5 months Canada unites as Raptors hunt first NBA title Manilatimes |Sports
TORONTO, Canada: Thousands of passionate supporters will be roaring and dancing in “Jurassic Park” outside Scotiabank Arena during the NBA Finals while the Toronto Raptors hunt for Canada’s first NBA title. The special atmosphere for devoted fans watching on a giant television screen on the west side of the arena has become a gathering place as Raptors backers from across Canada line up for six or seven hours just for the chance to watch games on TV with thousands of fellow supporters. “These are the passionate fans,” said Jay Prateek, who lives in a condo in a nearby high-rise. “It’s ... more