Following the flight plan for a private plane landing at Pearson airport. Live TV coverage of a vehicle on the Gardiner Expressway. Fans waiting outside a Yorkville hotel.
As the Kawhi Leonard watch continues, the Star’s Doug Smith called Wednesday “one of the wackiest days in (Raptors) franchise history — helicopters chasing cars, flights being tracked, duelling ex-professional athletes assuring all and sundry they had inside information even as it contradicted each other.”
Toronto Star columnist Bruce Arthur wrote that “some of the city was briefly turned into a lovestruck 13-year-old.”
The U.S. media had a field day on Twitter. Here’s some of our favourite tweets:
Patrick Ho is a rewrite editor working on the Star’s digital desk in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter: @patrick_ho_007