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Updated: Aug 15, 2019

Raptor's #2 became the world's #1!

Jewel Empire watched the NBA finals with great anticipation as Troy’s Golden State Warriors took on the Toronto Raptors. Unfortunately for him the 2019 NBA Finals was won in 6 tightly contested games by first time winners the Raptors.

The Raptors took the 6th game in the end with a 114-110 for a 4-2 series victory.

Here are some fun finals facts!

Did you know?

  • Magic Johnson averaged 12+ assists per game in the NBA Finals six times. No other player has accomplished that even once

  • Hakeem Olajuwon auctioned his first NBA championship ring due to his Muslim faith, which forbids men to wear gold. After winning again in ’95, the Houston Rockets made his second ring out of platinum

  • Game 5 of the 1976 NBA Finals between the Celtics and Suns, is considered the greatest game ever played. Boston won, 128-126, in triple overtime before taking the title

  • In 2019 Toronto Raptors became the first team outside the USA to win the NBA Championship

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