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Warriors coach Steve Kerr lament transition defence in Game 1 loss to Raptors

TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr lamented his team's transition defence Thursday in the wake of Golden State's 118-109 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. Just awful was his description. "That's the No.
NBA commissioner says Drake went over the line in touching coach during game

NBA commissioner says Drake went over the line in touching coach during game

TORONTO — NBA commissioner Adam Silver says Drake crossed the line when he treated Toronto coach Nick Nurse to a brief shoulder rub in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final.

Game 1 of the NBA Finals by the numbers

TORONTO — Some notes on Game 1 of the NBA Finals won 118-109 by Toronto over Golden State: — Teams that win Game 1 of the NBA Finals have a 51-21 (.708) series record. — Teams that win Game 1 of the NBA Finals at home have a 43-12 (.
Warriors get DeMarcus Cousins back for Game 1 of NBA Finals

Warriors get DeMarcus Cousins back for Game 1 of NBA Finals

TORONTO — DeMarcus Cousins got his first taste of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Playing for the first time in 6 1/2 weeks, Cousins logged eight minutes in Golden State's 118-109 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the title series.
Thousands crowd streets around Toronto to cheer on the Raptors in playoff game

Thousands crowd streets around Toronto to cheer on the Raptors in playoff game

TORONTO — Thousands of fans in the Toronto area are taking to the streets to cheer on the Raptors as the city hosts the NBA Finals for the first time. Tipoff between the Raptors and Golden State Warriors started at 9 p.m.
Five key moments from Game 1 of NBA Finals between Raptors and Warriors

Five key moments from Game 1 of NBA Finals between Raptors and Warriors

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night at Scotiabank Arena.
Rappers and former Raptors well-represented at Game 1 of NBA Finals

Rappers and former Raptors well-represented at Game 1 of NBA Finals

TORONTO — Rappers and former Raptors were well-represented Thursday at Game 1 of the NBA Finals between Toronto and the Golden State Warriors.

Raptors playoff ticket auction raises $20K for family of hit-and-run victim

TORONTO — The company that owns the Toronto Raptors says a pair of NBA playoff tickets auctioned off to support an employee whose son was the victim of a hit and run sold for more than $20,000.
Higa of Japan shoots 65, lowest debut US Women's Open round

Higa of Japan shoots 65, lowest debut US Women's Open round

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Looks like experience might not matter at the U.S. Women's Open, at least not in Thursday's opening round. Japan's Mamiko Higa shot the lowest round in an open debut with a bogey-free 6-under 65.
Toronto Argonauts down Montreal Alouettes 45-20 in CFL exhibition opener

Toronto Argonauts down Montreal Alouettes 45-20 in CFL exhibition opener

TORONTO — Brandon Bridge made the most of his first opportunity with the Toronto Argonauts. The native of Mississauga, Ont.