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The event could draw more than one million people to downtown streets to revel in the team’s first NBA title.The event could draw more than one million people to downtown streets to revel in the team’s first NBA title.

LIVE COVERAGE: Toronto Raptors celebrate historic NBA win with downtown parade | Globalnews.ca

If a championship ring, a Finals MVP trophy, an opportunity for a five-year, $190-million contract — a year and $50 million more than what any other team can offer — and millions of people chanting his name can’t convince Kawhi Leonard to run it back with the Raptors, well, what else is left to do?If a championship ring, a Finals MVP trophy, an opportunity for a five-year, $190-million contract — a year and $50 million more than what any other team can offer — and millions of people chanting his name can’t convince Kawhi Leonard to run it back with the Raptors, well, what else is left to do?

Champion Raptors have nothing left to add to Kawhi Leonard recruiting pitch - Sportsnet.ca

TORONTO — Hours of anticipation gave way to unbridled euphoria as a sea of Raptors fans greeted the newly crowned NBA champions with cheers, whistles and chants on Monday, but elation quickly turned to fear when gunshots interrupted the celebration in downtown Toronto.TORONTO — Hours of anticipation gave way to unbridled euphoria as a sea of Raptors fans greeted the newly crowned NBA champions with cheers, whistles and chants on Monday, but elation quickly turned to fear when gunshots interrupted the celebration in downtown Toronto.

Euphoria turns to fear after shots fired at massive Raptors victory rally | National Post

All that work we put in to proving we knew how to fail with dignity is useless now. We’re champions. Accept it.All that work we put in to proving we knew how to fail with dignity is useless now. We’re champions. Accept it.

The Raptors have made Canada the home of triumph — but we’ll miss being losers - The Globe and Mail

The Golden State Warriors aren't letting their NBA Finals defeat or their mounting hospital bills prevent them get them bitter. The team showed Monday it's still very much willing to show respect where it is due.

'Total class': Warriors congratulate Raptors on NBA title with full-page ad - SFGate

“SHOOTING: Nathan Phillip's Square -Reports of woman shot -People running from area -Police/EMS are on scene -Unknown what the injuries are #GO112676 ^dh”

Toronto Police OPS on Twitter: "SHOOTING: Nathan Phillip's Square -Reports of woman shot -People running from area -Police/EMS are on scene -Unknown what the injuries are #GO112676 ^dh"

“Crowd to Kawhi: ONE MORE YEAR Kyle Lowry to crowd: FIVE MORE YEARS https://t.co/rYImiYzVTv”

Yahoo Sports Canada on Twitter: "Crowd to Kawhi: ONE MORE YEAR Kyle Lowry to crowd: FIVE MORE YEARS… "

“Speechless. #WeTheNorth https://t.co/Ulb7MtDnK9”

Toronto Raptors on Twitter: "Speechless. #WeTheNorth… "

“A fake #KawhiLeonard is taking selfies and signing autographs for #Raptors fans before the parade in #Toronto today #WeTheNorth #WeTheNorthDay https://t.co/rJndwhAsPN”

blogTO on Twitter: "A fake #KawhiLeonard is taking selfies and signing autographs for #Raptors fans before the parade in #Toronto today #WeTheNorth #WeTheNorthDay… https://t.co/KAgzs7NlcP"

While Toronto was revelling and understandably gloating Monday as hundreds of thousands turned out for a huge parade celebrating their Raptors basketball team first win of the NBA “World Championship,” Ottawa remained as if was more than a half-century ago in an oft-repeated but never fu...While Toronto was revelling and understandably gloating Monday as hundreds of thousands turned out for a huge parade celebrating their Raptors basketball team first win of the NBA “World Championship,” Ottawa remained as if was more than a half-century ago in an oft-repeated but never fully forgiven slight by former Maclean’s columnist Allan Fotheringham.

BONOKOSKI: Forget the Raptors, where’s Ottawa’s parade for hitting a million? | Toronto Sun

While Toronto was revelling and understandably gloating Monday as hundreds of thousands turned out for a huge parade celebrating their Raptors basketball team first win of the NBA “World Championship,” Ottawa remained as if was more than a half-century ago in an oft-repeated but never fu...While Toronto was revelling and understandably gloating Monday as hundreds of thousands turned out for a huge parade celebrating their Raptors basketball team first win of the NBA “World Championship,” Ottawa remained as if was more than a half-century ago in an oft-repeated but never fully forgiven slight by former Maclean’s columnist Allan Fotheringham.

BONOKOSKI: Forget the Raptors, where’s Ottawa’s parade for hitting a million? | Toronto Sun

Toronto police said officers were called to the scene near Bay Street, near the southeast corner of the Square, just before 4 p.m.Toronto police said officers were called to the scene near Bay Street, near the southeast corner of the Square, just before 4 p.m.

Four people shot near Raptors Championship parade in downtown Toronto: police | Globalnews.ca

Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic Raptors fans packed the streets of Toronto in a mega-celebration today as the team's official NBA championship parade moved slowly through the downtown area, culminating in a victory rally now happening in Nathan Phillips Square.Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic Raptors fans packed the streets of Toronto in a mega-celebration today as the team's official NBA championship parade moved slowly through the downtown area, culminating in a victory rally now happening in Nathan Phillips Square.

Global News catches up with "Plant Guy" after viral video shows a man carrying a large tree-like plant around the streets of downtown Toronto calling it a "housewarming gift" for Kawhi Leonard.Global News catches up with "Plant Guy" after viral video shows a man carrying a large tree-like plant around the streets of downtown Toronto calling it a "housewarming gift" for Kawhi Leonard.

Global News reporter catches up with ‘Plant Guy’ after video goes viral | Globalnews.ca

Response to the Ontario promotion nearly quadrupled McDonald's forecast, totalling more than half a million in the playoffs aloneResponse to the Ontario promotion nearly quadrupled McDonald's forecast, totalling more than half a million in the playoffs alone

McDonald’s reveals the damage of Raptors’ historic run: more than 2.5 million free french fries | Financial Post

The Toronto Maple Leafs won a lot of games around that time too. They made it to two conference finals, but never the Stanley Cup Final.The Toronto Maple Leafs won a lot of games around that time too. They made it to two conference finals, but never the Stanley Cup Final.

If The Toronto Maple Leafs Won - Last Word on Hockey

Raptors head coach Nick Nurse gave Kyle Lowry the ultimate series of compliments during Sunday's media availability.Raptors head coach Nick Nurse gave Kyle Lowry the ultimate series of compliments during Sunday's media availability.

Nick Nurse on Kyle Lowry: I've never seen anyone play harder than this guy

Four people were injured after gunfire broke out at Nathan Phillips Square during a massive celebration for the Raptors Monday afternoon.Four people were injured after gunfire broke out at Nathan Phillips Square during a massive celebration for the Raptors Monday afternoon.

Shooting at Nathan Phillips Square leaves four people injured, sends crowds scrambling | CP24.com

Here's what people in Sault Ste. Marie were seeing and doing last weekHere's what people in Sault Ste. Marie were seeing and doing last week

BULLETIN: Paddling, produce and partying (9 photos) - SooToday.com

Raptors superstar led the team to an NBA championship title, now he will be the undisputed leader on all group rides in Canada for lifeRaptors superstar led the team to an NBA championship title, now he will be the undisputed leader on all group rides in Canada for life

How to keep Kawhi Leonard in Toronto with bikes - Canadian Cycling Magazine

Just over a month removed from landing his dream job, Nick Nurse – the Iowa-born rookie head coach of the Toronto Raptors – sat in the lobby bar of the Encore hotel in Las Vegas sipping on carbonated water and snacking on a bowl of peanuts. TSN's Josh Lewenberg has more on the rookie coach and NBA champion.

How a laid-back rookie head coach led the Raptors to their first title - TSN.ca