Tags: Toronto Raptors

The Raptors’ Journey to the Top of the N.B.A.

TORONTO — The journey in Toronto, as many triumphs do, began with failure. In the 2017-18 season, the Raptors won a franchise-record 59 games, riding the backs of their stars Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. They had a respected coach, Dwane Casey, who guided the franchise to its third straight 50-win season, and several promising…

Jeremy Lin, ‘Reppin’ Asians With Everything I Have,’ Is Bigger Than an N.B.A. Title

Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. TORONTO — My 4-year-old and 7-year-old nephews regularly practice jump shots in their backyard, and they watch the N.B.A. attentively enough to know that the Toronto Raptors’ best player, Kawhi Leonard, wears the No. 2. In the fall, the older…

Shooting Near Raptors’ Victory Parade Leaves 2 Injured

Two people were shot and two people taken into custody on the edge of the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade in their hometown on Monday, as the team celebrated its N.B.A. championship with thousands of fans and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada. The Toronto Police said that two victims had suffered serious but not life-threatening…