Raptors creator proud
The Canadian Press -.
May 24, 2019/ 1: 32 pm|Story:.
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Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) dunks during late 2nd half action in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference last in Milwaukee against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, May 23, 2019.
One of the starting owners of the Toronto Raptors states he feels like a happy moms and dad as the basketball group gets ready for the biggest game in the history of its franchise.
John Bitove states he and his partner understood when they founded the group that basketball would never change the special location Canadians keep in their hearts for hockey, but the Raptors’ work over the years has settled.
The Toronto team has a 3-2 lead in games against the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference last and is set to play Video game 6 in Toronto tomorrow night.
A win would imply Toronto would make its very first NBA finals appearance.
Bitove says the variety of top college and NBA gamers who have originated from Canada is additional evidence of the impact the Raptors have had on the national sports landscape.
He is also applauding the team’s fans, stating they are experienced, dedicated and have helped cause the group’s existing success.