Kawhi Leonard on What a Raptors Championship Title Would Mean to Canada, "I'm Not Really Sure"

Kawhi just being Kawhi.

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The Toronto Raptors are currently leading the 2019 NBA Finals three games to one against the Golden State Warriors, and a lot of that has to do with Kawhi Leonard and his unstoppable baskets.

After helping to lead the Raptors to their third win in the NBA Finals championship series on Friday night, Kawhi and his usual unfazed persona was asked what a championship win would mean for Toronto, and particularly Canada as a whole.

“I’m really not sure,” he responded when prompted. “I guess you really have to ask somebody on the street or one of our fans. I’m pretty sure it’s a long time waiting, they’re going to be excited. They’re already excited, just us being here for the first time. They were going crazy after the Eastern Conference Finals. I don’t know. There’s no tellin’. You gotta ask, like I said, a fan or somebody that’s been livin’ in Canada for a while. I know they’re going to be super excited. I don’t know. We’ll see.”

Kawhi has only played one season with the Raptors after he was traded for DeMar DeRozan in a controversial move last summer. The Raptors are one game away from lifting the Larry O’Brien trophy for the first time in their 24-years of existence. Game 5 kicks off on Monday night.

In related news, Drake’s music is being banned on a Bay area radio station until the NBA Finals are over.

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