On Thursday night, the Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors by a final score of 114-110 to win the series 4-2.
The best player on the floor throughout the playoffs was Kawhi Leonard. In his only season with the Raptors, Leonard brought the city a championship and took home NBA Finals MVP in the process.
After the game, Leonard celebrated the title with his teammates, until he realized he was celebrating with his teammates.
The stoic presence on the court doesn't like to be the star of attention and that showed on Thursday night.
Video of Leonard celebrating the win briefly, before realizing an opponent was close. He immediately switched to the pure class Leonard fans know and love.
Check it out.
Leonard goes from complete exuberance to humble opponent in a split second when he sees Warriors star Steph Curry nearby.
The Raptors made the bold choice to trade for Kawhi after Leonard demanded to be traded by the San Antonio Spurs. With no guarantee that he would re-sign with the team, Toronto took a chance.
Now, the city has an NBA championship and is the favorite to land Leonard in a long-term deal.
Stay tuned for the latest.