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NBA champion Raptors launch branded sports hijab

The idea of the sports hijab came from a story on how the Raptors were connecting with their diverse group of fans during their NBA Championship run.

Raptors’ Lowry withdraws from Team USA

Kyle Lowry had surgery on his left thumb in July and hoped to recover in time to play for the United States in their bid to win a third straight World Cup title in China.

Lowry, Smart to miss USA scrimmage with injuries

After being snubbed by several NBA superstars, the US squad also needs to do without Kyle Lowry and Marcus Smart in the team buildup for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

Leonard to sign with Los Angeles Clippers

Kawhi Leonard will join a young Clippers team that will give him a similar starring role to what he had with the Toronto Raptors.

Leonard’s future with Raptors hangs over team’s maiden NBA title

The Toronto Raptors will now have to convince Kawhi Leonard to stay on in the team after a victory today against the Golden State Warriors. 

Raptors beat Warriors to win their first NBA title

The victory gave the Raptors a 4-2 series win and denied the Warriors a fourth NBA championship in five years.

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their...

Toronto still have two more chances to close out the best-of-seven series with Game Six in Warriors territory.

Warriors edge Raptors to keep NBA title hopes alive

The omens still look good for the Raptors despite losing game five, as only one team has ever overturned a 3-1 deficit to win the NBA Finals.

NBA free agency could make Raptors, Warriors both losers

Defending champion Golden State and the Toronto Raptors are battling for supremacy in the NBA Finals, but both teams could lose superstar talent in upcoming free agency for next season.

End of an NBA era looms as Warriors on brink of...

Injured and weary, the Golden State Warriors are one loss from the end of their five-year NBA dynasty run at the hands of the upstart Toronto Raptors.

Raptors reach brink of first NBA title by beating Warriors

The Raptors are one victory shy of the first crown in their 24-season history.

Warriors’ Looney expected to play in Game 4

Kevon Looney is averaging 7.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in 18 postseason games.

Raptors crush shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead

The Toronto Raptors defeat a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.

Warriors, Raptors make fixes before NBA Finals resume

The Raptors are wary of the Warriors wanting to improve after losing the first game in the series.

Sizzling Siakam leads Raptors in win over Warriors

Siakam praises the Raptors team work which they used to their advantage.

Cousins will be available for Warriors in NBA Finals opener

Warriors coach Steve Kerr will manage the returning Cousins’ game time to make sure he does not suffer a relapse of his injury.

Ujiri goes from Nigerian boyhood to become Raptors boss

Ujiri became the first non-American to be named NBA Executive of the Year when he was at the Denver Nuggets.

Warriors seek more NBA history as Raptors hunt first title

Stephen Curry will attempt to lead the Warriors to their third consecutive title, as the Raptors looking for their first.

Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA final

This is the Raptors first finals appearance in their 24-year history, but they will face a daunting task to usurp the two-time defending champions Warriors.

Raptors put Bucks on brink of NBA playoff elimination

The Toronto Raptors are one win away from advancing to the finals for the first time in franchise history.

Raptors thump Bucks to level NBA Eastern Conference finals

The winner of the series will take on two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors.

Leonard stars as Raptors claw back with win over Bucks

The Raptors clawed their way back to 2-1 in front of home fans, and will try to level the set when they host game four on Tuesday.

Bucks rout Raptors to take 2-0 NBA Eastern Conference finals lead

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores for the Milwaukee Bucks over a 125-103 victory against the Toronto Raptors.

Lopez to rescue as Bucks down Raptors in opener

Lopez was back by 24 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo, who also haul down 14 rebounds with six assists.