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OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 13:  Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors is awarded the MVP after his team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win Game Six of the 2019 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 13, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Toronto captures first NBA title, beats Golden State in Game 6

June 14, 2019 | WNST Staff

Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship.

TORONTO, ONTARIO - JUNE 10:  Draymond Green #23 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrate their teams 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game Five of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena on June 10, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Golden State rallies to stay alive, win Game 5 of NBA Finals

June 10, 2019 | WNST Staff

Stephen Curry scored 31 points and Klay Thompson added 26 as they led a season-saving surge.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 07:  Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors is defended by Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in the second half during Game Four of the 2019 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 07, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Leonard, Toronto move within victory of first NBA championship

June 07, 2019 | WNST Staff

Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home on the cusp of a startling upset of Golden State.

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 5:  Marc Gasol #33 of the Toronto Raptors hi-fives teammates during Game Three of the NBA Finals on June 5, 2019 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Toronto survives Curry’s 47 for 123-109 win, 2-1 Finals lead

June 06, 2019 | WNST Staff

Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green, and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors.

TORONTO, ONTARIO - JUNE 02:  Andre Iguodala #9 is congratulated by his teammates Shaun Livingston #34 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors after scoring a basket against the Toronto Raptors in the second half during Game Two of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena on June 02, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Golden State beats Toronto 109-104 to even NBA Finals

June 02, 2019 | WNST Staff

The relied on a champion’s heart to overcome their weary bodies.

TORONTO, ONTARIO - MAY 25: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors dunks the ball during the second half against the Milwaukee Bucks in game six of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at Scotiabank Arena on May 25, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Leonard scores 27 as Toronto advances to first NBA Finals

May 25, 2019 | WNST Staff

The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games.

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Golden State beats Portland 119-117 in overtime for NBA Finals berth

May 20, 2019 | WNST Staff

Steph Curry and Draymond Green became the first teammates to have triple-doubles in the same playoff game.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - NOVEMBER 03: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Houston Rockets waits to enter the game against the Chicago Bulls at United Center on November 03, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

Houston trading Carmelo Anthony to Chicago

January 21, 2019 | WNST Staff

The Bulls have no plans to play the Baltimore native and will look to trade him or ultimately waive him.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 27: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder handles the ball against the Utah Jazz in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 27, 2018 at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Anthony officially signs one-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston

August 13, 2018 | WNST Staff

The Baltimore native had long been rumored to land with the Rockets.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 27: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder handles the ball against the Utah Jazz in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 27, 2018 at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baltimore native Anthony traded to Atlanta, likely to be waived

July 19, 2018 | WNST Staff

Many believe Carmelo Anthony will end up with the Houston Rockets.