Toronto Raptors fever is coming to Calgary.Fans of Canada’s only NBA team will have the chance to see Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, Pascal Siakam and company on the big screen as they take on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.In partnership with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Raptors, Cineplex will be hosting free viewing parties of finals games at 33 theatres across the country, starting with Game 1 of the series on Thursday.Calgary basketball fans will be able to gather at Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire and Scotiabank Theatre Chinook to watch the Raptors take on Stephen Curry and the Warriors.
Kyle Lowry celebrates with his sons after the Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks to advance to the NBA Finals.
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Tickets to viewing parties for the first four games of the series will be available in-person at those theatres starting Wednesday at 6 p.m. While tickets are free, they are limited to two per person, per game.The best-of-seven series opens Thursday at 7 p.m. (MT).