Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Points: Kawhi Leonard – 27
Assists: Kyle Lowry – 8
Rebounds: Kawhi Leonard – 17
Points: Giannis Antetokounmpo – 21
Assists: Eric Bledsoe – 7
Rebounds: Giannis Antetokounmpo – 11
The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Friday morning.
Two-time defending champions Warriors face a Raptors team that will finally bring the NBA Finals outside the U.S. after entering the league in 1995.
Raptors fan and ‘global ambassador’ Drake sat in his regular seat adjacent to the Toronto bench. The rapper wore a black hoodie with ‘KAWHI ME A RIVER’ printed on the back.
The NBA Finals comes to Canada for the first time when the Raptors host the Warriors on Friday morning. Toronto swept Golden State in the regular season.