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Analysis: A global game now has a truly global champion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Canadian flag, soaked in beer and champagne, was waved in the Toronto locker room. Pascal Siakam wore the flag of Cameroon around his shoulders. Marc Gasol was yelling some ...

Jeremy Lin becomes first Taiwanese-American to win NBA championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With the victory of the Toronto Raptors over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday evening (June 13), Jeremy Lin has made history as being the first Taiwanese-American, as well...

Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114

TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lamb banked home a half-court 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 115-114 on Sunday night for their third straight win. T...

Nuggets clinch playoff spot with win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night. Will Barton added 20...

Lin leads Raptors to rout of Knicks; Lowry injured

TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lin scored 20 points, Fred VanVleet had 13 points and 12 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 128-92 on Monday night. The victory came at a...

Kawhi Leonard scores 25 points, Raptors beat Lakers 111-98

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points, Norman Powell had 20 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-98 on Thursday night. LeBron James scored 29 points and Al...

Embiid helps 76ers beat Pacers 106-89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 12 rebounds in his first game in nearly a month, leading the Philadelphia 76ers past the Indiana Pacers 106-89 on Sunday. Embiid ret...

Raptors tie team record with 21 3s, top Heat 125-104

MIAMI (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 24 points and 10 assists, Pascal Siakam scored 20 and the Toronto Raptors tied a franchise record with 21 3-pointers on the way to beating the Miami Heat 125-104 on Sunday....

Rockets beat 76ers 107-91 for seventh straight win

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 31 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 107-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday nig...

Leonard's 31 lead Raptors past Pelicans, 127-104

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and the Toronto Raptors snapped a two-game skid with a 127-104 victory over the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Pa...

Blake Griffin scores 27, Pistons top Raptors 112-107 in OT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons may be peaking at the right time, winning nine of 11 games to surge in the standings, and would probably feel confident about their chances if they match up with Tor...

Blake Griffin scores 27, Pistons top Raptors 112-107 in OT

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 14 of his 27 points in the first quarter and the Detroit Pistons finished with plays at both ends of the court to beat the Toronto Raptors 112-107 in overtime on Su...

Kawhi Leonard, Raptors spoil DeMar DeRozan's Toronto return

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had a go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and scored 25 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat his former San Antonio Spurs teammates 120-117 on Friday night, spoiling DeM...

Leonard scores 25 points, Raptors beat DeRozan, Spurs

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had a go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and scored 25 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat his former San Antonio Spurs teammates 120-117 on Friday night, spoiling DeM...

T-Wolves overcome Harden's 42 to top Houston 121-111

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden's 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night. ...