Game Recaps & Analysis

Chronicling the Raptors on their title run was a true privilege, though it was not without stress. Starting with the second round against Philadelphia, I wrote up each game for the remainder of the postseason, analyzing what had just happened and how it all fit into the bigger picture of an organization trying to deliver on the massive bet made by an aggressive management team. Being able to dive into game film and crunch the numbers placed the journey into perspective, and in the end this was a special team that fought the emotional ebbs and flows of a playoff run to finally break through.

Never forget that Kyle Lowry outscored Stephen Curry in the final game at Oracle. (Fred VanVleet and Pascal Siakam did too.)

Second Round: Raptors vs. 76ers

A Game 1 loss to Orlando led to a business-like series win, with Joel Embiid waiting in the second round.

East Finals: Raptors vs. Bucks

A miraculous Game 7 triumph brought the Raptors to a dance with the league's top team.

NBA Finals: Raptors vs. Warriors

The Raptors enter their first NBA Finals, facing off against a dynasty in its prime.

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