1. Kevin Durant expected to miss Game 2 of NBA Finals  The Globe and Mail
  2. The Warriors struggled in Game 1 without the security of Kevin Durant  ESPN
  3. NBA Finals 2019: Pascal Siakam, Kawhi Leonard guide Toronto Raptors to victory over Golden State Warriors...  Firstpost
  4. Golden State's error-strewn opener is bearable, but Game 2 now means everything  The Guardian
  5. Tracy McGrady reacts to Drake's Dell Curry Raptors jersey from Game 1 | The Jump  ESPN
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Here's how the out-of-market media are reacting to the Toronto Raptors' latest moment in the sun.Here's how the out-of-market media are reacting to the Toronto Raptors' latest moment in the sun.

What they're saying about the Raptors Game 1 upset over Warriors - Sportsnet.ca

Drake was at his best on Thursday, and faced off against his friend Draymond Green after the Raptors emerged with a Game 1 victory over the Warriors.Drake was at his best on Thursday, and faced off against his friend Draymond Green after the Raptors emerged with a Game 1 victory over the Warriors.

Drake snaps at Warriors star Draymond Green following Raptors' Game 1 victory

The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, despite a late-game push from the defending champs.The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, despite a late-game push from the defending champs.

Toronto Raptors take Game 1 of NBA finals, defeat Golden State Warriors 118-109 | Globalnews.ca

The Golden State Warriors star has missed the past seven games with a calf injuryThe Golden State Warriors star has missed the past seven games with a calf injury

Kevin Durant expected to miss Game 2 of NBA Finals - The Globe and Mail

Jack Armstrong returns with his thoughts on Game 1 of the NBA Finals about Pascal Siakam's breakout, an assertive Marc Gasol, the returning DeMarcus Cousins and more.

Thoughts on Game 1: Siakam, Gasol and more - TSN.ca

After the NBA told the Toronto Raptors that their team ambassador—and hometown hero—Drake needs to stop with the sideline antics, it appears that he isn’t about to hang up his troll hat just yet. Troll god strikes, again.

Troll God: All Of Drake's 2019 NBA Finals Game 1 Antics | HipHopDX

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had never been to an NBA Finals game. This was the deal he made with himself: He wasn't going to see the NBA's biggest stage until he earned the right to be there... TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had never been to an NBA Finals game. This was the deal he made with himself: He wasn't going to see the NBA's biggest stage until he earned the right to be there...

“When Sonya and Dell Curry noticed that @Drake has a Raptors Dell Curry Jersey on 😂😂😂 https://t.co/3O3dTzEr3V”

The Undefeated on Twitter: "When Sonya and Dell Curry noticed that @Drake has a Raptors Dell Curry Jersey on 😂😂😂… "

“Drake had some words for Draymond after the Raptors' Game 1 #NBAFinals win 👀 https://t.co/d0NCKKFFHE”

SportsCenter on Twitter: "Drake had some words for Draymond after the Raptors' Game 1 #NBAFinals win 👀… "

“Spotted on an Oakland Highway👀 #KingOfTheNorth #WetheNorth @NewBalanceCan @newbalance @darrenrovell”

On The John Sports on Twitter: "Spotted on an Oakland Highway👀 #KingOfTheNorth #WetheNorth @NewBalanceCan @newbalance @darrenrovell… "

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says Drake crossed the line when he treated Toronto coach Nick Nurse to a brief shoulder rub in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final.NBA commissioner Adam Silver says Drake crossed the line when he treated Toronto coach Nick Nurse to a brief shoulder rub in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final.

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Warriors fans won't appreciate this New Balance billboard in Oakland. New Balance has issued a billboard-sized warning to the city of Oakland, 'The King Of T...Warriors fans won't appreciate this New Balance billboard in Oakland. New Balance has issued a billboard-sized warning to the city of Oakland, 'The King Of The North Is Coming.' Following the Toronto Raptors Game 1 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, commuters in Oakland were g...

New Balance x Kawhi Leonard "King Of The North" Billboard Pops Up In Oakland

Arthur Griffiths admits he has mixed emotions as he watches the Toronto Raptors' remarkable playoff run.Arthur Griffiths admits he has mixed emotions as he watches the Toronto Raptors' remarkable playoff run.

Raptors playoff run 'bittersweet' for former Vancouver Grizzlies owner | CTV News

Trending News & Rumors for Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Soccer & MoreGolden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr confirmed on Friday that Kevin Durant won't play in Sunday's Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors.Durant is expected to return midway through The Finals, with Game 4 the "most logical option," as Yahoo's Chris Haynes reported earlier Friday.He hasn't played since May 8 due to a right calf strain. The forward traveled with the Warriors to Toronto, but Kerr said he hasn't practiced yet. The coach added that the Warriors won't bring Durant back before he's ready."Once he's ready to play, he'll play," Kerr said, according to Yahoo's Vivek Jacob.A Durant return could help shift the momentum of the series. The Raptors controlled the pace of Game 1, rolling to a 118-109 win. The Warriors have now lost their last four NBA Finals games without Durant dating back to 2016.

Drake didn’t rub the coach’s shoulders, but the rapper was front and centre again as the Raptors hosted the Warriors on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.First he trolled Golden State star Steph Curry by wearing a No. 30 Raptors jersey signed by his dad Dell Curry.Drake didn’t rub the coach’s shoulders, but the rapper was front and centre again as the Raptors hosted the Warriors on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Drake trolls Steph Curry, has words with Draymond Green in Raptors-Warriors Game 1 | Toronto Sun

Drake didn’t rub the coach’s shoulders, but the rapper was front and centre again as the Raptors hosted the Warriors on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.First he trolled Golden State star Steph Curry by wearing a No. 30 Raptors jersey signed by his dad Dell Curry.Drake didn’t rub the coach’s shoulders, but the rapper was front and centre again as the Raptors hosted the Warriors on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Drake trolls Steph Curry, has words with Draymond Green in Raptors-Warriors Game 1 | Toronto Sun

Drake is a master among trolls at NBA Finals Game 1 between Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors and Intro for May 31, 2019

Drake wears Dell Curry jersey to NBA Finals Game 1 and Intro for May 31, 2019

Few non-athletes have become as inextricably linked with a professional sports team as Drake has with the Toronto Raptors. He’s a ubiquitous courtside presence — a bearded cheerleader and occasional masseuse who chirps the stars of rival teams and gives rousing impromptu speeches declaring his loyalty and love for the team and the city of […]

A look at Drake's storied, and sometimes stormy, history with the Raptors

The 25-year-old from Cameroon scored 32 points to lift the Raptors to a thrilling 118-109 victory over defending champion Golden State Warriors, giving Toronto a 1-0 lead in its NBA Finals debut.

Pascal Siakam has 32 points in Raptors' historic NBA Finals win over Warriors - BNN Bloomberg