The Toronto Raptors NBA Championship victory parade in pictures
Here are some of the best photographs from Toronto's mega-celebration in honour of the Raptors
Check out the scenes from Toronto's Raptors' NBA Championship victory celebration after the team made history against the Golden State Warriors.
Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic Raptors fans packed the streets of Toronto for the parade that culminated in a rally in Nathan Phillips Square.
Throngs erupted in cheers and chants, zealously celebrating the historic NBA team — and their new hardware: the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy.
Nathan Phillips Square began filling up at dawn. By mid-morning, fans were climbing the arches to get a view of the stage.
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds were seen flying over the Toronto Raptors; NBA Championship victory celebrations. A nine-plane formation flew west near Nathan Phillips Square.
Fans from all walks of life turned out to celebrate together.
And it wouldn't be a Raptors parade without the team's mascot.
Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry held the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy close while riding in an open-air bus.
Raptors superstar forward Kawhi Leonard and his mother Kim Robertson took in the crowds with Drake.
A group of young fans with their homemade signs were ready to go for when the Raptors roll by.
Fans on University Avenue at Adelaide filled the street while waiting for the parade buses.
Raptors guard Danny Green was taking it all in.
As was Kawhi Leonard.
Photographers hustled to capture Kawhi Leonard as he hoisted the NBA Finals MVP trophy.
A little champagne popping as the open-air buses carrying the team left Exhibition Place.
A thumbs-up from Raptors forward Pascal Siakam. Several hours in, the Raptors buses showed no sign of running out of champagne.
The afternoon was marred by a shooting that injured four people at Nathan Phillips Square.