NBA Finals 2019: Social Media Reacts As Toronto Raptors Win First NBA Championship

Social meda reacts as Toronto Raptors win first nba championship

For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors are NBA Champions!

Led by Kyle Lowry’s double-double (26 points and 10 assists) as well as 26 points from Pascal Siakam and 22 points from Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors took down the Golden State Warriors, 114-110, at Oracle Arena to take the series 4-2.

The Raptors captured the country’s first major title in 26 years and ended the Warriors’ hopes of winning three consecutive NBA titles.

Here’s how social media reacted:

Notes

Toronto: Kawhi Leonard scored 732 points this postseason and passed Allen Iverson (723) and Hakeem Olajuwon (725) for third on the NBA’s single-postseason scoring list. LeBron James is second with 748 points last year. Michael Jordan still holds the record after scoring 759 points in 1992.

Golden State: Klay Thompson passed LeBron James after recording his 374th career 3-pointer in the postseason. Thompson now ranks No. 3 on the NBA’s all-time playoff list, trailing only Curry (470) and Ray Allen (385).

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