Tags: Toronto Raptors

In the East, It Has Been All Bucks So Far (but Not All Giannis)

MILWAUKEE — “Are they just a regular-season team?” the narrative setters and talking heads asked as the Bucks rolled to the N.B.A.’s best record. Then they swept a hapless Detroit Pistons team in the first round of the playoffs. Well, that was just the first round. And Blake Griffin was injured. Can they ace a…

Kawhi vs. Giannis: Tired Raptors Head to Milwaukee for Slugfest

Whew. Now that the good people of Toronto have had a second to breathe after Kawhi Leonard beat the buzzer and the 76ers on Sunday night — much to the chagrin of the already cantankerous fans in Philadelphia — it’s time to look ahead to what is sure to be another heavyweight series. The weary…

Clang. Clang. Clang. Clang. Swish! All About Kawhi Leonard’s Buzzer-Beater

It was a shot you will see repeated on highlight shows and YouTube for years to come. A shot to win a game and a series. A shot that shouldn’t have gone in, but somehow did. On Sunday night, Kawhi Leonard beat the buzzer with a high-arcing, deep-in-the-corner jump shot that sent the Toronto Raptors…