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Jun 7, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) reacts after a play during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game four of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena.
Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Tobin & Leroy
June 10, 2019 - 2:25 pm
The Game 5 spread shifted from Golden State -4.5 to -5 on Friday.
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Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors is defended by Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors during Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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June 07, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Golden State Warriors wing Klay Thompson (hamstring) was ruled out just over two hours before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, and the line movement reflected heavy interest on the Raptors as a result. The Warriors were seen as high as a six-point favorite on Monday, but the spread...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:14 am
The NBA and the Golden State Warriors have banned Mark Stevens, a part-owner of the team, for one year and fined him $500,000 in the wake of the NBA Finals Game 3 incident in which the billionaire investor shoved Kyle Lowry after the Toronto Raptors guard crashed into the courtside seats. Here's...
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A distraught looking Steph Curry
June 06, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Stephen Curry scored a playoff career-high 47 points in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, but it still was not enough to defeat the Toronto Raptors, who held off Curry's one-man show for a 123-109 victory over the Golden State Warriors. The Raptors' win at Oracle Arena gave them a 2-1...
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics looks dejected during Game 4 of the 2019 Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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June 06, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Danny Ainge wants all the answers to the Kyrie Irving situation, but, like everyone else, he does not have them. "I'd like to have answers to all your questions right now, that would be nice," the Celtics president of basketball operations said Wednesday during his first media availability since...
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Andre Iguodala celebrates a basket late in the Golden State Warriors' win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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June 05, 2019 - 11:38 am
The Golden State Warriors held off the Toronto Raptors in the waning seconds of Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night thanks to Andre Iguodala’s game-clinching 3-pointer. The 15-year veteran finished with eight points, eight rebounds and six assists. Igoudala also provided sound on-ball defense...
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard stretches to keep the ball from Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut as he drives to the net during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
The Canadian Press via AP
June 05, 2019 - 11:37 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; Leonard and the Raptors flew to Oakland,...
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Anthony Davis sits glumly on the New Orleans Pelicans bench in street clothes.
USA Today Sports
June 05, 2019 - 11:37 am
The Anthony Davis sweepstakes are back on. The Athletic's Shams Charania reported Tuesday that New Orleans Pelicans vice president of basketball operations David Griffin has started fielding calls from teams interested in trading for the All-Star power forward. That's potentially good news for the...
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Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors warms up before Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
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June 05, 2019 - 11:30 am
The Golden State Warriors will be without Kevin Durant in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, and they could be without Klay Thompson, too . If the Warriors are indeed without both superstars, can they beat the Toronto Raptors? "Oh, man, that's a lot," NBA champion Antonio Daniels said on "...
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