Drake is Wearing a Dell Curry Toronto Raptors Jersey

Calgary theatres to host free viewing parties for Raptors games during NBA Finals

Toronto Raptors fans are at Toronto's Jurassic Park for Game 1 of the National Basketball Association finals.

Kawhi Leonard added 23 points and Marc Gasol had 20 for the Raptors, fueled by a crowd that couldn't wait for a party 24 years in the making.

But quickly they settled their nerves and rose to the occasion, building a ten point lead as the klaxon sounded for halftime. Others will say the Jays" moment of arrival came when Mike Timlin tossed the ball to Joe Carter for the final out of the "92 World Series.

According to Shams Charania, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has announced that DeMarcus Cousins will be active, though it remains to be seen how many minutes he'll receive.

The 2015 Finals MVP and 2016 Sixth Man of the Year told Bleacher Report: "Playing for the Warriors is just like playing for Team USA".

The player nicknamed Spicy P was red hot, shooting 14 for 17 from the field - and he tipped in his own shot on the last of those misses with 54 seconds to play. But Golden State has struggled against Toronto this season, falling to defeat in a pair of meetings by an average margin of 11.5 points. That's Dell Curry, Stephen's father who finished his career with the Raptors.

However, Toronto's playoff success has not lifted its odds on the NBA series prices entering the NBA Finals, where it sits well back of the defending champions as +230 underdogs. All Raptors viewing parties are free and limited to two tickets per person, per game.

But for Thursday night's Raptors game, that privilege comes with a premium.