Toronto Temperature: The Shot and preparing for Milwaukee

Everyone is feeling good after Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer-beater ended Philladelphia’s season. But there are bigger goals now, starting with Milwaukee. Let’s take the temperature. Here we are. The Eastern Conference Finals start tonight! The stakes are a little higher. Kyle Lowry and the Raptors, for the second time in franchise history, are four wins away from their first NBA Finals appearance. As you could imagine, that makes for a pretty hot temperature, which is highlighted this week by Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer-beater, an underdog mentality, and compelling matchups on the wing.
There is no need to waste time. Game 1 tips-off in less than six hours so let’s get right to it and take the Toronto Temperature!
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Kawhi Leonard, The Shot

The Raptors play the Bucks tonight in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals but somehow the shot — and you know what I’m talking about — is still with us. Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer-beater to walk off the Sixers was joyous for many reasons. Now, some things that made it extra special:

Kyle Lowry walking around glowingly with the game ball in hand. “I don’t care, I’m here now”, he said, without …

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Author: Ben_Scott / Raptors HQ

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