Toronto Raptors Superstar Celebrates 28th Birthday
When all hope was lost in Toronto, a young DeMar DeRozan said that he’s got the city.
Losing has become something Toronto Raptors fans become all to used to, but with DeMar DeRozan pledging his loyalty to the franchise, there was hope.
Fast forward a few years, and the Toronto Raptors are a perennial playoff teams, two years removed from reaching the Eastern Conference Finals and taking the former NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers to six days. A lot has changed in Toronto over the past decade, but one thing has remained and that is DeRozan remaining a focal point of the franchise.
Happy Birthday! 🎂🎈
Toronto, ON pic.twitter.com/O66iUapLbK
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) August 7, 2017
Today, the Toronto Raptors and their fans celebrate DeRozan’s 28th birthday. Not many athletes in sporting history, especially NBA history have shown loyalty to Toronto, many dashing to bigger markets in the United States at first opportunity.
DeRozan stayed and that says a lot about not only the type of basketball player he is, but the type of person he is.
Happy birthday Deebo!