It was a wild 2019 NBA Finals, but we finally have our champions. It was an entertaining series between Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors, but the group from Canada was able to close this one out using a Game 6 win at Oracle Arena.
After the Warriors defeated the Raptors in Game 5 in Canada, many believed the Western Conference powerhouse would be able to tie things up in Game 6 and really make things interesting in a Game . Kevin Durant ruptured his Achilles in Game 5, while Klay Thompson tore his ACL in Game 6.
With the injuries to two star players, Golden State simply couldn’t keep up with the electrifying Raptors. Kawhi Leonard managed to dominate on both ends of the floor, making 2019 NBA Finals MVP honors. More importantly, he helped Toronto win it up north.
In the 114-110 success of Toronto, Leonard scored 22 points in the series-clinching triumph. He was a no-brainer his time after being named Finals MVP together with the San Antonio Spurs earning the honor, for MVP. He is only the third player in league history to win NBA Finals MVP with two teams.
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