The Golden State Warriors saw their magical run come to an end on Thursday night as Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors won every game at Oracle Arena en route to their first title. Authorities said they declined to escalate the situation then and there because the Raptors were just about to be congratulated on national television for their championship efforts.
Announced as the anthem singer early Thursday, she admitted she might be nervous before singing an anthem she has sung her "entire life". "But obviously like I said, when I was there on my opening day meeting, I was focused on the now, and I wanted to make history here and that's all I did".
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri arrives at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto, Ontario, Canada March 12, 2017.
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A Raptors official told the Globe and Mail the organization was cooperating with Alameda County authorities and looked forward to a resolution.
Last week, the National Basketball Association banned Golden State Warriors investor Mark Stevens from games for a year and fined him $500,000 after he was seen on camera apparently shoving Toronto star Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the playoffs. "We willed this into existence". It was also the Warriors last game at Oracle Arena before moving next season to the new Chase Center in San Francisco. It's safe to say that the Raps have a prominent place in the scene now.
"We'll be thinking about this one, it's tough".
"We felt it was in the best interest of everybody that we take the high road and not arrest him at the game", Kelly said, adding "it's unfortunate that it had to go this route".