Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said he was disappointed by Kawhi Leonard’s decision to leave the team but said he understood the superstar’s desire to return to his native California to join the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency.
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NBA champions can re-sign the superstar.
The Toronto Raptors took down the dynastic Golden State Warriors to win Canada’s first NBA title but now face perhaps their toughest battle yet as they try to convince Kawhi Leonard to have a long-term future with the team.
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.
Kawhi Leonard finished with 27 points and a career high 17 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors advanced to their first NBA final with a 100-94 win over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks.
The Toronto Raptors dismantled the Philadelphia 76ers.
Kyle Lowry scores eight of his team-high 23 points in an early runaway as the Raptors defeats State Warriors with a 113-93 romp.
LeBron James led the way as the Cleveland Cavaliers wrapped up a series sweep with a ruthless demolition of the Toronto Raptors.
LeBron James’s “worst” was too much for Toronto on Tuesday.
DeRozan scores 37 points as the Raptors overwhelmed the Wizards 130-119.
Victor Oladipo scores 33 points and Bojan Bogdanovic tallies 20.
DeRozan scores a team record 52 points as the Toronto Raptors won their 12th straight home game.