NBA Finals 2019: Toronto Raptors dethrone defending champions Golden State Warriors to win first championship
The Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA crown on Thursday, defeating Golden State 114-110 to become the first league champion from outside the United States by dethroning the defending titleholders.
NBA Finals 2019: Raptors are still favourites, but have a mountain to climb against rejuvenated Warriors in Oracle swansong
Raptors are still the better side between the two. But when they take the court, they’ll have to overcome Curry and Klay and the overwhelming comfort of Warriors’ champion mentality even when they’re down.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors forward Kevin Durant undergoes 'successful' surgery for ruptured Achilles tendon
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery Wednesday for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, confirming the injury and the operation in an Instagram posting.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 224: Shikhar Dhawan's thumb fracture, rain-affected World Cup, NBA Finals 2019 and more
In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss Shikhar Dhawan's thumb fracture, rain-affected World Cup, Indian football team, NBA Finals 2019 and more.
NBA Finals 2019: Raptors' Marc Gasol should have been awarded two free throws late in Game 5 against Warriors, says league
The NBA says Toronto's Marc Gasol should have been given two free throws with 49 seconds left of Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors star Kevin Durant's shock Game 5 exit leaves players and fans on both sides in shock
When Golden State star Kevin Durant went down 12 minutes into his long-awaited comeback game Monday in the NBA Finals, players on both sides were stunned.
NBA Finals 2019: Canada's excitement soars as Toronto Raptors on brink of historic championship title
With the Toronto Raptors on the brink of a historic NBA title, excitement is building across Canada ahead of Monday's potentially decisive fifth game of the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors star forward Kevin Durant questionable for Game 5 after practicing with team ahead of crucial tie
Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, sidelined for a month by a right calf injury, practiced with the defending champions Sunday and could return for the must-win fifth game of the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals 2019: Raptors reach brink of first championship title after taking 3-1 lead against holders Warriors
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.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens receives one-year ban, fined $500,000 for shoving Raptors' Kyle Lowry
Golden State Warriors investor Mark Stevens was banned from NBA games and team activities for a year and fined $500,000 after shoving and cursing at Toronto guard Kyle Lowry in an NBA Finals game, the league announced on Thursday.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors forward Kevin Durant to miss Game 4 due to calf strain, Klay Thomspon could return
Golden State star forward Kevin Durant will miss game four of the NBA Finals on Friday with a right calf injury, but guard Klay Thompson will return, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said on Thursday.
NBA Finals 2019: Rampant Raptors move halfway to first-ever title with victory over injury-hit Warriors in Game 3
Upstart Toronto moved halfway to a first-ever title Wednesday with Kawhi Leonard scoring 30 points to lead the Raptors over the injury-hit Golden State Warriors 123-109 in the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney out with injury as Klay Thompson remains uncertain for Game 3
Injury-hit Golden State will not have Kevin Durant or Kevon Looney for Wednesday's third game of the NBA Finals while guard Klay Thompson remains questionable for the defending champion Warriors
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Klay Thompson doubtful for third game against Toronto Raptors, Kevon Looney out indefinitely
Golden State guard Klay Thompson is questionable for Wednesday's third game of the NBA Finals with a left hamstring strain while reserve forward Kevon Looney is out indefinitely
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors star Stephen Curry feels Raptors were 'disrespectful' towards Andre Iguodala in Game 2
Stephen Curry saw it as an insult that the Toronto left Andre Iguodala open for what became the decisive 3-point basket in Golden State's victory on Sunday in the NBA Finals
NBA Finals 2019: Gritty Warriors topple Raptors in Game 2 thanks to Andre Iguodala's clutch 3-pointer and second-half surge
Defending champion Golden State needed Andre Iguodala's clutch 3-pointer with seven seconds remaining on Sunday to hold off Toronto 109-104 and lift the Warriors level in the NBA Finals
NBA Finals 2019: Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam overcomes father's death to live basketball dream
Pascal Siakam achieved his late dad's dream of playing in the NBA. Now every game the Cameroonian forward plays for the Toronto Raptors is dedicated to his father's memory.
NBA Finals 2019: Marc Gasol adjusts quickly, handles tough times with strong ability to make impact for Raptors
Marc Gasol dislikes speaking about himself, but the Spaniard is the talk of the NBA Finals for how well he's playing only four months after joining the Toronto Raptors.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors star forward Kevin Durant set to miss Game 2 against Raptors in Toronto due to calf injury
Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss Sunday's second game of the NBA Finals with the strained right calf that has sidelined him for the past six games.