The Toronto Raptors won Canada’s first NBA championship Thursday, spawning a wave of celebration from fans across the country.
The Raptors’ victory also spawned some clever — and hilarious — reactions on social media.
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The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) had an important question for the Raptors when they come back to the Great White North:
— Canada Border Services Agency (@CanBorder) June 14, 2019
“God” — or whoever handles “God’s” Twitter account — appeared to cheer for one particular team, prompting one user to ask, “See, knew, IF there is a God, he’d be Canadian.”
The Raptors themselves suspected a higher plan was being carried out.
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) June 14, 2019
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Olympic skating champion Tessa Virtue posted a photo from her viewing party — apparently she and her friends couldn’t find a bigger screen.
— Tessa Virtue (@tessavirtue) June 14, 2019
And the Rogers Cup tennis tournament jumped in on the excitement, too.
It’s not like a 🎾 tournament to do this, but:
— Rogers Cup (@rogerscup) June 14, 2019
Then there was this tweet, from actor and comedian Vir Das, who noted that while the Raptors just won their first championship, it’s not the first time a raptor has won anything.
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) June 14, 2019
Meanwhile, Export Development Canada (EDC) wasn’t being funny when it noted the history of the game — but it was all too happy to see a Canadian export make its way back to where it came from.
— EDC (@ExportDevCanada) June 14, 2019
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