3. Raptors win their first ever playoff game
May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; A view of the the Air Canada Centre in game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors. Brooklyn defeated Toronto 104-103. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
In the Mecca of basketball, Madison Square Garden, the Raptors dismantled the Knicks 94-74 en route to the franchise’s first ever playoff victory.
After being swept by the Knicks the year before, the victory not only marked the start of revenge for the Raptors, it also marked a monumental step forward for the franchise. With a playoff victory under their belt, the Raptors were poised to take the next step forward in the Eastern Conference.