Toronto Raptors deliver Canada their first NBA title

Toronto Raptors deliver Canada their first NBA title

The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration.

With a nation hanging on their every shot, Canada's only NBA team put the finishing touches to a remarkable 4-2 series upset that denied the Warriors a fourth championship in five years. Oracle Arena, home of the Golden State Warriors, before game 6 of the NBA finals between the Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. (via Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Warriors centre and star man, Steph Curry, during warm-up. (Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports)

Small forward Kawhi Leonard of the Raptors warming up pre-game. (Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports)

Football star and World Cup winner with France, Kylian Mbappe, courtside at the Oracle Arena. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol (33) shoots the ball during the first quarter. The Raps would go on take the first quarter 33-32. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Raps' Pascal Siakam attempts to make a pass past Warriors' Klay Thompson. The Raps would take a three-point lead into the second half, winning the second quarter 27-25. (Source: AP)

Warriors guard Shaun Livingston dunks the ball during the third quarter, which the Warriors would take 31-26, giving them a lead going into the fourth quarter. (Source: AP)

The Raps overturned the deficit, taking the fourth quarter by storm and scoring 28-22, winning the game 114-110 and taking the series 4 games to 2. Kahwi Leonard is pictured celebrating while Steph Curry hangs his head. (Source: AP)

Fans react in the Jurassic Park fan zone in Toronto. (Source: Reuters)

Rapper and high-profile Raptors fan, Canadian artist Drake, celebrates at Jurassic Park following confirmation of the Raps' victory. (Source: AP)

Leonard and the Toronto Raptors lift the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy - NBA champions of 2018-19. (Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)