VANCOUVER, British Columbia – On any other night, this would have been a Toronto Raptors crowd.
Some 15 years removed from having their own NBA franchise, Vancouver has become an annual destination for hosting Raptors preseason games. That “We the North” mentality even has heavy pull around this West Coast Canadian city. But inside Rogers Arena on Saturday, it was apparent there was a much bigger draw in town:
The Golden State Warriors and the first look at the Kevin Durant era.
The Raptors will play a pair of 2016 NBA preseason games in Vancouver and Calgary. Their opponents will be the Warriors and Nuggets. Even though it’s just preseason, that Warriors game will be Kevin Durant’s debut on the squad and i...
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Toronto players and coaches link their arms together for the national anthems, preceding Kevin Durant's preseason debut with Golden State
The first statement of the NBA preseason was made by the Toronto Raptors, one that came even before Kevin Durant made his unofficial debut with the Golden State Warriors.