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Siakam's Game 1 Performance Lifts Raptors over Warriors - Pro Sports Fandom
Heading into Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors, the main focus was if Golden State can win three titles in a row and if Kawhi Leonard could continue to play at a high level for them. Well, Raptors forward Pascal Siakam wants to be included in the conversation as well because he scored 32 points on 82.4 percent shooting from the field in his NBA Finals debut and it was one of the reasons why Toronto won Game 1 over the Warriors 118-109. It was their first NBA Finals win in franchise history. Siakam also grabbed eight rebounds, recorded five assists, blocked two shots, and recorded one steal. Kawhi Leonard scored 23 points for the Raptors, but he only shot 35.7 percent from the field. Leonard also grabbed eight rebounds, recorded five assists, and recorded one steal. Golden State’s defense double teamed him a lot, but it left other shooters wide open like Marc Gasol. Gasol took advantage of his open opportunities in Game 1. He grabbed seven rebounds, recorded one assist, blocked one shot, and recorded two steals. It also appeared as if Danny Green has reverted back to his [...]