Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse says he's disappointed he won't have Kawhi Leonard back when his club tries to defend the NBA title next season, but understands why he departed.
US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will consider inviting the Toronto Raptors, the first Canadian team to win an NBA title, to the White House.
Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam celebrated his first NBA title with the flag of his homeland, Cameroon, draped over his shoulders and hopes to inspire the NBA dreams of young Africans.
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 NBA champion.
Having come within seconds and a single shot of winning their first NBA title, the Toronto Raptors must cope with the near-miss and a resurgence from defending champions Golden State.
Toronto advanced to the brink of a first NBA title as Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points and the Raptors ripped defending champion Golden State 105-92 Friday in the NBA Finals.
The feud between Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce isn't going to boil down just that, at least for now.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said his players will take a pressure-free approach to the new season on Monday as they chase a fourth NBA title in what could be their final campaign together.