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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...

Why Picking Second in the N.B.A Draft Might Be a Bad Thing

But more than that, young players are always a crapshoot. Even ones that seem like “transcendent talents” in college, as Pelinka might say, might not have games that translate to the N.B.A, where the three-point line is farther, the...

LeBron James and the Lakers are All-in for a Wide Open 2019-20

The Toronto Raptors, less than 48 hours removed from winning their first N.B.A. championship, were still partying in Las Vegas on Saturday when LeBron James, in his own incomparable way, broadcast his gravitational pull on the rest of the...

New Orleans Pelicans Agree to Trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers

Anthony Davis, one of the N.B.A.’s most dominant big men, is joining LeBron James in Los Angeles after the Lakers agreed to a blockbuster trade with the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.In exchange for Davis, the Lakers are sending...

Masai Ujiri Could Be Charged in Altercation After Raptors’ Title Win, Authorities Say

Masai Ujiri, the president of basketball operations and general manager of the Toronto Raptors, may be charged with assault after an altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy late Thursday, shortly after his team won Game 6 of the N.B.A....

The Raptors’ Journey to the Championship

TORONTO — The journey in Toronto, as many triumphs do, began with failure.Last season, the Raptors had won a franchise-record 59 games, riding the backs of its stars Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. They had a respected coach, Dwane...

New Coach, New Star: The Raptors Made All the Right Moves

OAKLAND, Calif. — For six games, Fred VanVleet was tasked with the most difficult defensive assignment of his life: Attach himself to one of the N.B.A.’s greatest scorers as the Toronto Raptors pursued a piece of history. So, for...

New Coach, New Star: The Raptors Made All the Right Moves.

OAKLAND, Calif. — For six games, Fred VanVleet was tasked with the most difficult defensive assignment of his life: attach himself to one of the N.B.A.’s greatest scorers as the Toronto Raptors pursued a piece of history. So, for...

After the Injuries, What Next for the Warriors?

OAKLAND, Calif. — The past five years were so often magical for the Golden State Warriors, so frequently charmed, that they somehow found a way to win even when they lost.The last time the Warriors were toppled in the...

The Raptors’ Journey to the Championship Began With Failure

To further show their commitment to winning, the Raptors swung for the fences again in February, trading once key pieces of Toronto’s core like guard Delon Wright and Jonas Valanciunas for the former Defensive Player of the Year, Marc...

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