Toronto Have Won The 2019 NBA Title Thanks To [Checks Notes] Fred VanVleet?

In easily one of the most entertaining and highest-quality finals series in recent memory, the Toronto Raptors have won the 2019 NBA Championship, defeating an injury-hobbled Golden State Warriors 4 games to 2, marking the first time the title has left the United States.

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The Raptors took down the Warriors in today’s Game 6, sealing a remarkable third road win for the series and securing the franchise’s first-ever NBA title.

The wild game had a raft of storylines running throughout – not least of which was a knee injury to Klay Thompson in the third quarter that put him out for the remainder of the game – but perhaps the biggest story of all is the unlikely rise of point guard Fred VanVleet, whose 12 fourth quarter points not only helped keep a rampant Golden State at bay, but also ensured he’ll never have to pay for a bag of Timbits in Canada ever again.

The undrafted bolter’s antics were so wild that Twitter practically exploded, having found and crowned its new King.

The title win also caps off one of the most outlandish recruiting gambles in recent league memory, with Raptors officials essentially copping Kawhi Leonard on a one-year loan before he makes an expected move to a bigger market this coming off-season.

Canada’s so goddamned fired up right now that it’s got Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking in tongues (French, we know it’s French, that’s the joke here).

There’s a new King in the North, folks. And it’s the Toronto By-God Raptors.

Drake fixing to shout the entire country drinks tonight.