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Playoffs 2019

NBA Playoffs 2019: Kawhi Leonard's emphatic dunk caps off Raptors' 26-3 run in series-clinching Game 6 win

Kawhi Leonard dunks over Giannis Antetokounmpo
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For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals.

It wasn't easy though.

The franchise, leading 3-2 in the Conference Finals and playing Game 6 at home, were down by 15 against the Milwaukee Bucks with 2:18 left in the third quarter but the team rallied back in style.

The Raptors went on a furious 26-3 run which was capped off by this emphatic leftie dunk by Kawhi Leonard over Giannis Antetokounmpo.

It all began with Kyle Lowry stealing the ball from Khris Middleton. Leading the fastbreak, Lowry then slowed it down and then handed it off to a charging Leonard.

The dunk sent NBA Twitter in a frenzy:

It even got an epic reaction out of franchise ambassador Drake:

In the span of two playoff series, Leonard has managed to feature in two of the most historic moments in Raptors' playoff history:

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