Game One of the NBA Finals will be the closest to Buffalo it's been since 1951

Posted at 5:05 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-29 17:22:13-04

TORONTO, Ont. (WKBW) — At just under 100 miles away by car, Game One of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Thursday will be the closest the series has come to the Queen City since 1951, when the Finals were played in Rochester.

The historic series between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors also marks the first time an NBA Finals game will be played in Canada.

7 Eyewitness News anchor and Toronto native Ashley Rowe will have live coverage of Game One from Toronto on Thursday, along with 7 Eyewitness News sports anchor Matt Bové.

Rowe and Bové will have live pre-game coverage starting on 7 Eyewitness News at 5 p.m. Then, viewers can stay with 7ABC for tip-off at 9 p.m.