Title: Jordan Loyd’s long, pandemic-induced wait for his Raptors championship ring
Date: August 5, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Jordan Loyd’s long wait to receive his NBA Championship ring, what lockdown was like alone in Spain, and more.
Pictures and videos on social media didn’t do the Toronto Raptors’ NBA championship rings justice.
It had been over a year since Jordan Loyd won one as a member of the 2018-19 title team when he finally got to see it in person. There is a lot to take in, and while the ring certainly looks significant in a photo, there is something that can only be captured by palming the largest NBA championship ring ever created.
“I just couldn’t believe how many diamonds,” Loyd said.