Raptors Headed To NBA Finals, First In Its 24 Year History
On Saturday night the Toronto Raptors truly delivered, in front of a packed and cheering house of 19,800 people standing in red shirts. With a victorious win of 100-94, the Raptiors are on their first NBA Finals. Down for almost the whole of the game, and trailing by 15 late in the third quarter, the Raptors went on a 26-3 run,
Kawhi Leonard led the team with 27 points and a game-high 17 rebounds; while
Kyle Lowry, playing through the relentless pain of a sprained thumb, had 17 points and eight assists. Pascal Siakam with 18 points, and Fred VanVleet finished with 14. The Raptors became just the sixth team in NBA history to win a conference final after losing the first two games. Next stop, is playing against Golden State Warriors, the defending NBA champion in Toronto, on Thursday.