DeMar DeRozan Says He Was the 'Sacrificial Lamb' in Raptors' March to NBA Finals The Raptors made their first NBA Finals in franchise history, and the former Raptors guard said he laid
the groundwork for Toronto's success. DeMar DeRozan, via 'Bleacher Report' DeMar DeRozan, via 'Bleacher Report' DeRozan was traded to the San Antonio Spurs
in the offseason after spending his first
nine seasons in Toronto. The Raptors landed star Kawhi Leonard
in the deal, who has been crucial to
the team's postseason run. DeRozan is still rooting for his "best friend,"
Kyle Lowry, and the rest of his former
teammates in the NBA Finals. The Raptors and Warriors are tied 1-1 heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night.