Five thoughts on last night’s Game 6: Raptors 100, Bucks 94

The Raptors are on their way to their first Finals! Milwaukee made The Raptors earn it, but Toronto did exactly that, coming back from 15 down to defeat the Bucks in Game 6. The NBA Finals are coming north! The even-keeled Raptors didn’t let a big deficit get them down, and fought their way back against a Bucks team that wasn’t quite ready for the moment… and the city of Toronto exploded, sending the Raptors to a showdown with the Warriors with the loudest crowd, and longest post-game celebration, basketball has ever seen in this country.
It was a sensational game and an amazing moment for the team, for the fans and for the city. My thoughts:
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
The way the skies opened up about three hours before game time, you’d be forgiven if you thought the rain would dampen some of the the enthusiasm the city had for this game; I mean, it was coming down out there.
But it didn’t, not one bit; the excitement was everywhere. You could feel it, a palpable buzz in the air, that I’ve never felt for basketball in this city.
For me, I …

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Author: Josh Kern / Raptors HQ

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