Sport

NBA finals: Toronto Raptors fans prepare for victory

With Canadian team close to its first championship, Al Jazeera looks at how Toronto Raptors' rise is already a win for diversity.

NBA

Toronto stun Golden State in first NBA Finals

Pascal Siakam's playoff career-high 32 points ensured two-time defending champions were beaten in opening game.

Toronto Raptors stun Golden State Warriors in first NBA Finals

Basketball

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

Canadian team to face Golden State Warriors after defeating Milwaukee Bucks 4-2 in the Eastern Conference final.

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

Sport

Trump clashes with sports stars over player protests

US president calls on National Football League owners to fire players who protest against racism during national anthem.

Asia

Durant: India is 20 years behind in terms of knowledge

NBA star, who traveled to India to support growth of basketball, says comments about the country taken out of context.

NBA's Durant sorry for 'backward' comments on India

Sport

Rockets' Harden signs richest NBA contract

Houston Rockets' star guard and MVP runner-up James Harden signs deal to stay at NBA team until 2022-23 season.

NBA: Harden pens $160m contract extension with Rockets

Basketball

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

Kevin Durant named Finals' MVP as Golden State Warriors clinch second title in three years.

Durant stars as Warriors beat Cavaliers in NBA Finals

Sport

Curry takes Warriors to brink of NBA title

NBA MVP scores 38 points as reigning champions take 3-1 lead over Cleveland Cavaliers after a 108-97 win.

NBA: Curry stars as Warriors extend lead over Cavaliers

Sport

Kobe dazzles for Lakers in final NBA game

"Greatest" LA Lakers star scores season-high 60 points before calling time on his 20-year NBA career.

Kobe Bryant: LA Lakers win NBA star's farewell game

Sport

Curry helps Golden State extend winning run

The Warriors seal 22nd straight win of the NBA season as Curry scores 28 points in win over the Nets.

Curry helps Golden State extend winning run

Sport

Lakers' star Bryant to retire at the end of season

Five-time NBA champion struggling through the worst season of his illustrious 20-year career.

Lakers' star Bryant to retire at the end of season

Sport

Kobe helps Lakers snap four-game losing run

Forward scores 17 points in Lakers' win over Pistons in the NBA; Smart's career-high 26 points seal Celtics' win.

Kobe helps Lakers snap four-game losing run

Sport

Bulls extend 76ers' losing streak to 17 games

Mirotic scores 20 points and 10 rebounds as Chicago rout Philadelphia; Indiana outpace Orlando.

Bulls extend 76ers' losing streak to 17 games

Sport

Kobe seals Lakers' first win of the season

LA Lakers beat the Nets after Kobe scores 18 points; LeBron stars in Cavaliers' win over Philadelphia.

Kobe seals Lakers' first win of the season

Sport

Lamb helps Hornets tame the Bulls

Charlotte Hornets seal first win of the season by routing the Bulls; Hawks beat Heats.

Lamb helps Hornets tame the Bulls