 3 to take series lead As it happened: Toronto Raptors 123-109 Golden State WarriorsRaptors grab victory in Oakland for 2-1 series leadStephen Curry brilliant in defeat, sco...
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Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 6 – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltDurant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon 1.20am BST Kevon LooneyBefore the game, head...
02:32, 06/14/2019

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 report...
06:48, 05/31/2019

NBA finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto Raptors – as it happened Our writers give their predictions for this year’s seriesGame report: Siakam soars as Raptors upset Warriors 4.52am BST So, the Toronto Raptors have a...
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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 2.38am BST Raptors 17-25 Warriors, end of the 1st q...
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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 f...
00:48, 06/11/2019

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 fran...
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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...
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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, 05/31/2019

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...
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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 Fin...
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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.       &#...
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Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals 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 ...
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NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.       &#...
05:32, 05/30/2019

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the NBA 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 Fi...
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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....
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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 ...
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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 Troph...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now all be up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the ...
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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...
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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 preparin...
23:48, 05/31/2019

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 underdog...
07:00, 05/26/2019

Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., bea...
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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 S...
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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 Toro...
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| 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 Fi...
10:48, 06/13/2019

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals TORONTO — Kyle Lowry stole the ball and pushed it ahead, then waited for Kawhi Leonard to arrive before feeding his All-Star teammate for a thunderous...
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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.   ...
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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 Th...
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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 Fin...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ov...
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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 deter...
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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 Warrio...
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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 ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

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....
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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.    ...
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'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 ...
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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...
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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 inju...
12:48, 06/12/2019

‘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 ...
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Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.  ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

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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...
10:32, 05/24/2019

NBA Finals: The Raptors straight up blew it in Game 2 SportsPulse: Just when it looked like the Raptors might have control of the NBA Finals, the Warriors brought us back to reality with a dominant second...
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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 ...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Raptors can win title, Durant may play in NBA Finals Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors can win their first championship and end Golden State’s quest for three in a row with one more victory. The R...
22:16, 06/10/2019

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 ...
06:32, 06/03/2019

Bucks inch closer to NBA finals with dominant Game 2 win over Raptors Bucks defeat Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 lead in East finalsAntetokounmpo leads way with 30 points, 17 reboundsGiannis Antetokounmpo started the game with...
12:00, 05/18/2019

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.   ...
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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,...
21:00, 05/31/2019

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 t...
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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 retu...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Kevin Durant will play for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Kevin Durant, listed as a game-time decision for Game 5, will play Monday night, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters pregame.    ...
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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 St...
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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. ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Warriors hang on to stay alive, win Game 5 of NBA Finals 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 t...
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Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals Stephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shooting touch in a hurry to get Golden State on a roll. Portland's defe...
13:16, 05/15/2019

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 a...
22:00, 06/02/2019

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...
09:32, 05/31/2019

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...
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15:32, 05/16/2019

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...
15:16, 05/24/2019

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.    &#...
04:32, 05/26/2019

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. Yah...
17:48, 05/31/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/28/2019

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.    &#...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Kevin Durant plans to play for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant is listed as a game-time decision for Game 5, but a person with knowledge of the situation says he plans to play. &#...
01:16, 06/11/2019

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 ...
07:48, 06/08/2019

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.    &...
14:32, 06/14/2019

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 Mond...
07:16, 06/11/2019

Draymond Green exchanges words with Drake after NBA Finals Game 1 loss to Raptors Draymond Green didn't leave the court quietly follow the Warriors' Game 1 loss, engaging in a tense exchange with Raptors superfan Drake. &...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title. ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Warriors outclass tired Trail Blazers in Game 1 of West finals SportsPulse: Maybe Kevin Durant can take this week off anyways? The Trail Blazers looked sluggish and need to regroup quick, otherwise it could be a v...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Curry leads second-half blitz as Warriors move within one game of NBA finals Golden State beat Portland 110-99 to go 3-0 up in seriesBlazers led by 13 points at half-time before comebackDraymond Green notches triple-double; Cur...
06:32, 05/19/2019

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....
06:16, 06/14/2019

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.  ...
16:32, 06/08/2019

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 A...
07:32, 05/31/2019

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 ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

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. ...
05:32, 06/03/2019

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:...
07:32, 05/31/2019

NBA finals: Klay Thompson a game-time decision as injuries mount for Warriors Kevin Durant and Kevon Looney will not play in Game 3Golden State and Toronto tied 1-1 in best-of seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors will take the ...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant out for NBA Finals Game 3; Klay Thompson is questionable The injury-plagued Warriors will go without two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant for Game 3 in Oakland. The series with the Raptors is tied 1-1.  &#...
01:32, 06/05/2019

How Nuggets, Blazers can win Game 7, advance to meet Warriors in Western Conference Finals Portland's Damian Lillard and Denver's Nikola Jokic meet again in what could be an epic finale. The winner takes on NBA defending champ Gold...
17:48, 05/12/2019

Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins returns from quad injury in Game 1 of NBA Finals DeMarcus Cousins returned to the Warriors lineup in the opener of the NBA Finals after a left quad injury in Game 2 of the first round.   &...
12:00, 05/31/2019

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....
08:16, 05/31/2019

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.  &#...
18:32, 06/06/2019

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 Fri...
13:00, 06/07/2019

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 and cut Toronto's series lead to 3-2. ...
10:48, 06/11/2019

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 ...
09:32, 06/08/2019

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 Fi...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant expected to practice with goal of returning in Game 5 of NBA Finals Warriors star Kevin Durant is expected to practice and do an extra workout with younger players on Sunday with the hope that he can play in Game 5. &...
23:48, 06/09/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors' Kevin Durant officially out for Game 1, DeMarcus Cousins questionable Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, while DeMarcus Cousins is questionable.  ...
01:48, 05/28/2019

Draymond Green keys Game 3 comeback, carrying Warriors to cusp of fifth straight Finals Green notches a triple-double as Golden State overcomes 13-point halftime deficit to topple Portland, 110-99, to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Wes...
12:32, 05/19/2019

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 ho...
09:00, 06/06/2019

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...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Kawhi Leonard hits fadeaway game-winner to send Toronto Raptors to Eastern Conference Finals Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard was given the ball with just seconds left in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Philadelphia 7...
05:16, 05/13/2019

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt ahead of NBA Finals Game 2 Kerr sported a black T-shirt at his media availability about 90 minutes before Sunday's tip-off with the slogan "Vote For Our Lives" in response to th...
10:48, 06/03/2019

Warriors' Andre Iguodala left wide open for NBA Finals Game 2-clinching 3-pointer Andre Iguodala was left wide open for the clinching 3-pointer in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors deny disrespecting the Warriors' swingman....
07:48, 06/03/2019

Warriors owner's wife says Beyonce fans made death threats over Game 3 moment in NBA Finals Nicole Curran, wife of Warriors owner Joseph Lacob, says Beyonce fans have been making death threats after perceived drama in Game 3 of NBA Finals. &...
00:32, 06/08/2019

LeBron James calls for 'swift action' against Warriors part-owner who shoved Kyle Lowry in NBA Finals Game 3 Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James called Thursday for "swift action" to be taken against a part-owner of the Golden State Warriors who shoved Toron...
22:32, 06/06/2019

Drake trolls Steph Curry by wearing a Dell Curry Raptors jersey to Game 1 of NBA Finals For all the attention Drake received in the buildup to the NBA Finals, you just knew that he would have something in store for Game 1 in Toronto. ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant won't be ready for Game 1 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant is still expected to be ready at some point during the NBA Finals after his strained calf was re-evaluated, but it won't be Game 1. ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears 'Vote For Our Lives' t-shirt to Game 2 of NBA Finals Steve Kerr wore a "Vote For Our Lives" t-shirt in support of stricter gun control laws two days after a gunman killed 12 people in Virginia Beach. &#...
04:16, 06/03/2019

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. &...
01:32, 06/05/2019

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...
14:48, 05/21/2019

How the underdog Raptors have taken control of the Finals The only Canadian team in the NBA is one game away from winning its first league championship when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors ...
19:32, 06/10/2019

The Raptors Won But Finals Chaos Still Reigns It’s cheap to say that the Raptors beat the Gldn Stae Warors (which is to say, 63 percent of the Golden State Warriors) in Game 3 of the NBA Finals; i...
18:00, 06/06/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Price is right on the Raptors “Pascal Siakam won’t be able to shoot 14-of-17 from the floor again.” It’s the phrase shouted by pundits and Golden State backers after Game 1 went to...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Raptors aim to tie Eastern Conference finals TORONTO - The game of adjustments will continue Tuesday night when the host Toronto Raptors try to even the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals ag...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Raptors rally to take 3-1 stranglehold on NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors produced a strong third quarter to defeat the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Oakland on Friday to take a 3-1 lead in the Finals a...
09:16, 06/08/2019

Raptors aim to top Bucks for NBA Finals berth TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors will be looking to move on and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks will be hoping to stay alive Saturday night in Game 6 of the...
06:00, 05/25/2019

Give This One to the Raptors, but the N.B.A. Finals Aren’t Over What is the significance of a victory over a Warriors team that had lost to injury two probable Hall of Fame players — Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant?...
16:00, 06/06/2019

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...
16:48, 06/08/2019

Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals: They're playing for a chance to be called a dynasty        ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

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 M...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory ov...
08:32, 05/26/2019

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 appearan...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win o...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 17 rebounds, Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench to add 17 points and the Bucks never trailed on the way to a 12...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Warriors' Looney likely out for Finals with fracture The Warriors charter plane didn't arrive in Oakland until after 4 a.m. PT Monday, so the results of Monday's MRI on guard Klay Thompson's hamstring ha...
05:00, 06/04/2019

Warriors Come Alive In Third Quarter, Even NBA Finals For one and a half games of the 2019 NBA Finals, it looked like the Toronto Raptors were the better team. Then the first six minutes of Game 2’s third...
08:32, 06/03/2019

Warriors first to 5 Finals in row since 1966 Celtics The Warriors came back from a double-digit second-half deficit for the third straight game to sweep the Blazers and secure their fifth straight NBA Fi...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Bucks dominate Raptors to take 2-0 lead in East finals Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 30 points and 17 rebounds as the Bucks never trailed on their way to a 125-103 win over the Raptors in Game 2. ...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Raptors rally past Bucks for first Finals appearance TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors made history the hard way Saturday night, reaching the NBA Finals for the first time after rallying past the Milwaukee B...
15:00, 05/26/2019

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. ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Raptors have big edge in one ‘inside’ stat It was the shout heard ’round the world. From bettors who had taken the Toronto Raptors to cover the point spread in Monday night’s Game 6 … fro...
21:32, 06/13/2019

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,...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Low...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.  &#...
14:32, 05/26/2019

'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 franc...
10:00, 05/24/2019

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...
10:16, 05/26/2019

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 ...
01:48, 05/26/2019

'Hurt' DeRozan: Raptors not in Finals without my years of sacrifice Kawhi Leonard carried the Toronto Raptors to the NBA Finals, but DeMar DeRozan claims the team wouldn't be there without his years of sacrifice buildi...
00:32, 06/05/2019

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the...
05:32, 05/22/2019

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 bask...
09:00, 05/26/2019

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 th...
00:16, 06/15/2019

Report: Warriors' Looney could return in Finals Golden State big man Kevon Looney could see action in the NBA Finals, despite suffering an upper-body cartilage fracture in the Game 2 of the series a...
02:00, 06/07/2019

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 Sta...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Fin...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Warriors' Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals The Golden State Warriors said Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can...
23:32, 05/23/2019

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 Sc...
17:48, 05/30/2019

What, them worry? Warriors confident despite NBA Finals hole TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are rugged and relentless, capable of punishing teams in transition any time they make a mistake. The Golden State ...
01:16, 06/02/2019

Warriors gut punch Blazers, advance to NBA Finals again No Kevin Durant, no problem — for now. The Golden State Warriors completed their sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers, with a thrilling 119-117 o...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Raptors executive accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.  &#...
15:48, 06/14/2019

The Nationals’ Gerardo Parra has 8,000 reasons to root for the Raptors in the NBA Finals Parra can thank his former San Francisco Giants teammates for talking him into joining their clubhouse pool before he was designated for assignment an...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Bucks say they got 'punched' as Raptors level NBA Eastern Conference finals Playoff series tied at 2-2 as Toronto win second game in successionWinner of best-of-seven series will face Warriors in NBA finalsWith a weary Kawhi L...
14:32, 05/22/2019

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 a...
11:16, 05/24/2019

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 d...
02:48, 05/30/2019

| 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 ...
08:48, 06/14/2019

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 R...
17:32, 06/03/2019

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 Leo...
04:16, 06/09/2019

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 Leon...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Nothing gold can stay: Warriors at crossroads after Finals loss The Golden State Warriors, a basketball dynasty that redefined the sport with their long range shooting and small ball lineups, face an offseason of u...
20:16, 06/14/2019

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 rea...
03:32, 05/29/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors clear Kevin Durant to practice Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant has officially been cleared to practice and could play in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve K...
03:32, 06/10/2019

Warriors move to conference finals despite missing Durant The Golden State Warriors get past Houston Rockets without Kevin Durant to continue quest for third straight title       ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Knicks one of biggest losers from Warriors’ painful NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors and the Knicks lost the NBA Finals — a gruesome two-week battleground that has disfigured the face of the once-pretty 2...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Rest for the weary: Warriors will only get stronger with break before NBA Finals These six straight wins since Kevin Durant went down have been as impressive a stretch as coach Steve Kerr has had during his tenure.   ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Warriors impose will in third to even Finals with Kevin Durant looming TORONTO — For the first part of the third quarter, it was no Canada. As in a complete zero. The two-time defending-champion Warriors were confident th...
07:16, 06/03/2019

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 ov...
15:48, 05/21/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors' Klay Thompson will have MRI on left hamstring Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will have an MRI on his left hamstring after leaving Sunday's NBA Finals Game 2 victory over the Toronto Rap...
08:32, 06/04/2019

Warriors’ Andre Iguodala is the NBA Finals’ most dangerous afterthought OAKLAND – After Andre Iguodala buried another huge NBA Finals dagger with 5.9 seconds left Sunday night to quiet Canada, Warriors sharpshooter Stephen...
21:32, 06/03/2019

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after pushing incident The Golden State Warriors have banned team minority owner Mark Stevens from the rest of the NBA Finals following a pushing incident involving Raptors ...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Warriors give exiting Drake an earful after NBA Finals win The Warriors had some words for Drake again – this time as the rapper was leaving the building. Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson were about to head back...
14:48, 06/03/2019

DeMarcus Cousins’ Finals return more than a Warriors boost OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Warriors won’t let injuries hamper finals push, says Jerebko The Golden State Warriors will not be letting injuries to Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins come between them and a third straight NBA title, the club...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Warriors reach fifth straight NBA Finals in dramatic fashion SportsPulse: The Warriors dynasty has reached its fifth straight Finals. And by the looks of it, they look primed to win the third straight title. &#...
08:32, 05/21/2019

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. &#...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convi...
07:00, 05/22/2019

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 fran...
06:32, 05/24/2019

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 o...
06:16, 05/26/2019

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 ...
20:16, 06/14/2019

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 ...
20:48, 06/08/2019

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...
20:00, 06/11/2019

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 ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
03:16, 06/10/2019

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 f...
07:16, 06/14/2019

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 Raptor...
09:16, 05/26/2019

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 ...
22:16, 06/17/2019

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...
05:32, 06/02/2019

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 statu...
11:32, 06/06/2019

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...
09:48, 06/03/2019

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 Warrio...
14:00, 05/31/2019

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 s...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals aga...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 for a 3-0 lead in the W...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Warriors' investor banned from NBA Finals for Lowry shove Warriors' investor Mark Stevens won't attend remaining NBA Finals for courtside shove of Raptors' Kyle Lowry     &...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO – It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 for the Warriors. Warriors coach Steve Kerr ...
21:48, 06/09/2019

NBA Finals: Why Steve Kerr is confident Warriors will bounce back TORONTO — The Warriors are in new territory in the NBA Finals in their fifth straight appearance. Before Thursday, they had never lost Game 1. Coach S...
14:32, 06/02/2019

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...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Time is running out for Kevin Durant’s return to Warriors in NBA Finals OAKLAND – A hobbled Klay Thompson is expected back for Friday’s Game 4 but Kevin Durant won’t join him, according to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. The ho...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries ...
02:32, 06/05/2019

NBA Finals: From possible fourth title to implosion. How will Warriors dynasty be defined? Golden State is trying to win its fourth title in five years. But free agency and other moves could shake up the roster this summer. How will it end? ...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Warriors Durant, Cousins may miss Western Conference Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins won’t necessarily return from injuries in time to play for the Golden State Warriors du...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Kevin Durant exits NBA Finals return with leg injury as Raptors fans mock TORONTO – After a strong first quarter, Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 9:46 left in the half with what appeared to be a re-injury of ...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Raptors executive Masai Ujiri accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.  &#...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Bucks' deep bench could be difference against Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals The Bucks have used their bench more during the postseason than any of the remaining teams in the playoffs, and the players have been productive. ...
00:32, 05/15/2019

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 ...
18:48, 06/02/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer-beating jumper sends Raptors to the Eastern finals Leonard rattled home a series-clinching, buzzer-beating jumper to lift the Toronto Raptors past the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 and into the Eastern ...
20:48, 05/13/2019

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 champion...
06:48, 06/12/2019

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\nT...
12:32, 06/11/2019

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 $...
02:00, 06/07/2019

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?  ...
19:48, 05/23/2019

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 ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

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 ...
17:32, 06/06/2019

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 wit...
08:48, 06/14/2019

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,...
06:32, 06/06/2019

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 Golden State and Toronto....
19:00, 06/04/2019

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 Warrio...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Warriors condemn minority owner who shoved Raptors player The Golden State Warriors on Thursday apologized to Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry after he was shoved by Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens durin...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Warriors 118, Rockets 113 | Golden State wins series, 4-2.: Warriors Finish Off the Rockets in Game 6 Making do without Kevin Durant, Golden State won another trip to the Western Conference finals by clinching its semifinal series on the road against H...
06:32, 05/11/2019

Raptors vs Bucks live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals online In a way, a Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals in the 2019 NBA postseason is exactly what we should have expected. They are ...
01:32, 05/16/2019

N.B.A. Roundup: Kawhi Leonard’s Buzzer-Beater Puts Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals Leonard capped a 41-point game with a winning shot against the 76ers that bounced off the rim four times. C.J. McCollum scored 37 to lead the Trail Bl...
06:16, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Bucks, Warriors sweeps would set stage for ultimate NBA Finals battle Both NBA conference finals have the potential to turn into blowouts, with the possibility of a pair of sweeps still on the table.    &...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Warriors not letting NBA Finals status dictate Durant's return date The Golden State Warriors are in an unfamiliar position after losing the opening game of the NBA Finals but head coach Steve Kerr said on Friday that ...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Golden State Warriors reach NBA Finals: Their fifth straight appearance by the numbers The Golden State Warriors are heading to the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive season. Here is a look at some incredible numbers from their run. &...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Warriors thrash 'terrible' Blazers in NBA Western Conference finals opener Portland Trail Blazers 94-116 Golden State WarriorsSteph Curry finds shooting touch and scores 36 pointsWarriors win easily despite continued absence ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Kevin Durant plans to make NBA finals return for Warriors, according to report Two-time NBA finals MVP has missed entire series so farESPN reports Durant plans to play in Game 5 on Monday nightGolden State are 3-1 down to Toronto...
22:16, 06/10/2019

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 with...
12:00, 05/31/2019

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 trolli...
06:32, 05/31/2019

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....
02:00, 06/07/2019

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.    ...
20:32, 05/31/2019

'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 final...
11:48, 06/14/2019

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 new...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Inside Kawhi Leonard's historic buzzer-beater that lifted Raptors into East finals Kawhi Leonard got the ultimate shooter's roll and hit the first game-winning, buzzer-beating shot in the history of NBA playoff Game 7s.  &...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Stephen Curry torments Trail Blazers again, sending Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Stephen Curry aced his moment of truth, propelling Warriors to West finals The plan had been for Curry to carry the offense with Kevin Durant sidelined, yet the two-time MVP still hadn’t scored a single point by halftime. He ...
00:00, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Warriors-Rockets drama gives Eastern Conference teams hope for NBA Finals Reality dictates that an NBA champ coming from somewhere in the vicinity of the Atlantic Coast hinges on what happens between Golden State and Houston...
03:32, 04/30/2019

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 nigh...
07:32, 05/31/2019

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...
21:48, 06/14/2019

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...
14:00, 05/27/2019

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....
07:32, 06/05/2019

Kawhi Leonard buzzer beater sends Toronto Raptors to East finals to face Milwaukee Bucks In what may go down as one of the most unlikely shots ever to win an NBA playoff series, the buzzer beater from Toronto star Kawhi Leonard bounced aro...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans who cheered 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 player...
19:00, 06/11/2019

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 defe...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Trail Blazers vs Warriors live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals online Another year, another NBA Western Conference Finals appearance for the Golden State Warriors. This makes it four in a row, and they haven't faile...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Look: Dell, Sonya Curry wear matching Blazers-Warriors jackets to Western Conference Finals Dell and Sonya Curry, the parents of Warriors star Stephen Curry and Portland's Seth Curry, wore matching jackets with both teams' logos to Game 4 of ...
09:32, 05/19/2019

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.  ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

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 th...
17:00, 06/12/2019

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 Final...
12:00, 05/31/2019

'People gravitate toward him': How first-year coach Nick Nurse has Raptors in NBA Finals Nick Nurse did it his way, getting head-coaching experience in far-flung places. Now, he's coaching the Toronto Raptors in their first NBA Finals...
01:00, 05/31/2019

DeMar DeRozan feels like 'sacrificial lamb' for Raptors, says he helped lay groundwork for NBA Finals run DeMar DeRozan said he's rooting for Raptors in NBA Finals — even though his former team left him feeling in some ways like the "sacrificial...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Warriors owner 'serious as a heart attack' that Kevin Durant will return for NBA Finals The Warriors are down 2-1 in the NBA Finals against the Raptors, and there's no better time for Kevin Durant to make his long-awaited return. &#...
15:00, 06/06/2019

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.   ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

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. ...
07:48, 06/03/2019

Giannis: Raptors not like C's; Game 1 a must-win Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo said his team was "fine" after going down 1-0 to the Celtics, but it is far more critical to win Game 1 against the R...
02:48, 05/15/2019

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 S...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Kevin Durant out for Game 3 of NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant still isn’t ready to return for the Golden State Warriors as he works back from a strained right calf he suf...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Rockets audited '18 Game 7, say Finals bid taken The Rockets believe they should have advanced to last year's NBA Finals, not the Warriors, citing their own audit of 81 potential missed calls in thei...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Bucks beat Raptors 108-100 to take Game 1 It was a pure-hustle play that was trademark Kyle Lowry. During the third quarter Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors point guard made like a beach v...
06:48, 05/16/2019

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 p...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Raptors confident ahead of do-or-die Game 7 Kyle Lowry had a massive Game 7 against the Miami Heat in 2016, scoring 35 points and flirting with a triple-double to carry the Raptors to their firs...
23:32, 05/11/2019

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 ava...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-...
00:48, 05/17/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Tip-off time, TV, streaming and everything else to know about Game 3 With the NBA Finals shifting to Oakland and the series tied 1-1 between the Raptors and Warriors, here's all the info you need to watch Game 3. ...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Report: Durant out for Game 1 of West finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday due t...
15:48, 05/14/2019

N.B.A. Finals Game 6 Preview: What You Need to Know About Kevin Durant Durant is out with an Achilles’ injury, but he looms over what may be the Golden State Warriors’ last game of the season, and the Raptors’ championshi...
17:00, 06/13/2019

How to Stream Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals Tonight The St. Louis Blues are taking on the Boston Bruins tonight in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, with the winner of tonight’s game taking home the cup...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Leonard carries Raptors over 76ers in Game 4 Kawhi Leonard had 39 points and 14 rebounds and the second-seeded Toronto Raptors defeated the host Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday to even the Ea...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Sixers come through to force decisive Game 7 against Raptors SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the 76ers' win over the Raptors and looks ahead to Game 7, where Philadelphia will ...
09:16, 05/10/2019

Raptors say Siakam (calf) is doubtful for Game 4 The Toronto Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Sunday's Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76...
23:32, 05/04/2019

Raptors say Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Game 4 Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Sunday's Game 4 against Philadelphia with a right calf injury       &...
20:32, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Raptors leading 60-52 at halftime of Game 3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Kyle Lowry has 15 points, Pascal Siakam...
05:00, 06/06/2019

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 Fi...
08:32, 05/30/2019

Raptors regroup after Game 2 loss to Sixers The Toronto Raptors regrouped Tuesday after an off-night in Game 2 blunted the momentum from a dominant opening performance in their second-round seri...
20:00, 05/01/2019

NBA notebook: Durant to miss Game 1 of conference finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday due t...
15:48, 05/14/2019

Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is yet to progress to on-court work in his recovery from a strained right calf and won’t be ready to return ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Bruins beat Blues in game 1 of NHL Stanley Cup Finals on NBC BOSTON (AP) – Forty-nine years after Boston’s Bobby Orr flew through the air following his Stanley Cup-clinching goal against St. Louis, B...
09:48, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Barack Obama in Toronto for Game 2 of NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Sunday’s Game 2 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The 44th President of the United States —and noted...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Report: Durant (calf) out for Game 2 of West finals Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night due to a calf strain, Yahoo Sports ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

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 a...
02:48, 06/02/2019

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.       ...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Leonard scores 21, Raptors rout 76ers 125-89 to win Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout ...
05:16, 05/08/2019

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 ...
07:32, 06/10/2019

Milwaukee Bucks rally for Game 1 win over Toronto Raptors The Milwaukee Bucks secured a 108-100 comeback win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night at Fiserv Forum...
10:16, 05/16/2019

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 Wh...
01:48, 05/26/2019

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 Thur...
03:48, 06/15/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciproca...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Raptors capture pivotal Game 3 victory over Bucks SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the importance of the Raptors&ap...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Brook Lopez, Bucks steal Game 1 away from Raptors SportsPulse: Sometimes heroes come out of nowhere. Brook Lopez had a huge night to help propel the Bucks to a comeback victory over the Raptors in Gam...
11:32, 05/16/2019

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 report...
23:00, 06/10/2019

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 look...
02:16, 05/31/2019

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...
23:32, 06/01/2019

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...
12:01, 06/06/2019

Metallica rocks national anthem for NBA Finals Game 3 as Beyonce, Jay-Z look on Heavy metals titans James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica rocked the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NBA finals.    ...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Drake showed up at Jurassic Park to watch Game 6 of the NBA Finals Rather than travel to Oracle Arena to take in the game in person, Drake chose to watch alongside the Raptors faithful in Toronto.    &...
04:48, 06/14/2019

Kevin Durant exits Game 5 of NBA Finals with apparent leg injury Warriors star Kevin Durant limped off the floor and to the locker room after appearing to suffer a right-leg injury in the second quarter of Game 5. ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Drake and Draymond Green have heated exchange after NBA Finals game Drake couldn’t help himself. The famous rapper and infamous Toronto sports superfan started Game 1 of the NBA Final by trolling the Warriors by wearin...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Kevin Durant exits Game 5 of NBA Finals with Achilles injury Warriors star Kevin Durant limped off the floor with an Achilles injury and is scheduled to have an MRI exam on Tuesday.     ...
10:48, 06/11/2019

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.     ...
04:16, 06/03/2019

Bruins rout Blues 5-1 to force Game 7 of Stanley Cup Finals Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes 27 saves to deny the St. Louis Blues a chance to win their first Stanley Cup title at home.    ...
05:32, 06/10/2019

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Rapt...
16:16, 06/11/2019

Blues, Stars meet again in Game 7 for spot in West finals The Blues and Stars are set for Game 7 in a second-round series again, three years after St. Louis dominated a winner-take-all matchup in Dallas for a...
15:16, 05/07/2019

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 final...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Slumping Ben Simmons comes to life as Sixers force Game 7 against Raptors Butler scores 25 in leading 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7Lillard pours in 32 to help Trail Blazers stave off eliminationJimmy Butler lived up to ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Raptors vs. 76ers Game 7 keys: More on the line than just a meeting with the Bucks The 76ers and Raptors head into Game 7 on Sunday with more than a spot in the conference finals at stake.        ...
17:48, 05/12/2019

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 Sta...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Jimmy Butler pours it on as 76ers force Game 7 vs. Raptors PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference...
08:16, 05/10/2019

76ers-Raptors Game 7: Joel Embiid X-factor for Philadelphia Joel Embiid isn’t a towel-tosser. The night after Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics meekly bowed out of the Eastern Conference playoffs with another...
00:16, 05/13/2019

Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Confe...
05:00, 05/10/2019

With Raptors on verge of NBA history, Canadians in Oakland and beyond react to Game 5 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...
08:16, 06/08/2019

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 Canad...
08:32, 06/11/2019

76ers even series with impressive bounce-back win over Raptors in Game 2 Philadelphia answered its Game 1 loss in impressive fashion, with better defense and key adjustments to beat Toronto 94-89 and tie the series 1-1. &#...
06:48, 04/30/2019

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 Wedne...
07:48, 06/06/2019

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...
02:16, 06/07/2019

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 M...
05:00, 06/11/2019

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., ac...
03:48, 06/08/2019

Durant goes down, Warriors hold off Rockets in Game 5 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 27 points, including a key layup with 4.1 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Duran...
09:16, 05/09/2019

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 ...
00:32, 06/05/2019

Curry, Warriors close out Rockets in Game 6 Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting Golden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western Confe...
08:48, 05/11/2019

The Warriors Won a Game and Lost Kevin Durant 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 ...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Game 3 and 4 Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of Western Conference final series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Warriors’ Klay Thompson going to warm up before Game 3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson is going to warm up before Game 3 of the NBA Finals and his status remains uncertain. The Golden Warriors guard s...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Looney returns 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 driv...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Warriors' Durant listed as questionable for Game Five The Golden State Warriors on Sunday listed All Star Kevin Durant as questionable for their must-win Game Five of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Ra...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Warriors Say Center DeMarcus Cousins Available for Game 1 Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playof...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Blazers eye Game 3 breakthrough at home vs. Warriors The Portland Trail Blazers hope to take their improved play a step further on their home court Saturday night when they seek their first win of the We...
09:16, 05/18/2019

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 ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Pelosi, Trudeau make friendly wager ahead of Game 5 of NBA Finals House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a wager ahead Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night between the Golden S...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Enjoy Date Night While Sitting Courtside at NBA Finals Game Beyoncé and Jay-Z are feeling that Golden State of mind on Wednesday evening. The A-list couple sat courtside at Game 3 of the NBA Finals with the To...
13:48, 06/06/2019

The Real ‘MVP’: Barack Obama Steals Drake’s Thunder at Game 2 of the NBA Finals While Drake has made himself the talk of this year’s NBA Finals with all his trash talk on behalf of his beloved Toronto Raptors, the rapture Sunday n...
06:48, 06/04/2019

Stanley Cup Finals: Time, TV, streaming info and everything you need about Game 6 of Bruins-Blues The St. Louis Blues, up 3-2 in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins, can capture the first championship in franchise's 52-year histor...
16:16, 06/09/2019

Toronto Raptors get double-overtime Game 3 NBA playoff win over Milwaukee Bucks The Raptors found life in the Eastern Conference finals, avoiding a disastrous 3-0 series deficit with a double-overtime win over the Bucks.  &#...
05:16, 05/20/2019

Bucks come alive in fourth quarter to rally past Raptors in Game 1 Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points, and Brook Lopez had 13 of his 29 in the fourth to lead the Bucks past the Raptors 108-100 in Game 1.  &#...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Leonard hits bouncer at buzzer, Raptors beat 76ers in Game 7 Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Game 7 Sunday: Stars must step up in Nuggets-Blazers and Raptors-Sixers Sports Pulse: The Nuggets face the Blazers and the Raptors take on the 76ers in a pair of decisive Game 7s. USA TODAY Sport's Jeff Zillgitt deta...
14:32, 05/12/2019

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 ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

76ers bounce back to handle Raptors and force decisive Game 7 Two nights after getting blown out by 36 points, the Sixers rebounded with a 112-101 win over the Raptors to force a Game 7 back in Toronto.  &#...
06:00, 05/10/2019

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 lo...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Brook Lopez heroics propel Bucks past Raptors in Game 1 MILWAUKEE — Brook Lopez scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 24 and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied in the final ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

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.  ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

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 themselve...
08:32, 05/24/2019

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. &...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Kawhi Leonard's monster Game 1 for Raptors should have 76ers worried It was only the first game of the series, but if Kawhi Leonard keeps putting up big numbers, the 76ers are in trouble.      ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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.    &...
15:00, 06/06/2019

On Pro Basketball: Warriors Are Rolling and Rockets Are Rocked After Game 2 A series that threatened to devolve into complaints about a referee picked up when Stephen Curry and James Harden fought through injuries to inject so...
19:16, 05/01/2019

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, Ca...
09:16, 06/08/2019

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 ...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Klay Thompson won’t play in Warriors’ Game 3 blow 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 d...
03:00, 06/06/2019

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?...
02:48, 05/29/2019

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 Oakl...
04:00, 05/30/2019

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 ...
06:16, 06/05/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors, Blazers both enter Game 4 banged up Though the Golden State Warriors have won all three games of the Western Conference finals thus far against Portland, the series is taking its toll on...
07:00, 05/20/2019

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 M...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Already without Durant, Warriors bracing for Game 3 sans Thompson OAKLAND, Calif. — The juggernaut Warriors have proven they can win without Kevin Durant. They have not proven they can win without Durant and Klay Tho...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Game 7 picks: Will the San Jose Sharks win another one or will Colorado Avalanche reach conference finals? Will the Sharks win another Game 7 or can the less experienced Avalanche pull off another surprise series win?        ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Game 7 picks: Will St. Louis Blues or Dallas Stars win and reach conference finals? USA TODAY Sports NHL panel picks whether the St. Louis Blues or Dallas Stars will move on to the Western Conference final after Tuesday's Game 7....
15:16, 05/07/2019

Minutes, injury concerns piling up for Raptors ahead of pivotal Game 4 vs. Bucks Following a grueling series against the Sixers and now a double-overtime game against the Bucks, do the Raptors have enough energy to beat the Bucks? ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

NBA playoffs: Kawhi Leonard's buzzer beater wins Game 7 for Raptors over 76ers Toronto will face Milwaukee Bucks in Eastern Conference finalsPhiladelphia 76ers 90-92 Toronto RaptorsKawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Jo...
05:48, 05/13/2019

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...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard slays Sixers in Game 7 with rim-rattling buzzer-beater Leonard rattled home a series-clinching, buzzer-beating jumper to lift the Toronto Raptors past the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 and into the Eastern ...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Thompson sustains torn left ACL in Warriors’ Game 6 loss OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say guard Klay Thompson sustained a torn left ACL during Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Thompson was hurt ...
09:32, 06/14/2019

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 F...
03:16, 06/10/2019

Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6 Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant's absence to finish off Houston ...
08:16, 05/11/2019

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 narr...
12:00, 05/25/2019

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 Thom...
15:16, 06/06/2019

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 seco...
07:32, 06/11/2019

Warriors Dodge A Whole Hailstorm Of Bullets, Hold Off Rockets In Game 5 The Warriors found themselves in a real hairy spot Wednesday night, in the second half of Game 5 of their conference semifinal series against the Hous...
10:48, 05/09/2019

NBA playoffs: Warriors and Celtics open second round with big Game 1 wins SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Martin Rogers breaks down how the Warriors and Celtics won their series openers for early 1-0 leads.   ...
06:16, 04/29/2019

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, cut...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Raptors' Kyle Lowry: Warriors' minority owner Mark Stevens 'shouldn't be part of league' Kyle Lowry told USA TODAY that fellow guard Fred VanVleet also heard the expletive-laced comments directed at him, along with the shove, in Game 3. &...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Raptors beat 76ers in Game 7 thriller on Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beater Kawhi Leonard's final shot bounced off the rim four times before finally dropping through to give the Raptors a 92-90 win over the Sixers in Game...
04:32, 05/13/2019

How will Warriors' Stephen Curry respond to miserable performance in Game 3? The Warriors' star shot 7-of-23 in the OT loss to the Rockets in Game 3. He will have a chance to bounce back Monday.     &#...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Rockets fan heckles Warriors’ Kevin Durant ‘New York Knicks!’ during Game 4 As if the Warriors’ series-tying loss against the Rockets on Monday wasn’t enough, a Rockets fan heckled Kevin Durant, shouting: “New York Knicks! New...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green: Ref talk 'embarrassing for the game' Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green acknowledged that the talk surrounding officiating in the aftermath of Game 1 was "embarrassing" for bask...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Warriors' Klay Thompson leaves Game 6, is diagnosed with torn ACL Klay Thompson's left knee appeared to buckle in an awkward landing after a contested dunk attempt late in the third quarter of Game 6.  ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Iguodala locks down Lillard in closing seconds as Warriors rally for Game 2 win Andre Iguodala clamped Damian Lillard in the final seconds as the Golden State Warriors picked up a 114-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in Gam...
17:00, 05/17/2019

James Harden comes through late to lead Rockets past Warriors in Game 3 James Harden makes the clutch plays when the Rockets needed them to hold off the Warriors 126-121 in overtime and cut their series deficit to 2-1. &#...
12:16, 05/05/2019

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 inju...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant exits Game 5 against Rockets with right calf strain The two-time Finals MVP was forced from action during Game 5 of a second-round playoff series with the Houston Rockets with an apparent right leg inju...
07:48, 05/09/2019

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...
19:16, 06/03/2019

Trail Blazers Solve Many Of Game 1's Problems, Still Narrowly Fall To The Warriors The Portland Trail Blazers made a real contest out of Game 2 of their Western Conference Finals series against the Golden State Warriors. After gettin...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 3; Klay Thompson questionable Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was ruled out and guard Klay Thompson is questionable for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Rapt...
20:00, 06/05/2019

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 Raptor...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Good luck charm? Draymond Green offers to buy reporter's trip to NBA Finals after Game 4 win Draymond Green told a reporter he "was good luck today" after the Golden State Warriors swept of the Portland Trail Blazers to reach the NBA Finals. ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

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 m...
05:16, 05/25/2019

Hard To Watch: Drake Forgot To Buy Courtside Tickets For Tonight’s Game And Is Now Trying To Act Like He’s Friends With The Raptors From The Nosebleeds Hip-hop superstar Drake’s loud presence on the sidelines of Toronto Raptors games has been a constant storyline of the 2019 NBA playoffs, but it looks...
02:32, 06/11/2019

Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Iss Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Issued a Protective Order Against Hayden Panettiere’s...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard saves Raptors' season in double-overtime Game 3 win over Bucks Kawhi Leonard put forth another memorable NBA playoff performance in the Toronto Raptors' double-overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Raptors coach Nick Nurse's fears about the Bucks come to fruition in Game 1 loss Just about everything went right for the Raptors through three quarters, but they blew a golden opportunity to steal home-court advantage.  ...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for at least Game 1 against Trail Blazers Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant was ruled out for at least Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
08:00, 05/14/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant will miss Game 6 vs. Rockets with strained calf MRI confirms Golden State Warriors forward has a strained calf. He will not travel with the team to Houston for Friday's playoff game.  ...
23:16, 05/09/2019

James Harden's eyes remain extremely red following injury in Game 2 vs. Warriors James Harden's eyes didn't look great as photos emerged Thursday of the Rockets star following his injury in Game 2 against the Warriors. &...
03:32, 05/03/2019

Rockets’ small lineup offers Warriors’ ‘Hamptons 5’ their toughest test yet in Game 4 win To give James Harden room to work, Houston uses an ultra-modern lineup of four guards — Harden, Chris Paul, Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers — plus forwa...
16:48, 05/07/2019

Curry soars as Warriors rally from 15-point deficit to Trail Blazers in Game 2 Curry pours in 37 points as Warriors take 2-0 series leadCJ McCollum misses driving jumper with 32 seconds leftThese Golden State Warriors have long b...
10:00, 05/17/2019

No ref controversy this time as Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets in Game 2 The referees weren't part of the narrative this time as the Warriors won a ferociously contested Game 2 over the Rockets.    ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Turn up the heat: NBA ref Scott Foster part of crew for Warriors-Rockets Game 2 NBA referee Scott Foster, who has been lambasted by James Harden and the Houston Rockets for what they perceive as poor performance, will work Game 2....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant exits Game 5 victory over Rockets with right calf strain The two-time Finals MVP was forced from action in the third quarter and will undergo an MRI exam Thursday, leaving his status for Friday's Game 6 up i...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Steph Curry lifts Golden State Warriors to Game 1 win over Portland Trail Blazers With Kevin Durant out injured, Steph Curry took over Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, scoring 36 points in the Warriors' win over the Bla...
12:48, 05/15/2019

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 se...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Warriors survive Game 5 but Kevin Durant injures Achilles’: ‘Incredible win and a horrible loss’ 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 ...
08:32, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson chirp Drake in the tunnel after Warriors' Game 2 win Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson had an exchange with Drake in the tunnel following the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.    ...
07:48, 06/03/2019