Highlights: Raptors secure first NBA Championship

The Toronto Raptors have clinched their first NBA Championship – yet there has been plenty more to this series than the action on the court, and it has involved some of the biggest names in the world.

Rapper Drake and singer Beyonce have both had parts to play in the drama, which ended on Thursday as the Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 114-110 to clinch their best-of-seven series 4-2.

Led by star man Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors have been pretty dominant in this series against an injury-hit Warriors, the defending back-to-back champions.

If you need a recap of what went down, here is a game-by-game breakdown of the 2019 NBA Finals.

Game one: Drake trolls the Warriors

Drake did his signature ‘Hotline Bling’ dance in front of Klay Thompson after the guard said he would “skip it” if it ever came on

The opening game of the series was played in Toronto, with the Raptors winning 118-109, but most of the headlines were made on the sidelines.

Before the game started, Toronto-born rapper and Raptors ambassador Drake entered the arena wearing a throwback Dell Curry jersey.

Curry played for the Canadian side between 1999 and 2002, and is father to the Warriors’ star point guard, Stephen Curry.

Drake – nicknamed ‘Champagne Papi’ – is actually friends with Curry junior, and even has a tattoo dedicated to him on his arm.

The rapper, however, decided to cover it with a sweat band so there was no doubting his allegiance to the Raptors – and there was more trolling to come. During the game, Drake was pictured picking something out of Curry’s hair and later posted this on Instagram…

As well as calling out Warriors’ Draymond Green in the post, Drake also appeared to call