NBA players react on Twitter to Raptors winning first NBA championship in franchise history

first_imgThe Raptors won their first NBA championship in franchise history Thursday night, beating the Warriors by a final score of 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. There were 18 lead changes and nine ties in a back-and-forth contest, but Toronto prevailed to finish a perfect 3-0 on the road for the series. With only 9.6 seconds left in regulation, Stephen Curry missed a 3-pointer that resulted in a wild scramble for the rebound. Draymond Green recovered the ball and called for a timeout, but Golden State didn’t have any remaining, resulting in a technical foul. MORE: Three reasons why the Raptors beat the WarriorsFinals MVP Kawhi Leonard hit the technical free throw and then drained two more when he was fouled by Andre Iguodala right before the buzzer, extending the lead to four points and closing the door on Golden State’s season.This was a storybook ending to a historic season for the Raptors, and NBA players wasted no time congratulating Toronto on its historic win. Nawfside… JODIE MEEKS IS AN NBA CHAMP!!!! Give that man his parade— Lou Williams (@TeamLou23) June 14, 2019The @Raptors new @nba Champs!! Congratulations @MarcGasol 💍!!!! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼#NBAFinals— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) June 14, 2019Congrats Toronto! Well deserved! Big Spain!!!!! 👏🏾👏🏾🥳🥳— Mike Conley (@mconley11) June 14, 2019S/o to TORONTOOOOOOO— Evan Turner (@thekidet) June 14, 2019Toronto played they heart out all series… Definitely deserved this championship💯✊🏽— Kev (@KevKnox) June 14, 2019Congrats @Raptors…. well deserved…. #nbachamps— Thad Young (@yungsmoove21) June 14, 2019That is the feeling I want.— Victor Oladipo (@VicOladipo) June 14, 2019What a time to be alive 🇨🇦 👏— Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) June 14, 2019Congrats @Raptors well deserved!!!— Kentavious C.P (@CaldwellPope) June 14, 2019last_img

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