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SportsRaptors Fans Sing 'O Canada' in the Streets After Team Advances to NBA Finals

11:10  26 may  2019
11:10  26 may  2019 Source:   si.com

Vancouver could create ‘Jurassic Park West’ viewing for Raptors’ Finals games

Vancouver could create ‘Jurassic Park West’ viewing for Raptors’ Finals games The Toronto Raptors will have support from fans all across Canada during their quest for the franchise’s first NBA championship. Raptors fans have become well known for their enthusiastic support for the team. The crowd outside of Raptors’ arena during playoff games often rivals the intensity of those who purchased tickets and are inside. The area outside has become affectionately known as “Jurassic Park.” Across the country, there could be a similar feel during this year’s NBA Finals. The city of Vancouver is exploring a viewing area for fans to watch Toronto’s games against the Golden State Warriors in the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza.

Toronto fans went into full celebratory mode after the Raptors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. Fans also piled into Jurassic Park to take in the historic moment in Raptors history, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated the team on Twitter.

The Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, and fans filled the streets of Toronto to celebrate the big moment. After Toronto beat the Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night, fans celebrated by singing in the streets . They didn't opt for a

Raptors Fans Sing 'O Canada' in the Streets After Team Advances to NBA Finals© Screenshot/Twitter

The Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, and fans filled the streets of Toronto to celebrate the big moment.

After Toronto beat the Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night, fans celebrated by singing in the streets. They didn't opt for a hit from superfan Drake, who was going crazy inside Scotiabank Arena, but instead chose a more classic piece–"O Canada."

Fans also piled into Jurassic Park to take in the historic moment in Raptors history, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated the team on Twitter.

The Raptors will face the Warriors in the NBA Finals, and this year will be Golden State's fifth consecutive appearance in the title series. Game 1 of the Finals is scheduled for Thursday, May 30 at 9 p.m. ET.

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