Results for - Toronto Raptors Win Canada's First NBA Championship

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Toronto, the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), even the entire country is celebrating after Thursday night's historic win -- the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 114-110 for their first NBA Championship in franchise history. 24 years of trying, sometimes getting somewhat close, but never has this city or country experienced anything like this. Did you watch the final game?

1. Toronto, the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), even the entire country is celebrating after Thursday night's historic win -- the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 114-110 for their first NBA Championship in franchise history. 24 years of trying, sometimes getting somewhat close, but never has this city or country experienced anything like this. Did you watch the final game?

Yes, and I am a Canadian
17%
341 votes
Yes, and I am an American
12%
231 votes
No, and I am Canadian
17%
335 votes
No, and I am American
44%
870 votes
Yes, and neither Canadian/American
1%
10 votes
No, and neither Canadian/American
11%
213 votes
In some ways, basketball has now come full circle. After all, a Canadian James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, as part of a physical education program (in the States, yes, but still he was a Canadian), so it's only fitting that we now have an NBA championship under our belts. Did you know a Canadian invented basketball?

2. In some ways, basketball has now come full circle. After all, a Canadian James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, as part of a physical education program (in the States, yes, but still he was a Canadian), so it's only fitting that we now have an NBA championship under our belts. Did you know a Canadian invented basketball?

Yes
30%
608 votes
No
58%
1,160 votes
Thought I heard this some where
12%
232 votes
The Raptors win is the classic underdog story. The Warriors was widely considered the favoured to win and one of the best teams in the league. Since 2015, they had won three out of the last four NBA championships, but the Raptors ended that streak last night. It was also bittersweet for the Warriors, as this was the very last game they would be playing in the Oracle Arena, the oldest stadium in the NBA. Next year, they move to San Francisco. For the Raptors, not only did they win the series in six games (fitting for a team that is from the

3. The Raptors win is the classic underdog story. The Warriors was widely considered the favoured to win and one of the best teams in the league. Since 2015, they had won three out of the last four NBA championships, but the Raptors ended that streak last night. It was also bittersweet for the Warriors, as this was the very last game they would be playing in the Oracle Arena, the oldest stadium in the NBA. Next year, they move to San Francisco. For the Raptors, not only did they win the series in six games (fitting for a team that is from the "6", a nickname derived from the shared digits of the 416 and 647 telephone area codes and the six municipalities that amalgamated into the current Toronto city proper in 1998). they won all three away games. Don't you love a good underdog story?

Yes
52%
1,044 votes
Not really
11%
213 votes
Yes, but wish the Warriors had won
5%
92 votes
Not really interested in basketball
32%
637 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
14 votes

4. Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia was at the final game, and was beyond thrilled to see his beloved team win. Bhatia has never missed a Raptors home game since they entered the league in 1995. He's also never been late or left early. Bhatia was featured in a Tim Hortons commercial released just days before this last game that many are saying perfectly captures both what it means to be a Canadian and the spirit of this very giving man. Don't you think this commercial is wonderful?

Yes
39%
785 votes
No
12%
245 votes
Not sure
19%
376 votes
Could not/did not watch video
30%
594 votes
06/17/2019 Sports 2046 50 By: Harriet56

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