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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 of the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-104 and tie the NBA Finals at one game ...

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals

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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...
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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.    ...
03:32, 06/11/2019

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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...
21:00, 05/31/2019

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

Bucks rally late to take Game 1 of NBA Eastern Conference finals over Raptors Toronto Raptors 100-108 Milwaukee BucksBrook Lopez scores 13 of his 29 points in final quarterBrook Lopez scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth qua...
15:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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' 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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' 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

The Rockets Still Believe They Can Beat the Warriors. Are They Right? The most intriguing question in the NBA is whether the Rockets can beat the Warriors. The answer may be in an obscure academic paper written by a futu...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs Leonard scores 36, Siakam has 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in double OT, cut conference finals deficit to 2-1       ...
05:16, 05/20/2019

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference fi...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Butler scores 30 as 76ers beat Raptors 94-89 to even series Jimmy Butler's big game helped Philadelphia snap a lengthy losing streak in Toronto and, more importantly, brought the 76ers level in their Eastern Co...
13:32, 04/30/2019

Leonard scores 39, Raptors beat 76ers 101-96 to tie series PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76e...
01:00, 05/06/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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' 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 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' 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

England beat Cameroon to reach quarter-finals amid VAR drama At times it was as chaotic as the traffic in downtown Yaoundé, Cameroon’s capital, at rush hour but, when the dust finally settled, England’s “Benevol...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Costa Rica beat Bermuda to advance to Gold Cup quarter-finals Goals from Mayron George and Elias Aguilar helped Costa Rica to a 2-1 victory over Bermuda in Texas on Thursday that also earned them a place in the q...
09:16, 06/21/2019

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

NBA Playoffs: Rockets Beat Warriors Series Tied 2-2 USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down how the Rockets tied their series with the Warriors at 2.        ...
15:16, 05/07/2019

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

Blues Beat Bruins, but Officiating Takes Center Stage at Stanley Cup Finals An official appeared to miss a penalty by a St. Louis Blues player, setting off a sequence that allowed them to score the decisive goal in a 2-1 victo...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Marta becomes record scorer at World Cup finals as Brazil beat Italy to reach last 16 Marta becomes the record goalscorer at World Cup finals as her 17th goal gives Brazil victory over Italy in Group C and a place in the last 16 in Fran...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Kevin Durant's Achilles Seems To Be Intact, But The Warriors Have To Beat The Rockets Without Him The good news for Warriors fans: An MRI this afternoon confirmed that Kevin Durant’s scary-looking non-contact injury Wednesday night was actually a r...
00:00, 05/10/2019

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

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

Trail Blazers beat Nuggets to set up NBA Western Conference final with Warriors Portland win Game 7 on road in Denver to take seriesNuggets miss 11 free-throws and blow 17-point leadCJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Tr...
05:48, 05/13/2019

'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

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 beat Rockets for 3-2 NBA playoff series lead but suffer Durant injury Houston Rockets 99-104 Golden State WarriorsDurant to have MRI on Thursday to determine extent of injuryHouston one loss from elimination in best-of-s...
15:00, 05/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sportwatch: St Kilda beat Port, Cowboys beat Titans and Eagles beat Bulldogs – as it happened AFL: St Kilda trounced by Port, Bombers beat Blues, Eagles beat BulldogsNRL: Cowboys beat TitansSuper Netball: Swifts beat Adelaide, Giants beat Thund...
12:32, 06/02/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Four players to watch to win Finals MVP With the NBA Finals set to begin on Thursday night in Toronto, here are the best bets to win the series MVP award (odds courtesy of Westgate SuperBook...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Warriors 104, Rockets 100 | Golden State leads series, 1-0: Warriors Start Hamptons Five, Showing Urgency in Win Over Rockets Golden State struggled to close out the underdog Clippers in the first round. With two injured stars, Coach Steve Kerr went right to his best unit aga...
06:16, 04/29/2019

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

Sportwatch: Hawthorn beat Geelong, Manly beat Parramatta and more – as it happened AFL: Saints beat Bulldogs 17.14 (116) to 14.5 (89)NRL: Manly 36-24 ParramattaAFL: West Coast beat Melbourne 14.7 (91) to 11.12 (78)NRL: Titans 18-38 S...
15:32, 07/21/2019

Sportwatch: Lions beat Swans, Manly beat Bulldogs, plus the latest rugby, tennis and more – live! Updates on a busy day of sport around AustraliaFirst day of Folau hearing endsAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 12.05pm BST AFL: Q3: 11:00 West...
13:16, 05/04/2019

How do we beat 8chan and other far-right sites? The same way we beat Isis | Julia Ebner A determined international operation is desperately required to halt the spread of white supremacist propagandaCopycat terrorism is on the rise again,...
11:48, 08/07/2019

Warriors 110, Trail Blazers 99 | Golden State leads series, 3-0: N.B.A. Playoffs: Warriors Rally to Put Trail Blazers on the Brink Draymond Green had a triple-double and Stephen Curry scored 36 points for Golden State, which is one win from its fifth straight trip to the N.B.A. fi...
11:00, 05/19/2019

The Weirder The Finals Get, The Better The news from the NBA Finals is all good, kids, and it is this: Nobody has any narratives left to invent. The events of Games 1 and 2 have savaged all...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Some Knicks are actually going to the NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks are headed to the NBA Finals. In making good on his campaign promise, Knicks coach David Fizdale has dispatched top assis...
16:00, 06/07/2019

The Raptors Blew It Coming close hurts all the more when you can quantify just how close you came. One shot, or one missed shot, or one call the other way, or ... one tim...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Celebrities at the 2019 NBA Finals Drake is hardly the only celebrity to make an appearance at the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors.   &#...
20:32, 05/31/2019

Kawhi 1st to win Finals MVP in both conferences Kawhi Leonard, who won Finals MVP in 2014 with the Spurs, earned the honor for a second time following Toronto's series-clinching win Thursday night....
08:00, 06/14/2019

List of NBA Finals MVP winners List of NBA Finals Most Valuable Player winners: 2019 - Kawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors 2018 - Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors 2017 - Kevin Durant...
20:16, 06/14/2019

'Steal a Taco' During the NBA Finals If you’re an NBA (or MLB) fan, you’re probably familiar with Taco Bell’s propensity for giving away tacos during high-stakes games. If you’re not a fa...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Let's Talk Ourselves Into This NBA Finals Matchup The NBA Finals would seem great to someone who only recently decided to care about NBA basketball. You’ve got your dynastic bulletproof Golden State W...
23:16, 05/30/2019

LeBron James-less Finals was a win for the NBA LAS VEGAS — The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around. The NBA said Friday that 56 percent of...
04:48, 06/15/2019

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

Raptors' Nurse: Don't care about 0-2; we can win Raptors coach Nick Nurse is defiant in his belief that Toronto still has what it takes to rebound from an 0-2 deficit against the Bucks and advance to...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Drake is all-in at Raptors’ parade Drake is everything we thought he would be at the Raptors’ parade Monday morning. The rapper was plastered next to Kawhi Leonard throughout some...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of tha...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Lucky 7? Raptors face another must-win The Toronto Raptors will play an advance-or-be-eliminated contest for the seventh time in franchise history on Sunday when they face the Philadelphia ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

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

Drake And The Raptors Both Got A Talking-To From The NBA The Toronto Raptors will host Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight, and there’s no doubt Drake will be sitting on the sideline. He’s behaved like an unrul...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Trump to consider inviting Raptors ‘if they’d like to do it’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll consider inviting the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House “if they’d...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them...
09:00, 05/16/2019

A look at the Raptors’ matchup with the Bucks The Toronto Raptors will play in the NBA Eastern Conference final for just the second time in team history when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Wedn...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Turkish TV won't air West finals due to Kanter The Western Conference Finals will not be televised by Turkish broadcaster S Sport because Enes Kanter plays for the Trail Blazers and has been a long...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money and do German tea...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals Kevin Durant still has not been cleared for on-court activities and is unlikely to be ready at the start of the NBA Finals, while DeMarcus Cousins' re...
22:16, 05/23/2019

What must go right for Kevin Durant to return in NBA Finals TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it is “feasible’’ Kevin Durant could be activated after just one full practice. Speaking at the Warriors’ sho...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Rapinoe on the spot to take U.S. into quarter-finals The United States needed two Megan Rapinoe penalties, one of them controversially confirmed after a lengthy VAR review, to beat Spain 2-1 on Monday an...
20:48, 06/24/2019

How to Stream the Stanley Cup Finals This Week The Boston Bruins take on the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final this week. It’s the first time the Blues have made it to the final in 49 years ...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Coaching trickery and three other keys to the NBA Finals The Raptors opened the 2019 NBA Finals with a convincing win. Then the Warriors took back home-court advantage. Here are the key takeaways after two g...
17:00, 06/03/2019

'We've got to take it ourselves': Nick Nurse's journey to the NBA Finals A broken-down van, a three-day stint at Iowa State and a guitar. Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse has had a long and winding road to the NBA Fina...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Curry's NBA Finals MVP odds strengthen He wasn't the highest scorer on his own team in Game 2, but Stephen Curry's odds to win the Most Valuable Player award in the 2019 NBA Finals strength...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Who will win the NBA finals? Our writers share their predictions Will the Golden State Warriors make history or can the Toronto Raptors complete their charmed run? Our writers predict the winner, key players and dar...
12:32, 05/30/2019

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

Top 5: Moments from the Champions League finals "The finals of the CEV Champions League volleyball between Zenit Kazan and Cucine Lube Civitanova, in the men\u0027s draw, and Igor Gorgonzola Novara ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

NHL: Blues down Bruins 4-2 to even Stanley Cup Finals Ryan O'Reilly scored twice including the game winner as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-2 in Game Four on Monday to level the best-of...
06:16, 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

Three players to watch in the NHL Conference Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Kevin Allen breaks down three players who we should be paying attention to in the NHL's Conference Finals. &...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant Is Fucking Up The Finals In an ordinary Finals, the team in Golden State’s position, down 2-1 after dropping Game 3 at home, would be in real trouble, needing to win three out...
05:00, 06/07/2019

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

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling...
00:16, 06/15/2019

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

Raptors hope for one more momentum swing In the wild, unpredictable NBA Eastern Conference semifinal between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers, the team that seems to take control of...
20:00, 05/10/2019

What stays in Vegas? The Raptors, 1 more night The NBA champion Raptors extended their celebratory trip to Las Vegas and will return to Toronto in time for a victory parade and rally in the city on...
03:00, 06/16/2019

Rested Bucks ready for Raptors Depth could make the difference when the well-rested Milwaukee Bucks host the opener of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night against the Toro...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Drake Has Become The Rowdy Uncle Of The Raptors “In the Six cooking with the wrist motion,” Drake rapped prophetically in 2015. “The Six” refers to Toronto’s area code. “Wrist motion” refers to the ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto t...
09:32, 05/31/2019

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

Hey, Raptors Fans, You Want Fries With Those 3-Pointers? A season-long McDonald’s promotion tied to the Toronto Raptors’ shooting has resulted in more than two million orders of French fries being given away...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Kyle Lowry Kept The Raptors Alive It was an up-and-down postseason in what’s been an up-and-down career for Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, but on Thursday night, when all of his teamm...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors win broadcast at wedding reception If Dolly Kambo couldn't see Kawhi Leonard sink a legendary shot for her favourite sports team in person, then watching him do it from a relative's wed...
03:32, 05/14/2019

What If The Raptors Had To Choose Between Kawhi And Drake? There are rules to the Deadcast, although we don’t generally pay that much attention to them. For the most part, as you might have noticed, it goes li...
05:16, 06/06/2019

The Raptors Had a Title in Their Grasp. Now They Must Regroup. With three minutes left, the Raptors looked in full control of Game 5. But then the Splash Brothers showed up, leading to a devastating loss for Toron...
14:48, 06/11/2019

The Toronto Freaking Raptors Are Now NBA Champions The Toronto Raptors, of all teams, are your new NBA champions, after pulling out a 114–110 win in Oakland in Thursday night’s Game 6. It wasn’t necess...
13:00, 06/14/2019

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

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the c...
21:16, 05/13/2019

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, ...
12:48, 05/27/2019

76ers vs. Raptors: The ‘Over’ looks bettor-friendly It is almost impossible to find an edge in the postseason of any sport. A season of play has already passed, and lines are as tight as possible. Never...
00:16, 05/13/2019

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

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the w...
18:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. win both finals on opening day of IAAF World Relays "The United States dominated the opening day of the IAAF World Relays on Saturday, winning both finals of the newly introduced mixed events in Yokoham...
19:32, 05/11/2019

Lewis, Fitzgerald among referees picked for NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Eric Lewis and Kane Fitzgerald are heading to the NBA Finals for the first time, as they were among the 12 referees picked to work the ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Odds will go as Kevin Durant goes Though Kevin Durant will remain on the sideline, Klay Thompson is expected to return Friday for Game 4 of the NBA Finals matching the Golden State War...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020 The Fed Cup's existing format will be scrapped next year when a 12-nation Finals week will be staged in Budapest in April, the International Tennis Fe...
13:00, 06/27/2019

KHSAA Tennis Regional Finals Highlights Boys Singles: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Matt Halpin defeats Tates Creek’s Zach White to win fourth straight 11th regional championship Girls ...
06:48, 05/17/2019

RJ Barrett watched the NBA Finals with the Knicks’ president When RJ Barrett visited the Knicks for his workout June 10, the Duke product spent more time than the usual draft prospect, even getting invited to te...
12:48, 06/22/2019

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could ma...
14:00, 05/29/2019

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

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of the...
21:00, 06/08/2019

LeBron James may not be in NBA Finals, but he is making an impact LeBron James is not playing in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010, and it's noticeable to players and in overall viewership.  ...
20:32, 05/31/2019

Jokic, Nuggets move within a win of West finals Nikola Jokic had 25 points, 19 rebounds and six assists, Paul Millsap scored 24 points, and the host Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 12...
09:00, 05/08/2019

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

England all but out of European Under-21 finals after defeat to Romania • Group C: England U21 2-4 Romania U21• Aidy Boothroyd: ‘They will have to carry me out’One by one England’s players fell to the ground at the realisa...
02:16, 06/22/2019

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

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful h...
06:48, 05/24/2019

UEFA Nations League finals preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portu...
23:00, 06/03/2019

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

VAR to be used in Nations League finals week, says UEFA "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe\u0027s soccer governing body UEFA said...
15:16, 06/03/2019

Did Paul Pierce nearly poop himself during the NBA Finals? A ‘confession’ Paul Pierce has finally flushed out the truth — though something still reeks. Lets rewind: It was Game 1 of the 2008 NBA Finals between the Celt...
05:32, 06/06/2019

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant’s return may finally be here TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr listed Kevin Durant as “a game-time decision” but sounded optimistic he will be a go for his long-anticipated retu...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Vanderbilt beats Louisville 3-2 to advance to CWS finals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt came to the College World Series ranked in the top five in all the major offensive categories. The Commodores have a .40...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Why we flew a blimp during the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup Freshwork's #Cricket4Life campaign was an opportunity to support two causes their employees & customers are passionate about -- cricket and fighting h...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Southgate: Semi-finals not good enough for England "England have reached the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations L...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Copa América: where the quarter-finals will be won and lost Previews for the Brazil v Paraguay, Venezuela v Argentina, Colombia v Chile and Uruguay v Peru tiesBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredUnder the watchful ...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Drake hugs it out with Eugenie Bouchard during NBA Finals Drake wasn’t the only Raptors fan turning heads during Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Before settling into her seat at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Turin to host ATP Finals from 2021 to 2025 "Turin\u0027s Pala Alpitour stadium has been named as the new venue for the ATP Finals from 2021-2025, drawing a line under London\u0027s long tenure ...
19:48, 05/01/2019

English clubs take over European football finals After a week in which football has redefined the word "incredible," the Premier League title race enters the final chapter of an extraordinary season....
16:00, 05/10/2019

The End of the Warriors as We Know Them Win or lose against Houston, the Warriors will leave Oakland in a move that is quintessentially California, where reinvention has long been a state of...
18:00, 05/10/2019

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

4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade, police say Police in Toronto said four people were shot, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation is ongoing...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Bucks vs. Raptors: Don’t wager on a Milwaukee letdown The NBA’s Eastern Conference finals move to Toronto for Sunday’s Game 3 with the Raptors trailing 2-0 in the series, but posted as 3-point favorites o...
21:00, 05/19/2019

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 talked to Raptors about Drake's sideline conduct The NBA talked to the Toronto Raptors during the Eastern Conference finals about the behavior of Drake along the sideline, a league spokesman told ESP...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Gasol points finger at self after Raptors' loss Raptors center Marc Gasol said after Friday night's loss to the Bucks that he takes "full responsibility" for his team sputtering out of the gate and ...
08:16, 05/18/2019

Bucks finish with a flourish, rally to top Raptors 108-100 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brook Lopez scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 24 and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied in the f...
07:00, 05/16/2019

76ers, Raptors meet with series tied 1-1 Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference dur...
08:16, 05/02/2019

Drake might be Raptors’ last Kawhi Leonard hope The Raptors will get the last meeting with Kawhi Leonard before he decides his next destination and if they can’t sway him, perhaps one of their bigge...
01:48, 07/03/2019

Four injured in shooting during Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration Canadian officials said Monday's shooting at the Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration should not undermine a mostly peaceful commemoration of a historic w...
06:16, 06/18/2019

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a c...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors vs. Bucks: How Toronto improved its chances It’s all knotted up at two wins apiece in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals heading into Thursday’s pivotal Game 5 (TNT, 8:30 p.m.). Toronto is still ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Raptors show appreciation for Leonard, Green The Toronto Raptors on Saturday extended their appreciation to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green for helping lead them to their first NBA championship, ho...
02:00, 07/07/2019

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eli...
09:16, 05/26/2019

Raptors earn pivotal double-OT win over Bucks TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors knew they needed to play tougher than they had in losing the first two games to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conf...
09:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for 1st time OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The Toronto Raptors are NBA champi...
06:16, 06/14/2019

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of...
13:00, 06/14/2019

NBA notebook: Gunshots mar Raptors' title celebration Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday's rally celebrating the Raptors' championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

The Shook And Possibly Fraudulent Raptors Are Unraveling The Raptors are being completely outclassed by the 76ers in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series. Kawhi Leonard is the only Raptor who hasn’t p...
10:32, 05/03/2019

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar ri...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons may not have lit up the scoreboard as he would have liked but the towering Aussie did get some measure of revenge...
10:16, 04/30/2019

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Police: 4 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. (June 2019)   ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Bucks vow not to fold facing elimination against Raptors What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses the Bucks' collective mindset as they head back to Toronto faci...
18:32, 05/24/2019

DeRozan: I was 'sacrificial lamb' in Raptors' climb DeMar DeRozan, who was traded from the Raptors to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard last offseason, feels like he was the "sacrificial lamb" for Toronto to ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Kawhi Leonard opts out, though Raptors are still alive This Kawhi Leonard move was expected. His next might not be. The NBA Finals MVP will become an unrestricted free agent after opting out of his 2019-20...
03:16, 06/24/2019

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

Courtside fan ejected for shoving Raptors' Lowry Raptors guard Kyle Lowry took exception to a courtside fan who shoved him early in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's Game 3. "There's no place for som...
12:01, 06/06/2019

Raptors demolish 76ers to take command of series TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout the P...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Raptors can fill void in quiet playoffs Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beating series winner on Sunday gave the Toronto Raptors a prime spot on sports radio and television highlight shows across the...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch...
20:00, 05/15/2019

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

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

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