With a 3-2 lead in the series, Toronto looks to win four games in a row against the Bucks and clinch their first NBA Finals birth in franchise history. Much like everyone on NBA Twitter during the summer of 2018, I had my notifications on for Adrian Wojnarowski. In those days, questions were flying everywhere — who wins the LeBron sweepstakes? DeMarcus Cousins signed with who? Paul George is re-upping with the Thunder for how many more years? All these compelling stories made for a great off-season. But for myself, it was just a way to forget about Toronto’s disappointment once again.
A team that had just come off a 59-win season and finished first in the conference had been swept for the second consecutive year in the second round by LeBron James and the Cavaliers. So when Woj dropped the bomb at 4:23 in the morning that changed the Raptors franchise forever, I was speechless.
Toronto is close to a deal to acquire Spurs All-Star Kawhi Leonard, league sources tell @ChrisBHaynes and me. Trade package includes DeMar DeRozan, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 18, 2018
After the Game 5 win in Milwaukee on Thursday Night, I lost my words again. Every …
Author: Zakaria Abdulle / Raptors HQ