'We brought it home': Toronto Raptors scoop first National Basketball Association title

Carrie Guzman
June 14, 2019

The Raptors took down the Warriors in today's Game 6, sealing a remarkable third road win for the series and securing the franchise's first-ever National Basketball Association title. Thompson did end up knocking down both free throws to give the Warriors an 85-80 lead late in the third quarter.

The Raptors surged past Golden State in the final few minutes of the game, ending the neck-and-neck matchup at 114-110.

Thompson's injury came on the heels of a nightmare Game 5 for the Warriors, who won the game but lost Kevin Durant for the remainder of the series and beyond with a torn Achilles tendon. "I had a great support system, I just kept working hard, working hard and had my mind set on this goal right here", said Leonard, who last season was limited to nine games due to a quadriceps injury.

Fred VanVleet scored 22 points off the bench and made big shot after big shot down the stretch to lead the Raptors to an unforgettable win on the road.

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Golden State has good reason to believe, given the shooting guard's age and health history, that he will return to all-star level play. "I don't know if it's related to five straight seasons of playing a hundred plus games and just all the wear and tear, but it's devastating".

Thompson was helped off the court, then returned briefly to shoot a pair of free throws before limping back off. Leonard was named Finals MVP after the series-clinching victory Thursday in Oakland, California. It was Nick Nurse finding answers to get the team over the hump, and get them to the point of champions.

"We did this off of love", Drake said after the game.

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