Game One of the NBA Finals will be the closest to Buffalo it's been since 1951
Posted: 5:05 PM, May 29, 2019
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TORONTO, ON - MAY 25: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors hoists the Eastern Conference Championship trophy after defeating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game Six of the NBA Eastern Conference Final at Scotiabank Arena on May 25, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Raptors defeated the Bucks 100-94 to win the Eastern Conference Championship 4 games to 2. NOTE TO USER: user expressly acknowledges and agrees by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images Licence Agreement. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
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.
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