Tag: NBA finals
Durant, who signed a four-year deal worth $164 million with the Brooklyn Nets last month, was injured in game five of the NBA Finals after trying to make a comeback from a previous injury.
The victory gave the Raptors a 4-2 series win and denied the Warriors a fourth NBA championship in five years.
Toronto still have two more chances to close out the best-of-seven series with Game Six in Warriors territory.
The Raptors are one victory shy of the first crown in their 24-season history.
Kevon Looney is averaging 7.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in 18 postseason games.
Kevin Durant's absence hits the team on defensive schemes as well as in scoring.
James had won 21 first-round playoff games in a row until the rout, having never before lost the opener in a first-round NBA post-season series.
As Warriors dominate NBA playoffs like no other team before, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James knows it will be difficult to get another title.