This will be epic! The Toronto Raptors take on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 1 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals on May 17th at 8:30pm EST at The Q Arena in Ohio. Watch every moment of this historic match-up online here!
This is the deepest the Toronto Raptors have ever been in the playoffs and for the first time in franchise history, they have a shot at making it to the NBA finals. One thing stands in the way of Drake’s Raptors and that is the immovable force that is LeBron James, 31. The Cleveland Cavaliers have been in absolute beast mode this post season. Watch the Raptors try to upset the Cavs in game 1 online here!
The Cavaliers are 8-0 in the post season this year. The Raptors however took rounds 1 & 2 the distance in brutal 7 game series’. So Toronto will hobble into Cleveland for game 1 of this Eastern Conference Finals, best of 7 series, with many more minutes on their legs. The Cavaliers have the home court advantage in this series, the winner of which will play either current champions Golden State Warriors or the equally strong Oklahoma City Thunder. OKC’s all-star Kevin Durant had help from Russell Westbrook in stealing away game 1 from the unanimous league MVP Stephen Curry and his Warriors in California. The Western Finals will certainly be an exciting series as well.
The Raptors are going to need all the help they can get to earn a few wins against a dominating Cleveland team. Kyle Lowry, 30, is the Raptors 6 foot point guard who must step-up and have a strong series if Toronto will have a chance at handing the Cavs their first loss in the playoffs. Will Toronto native and NBA superfan Drake be sitting court side in Cleveland to root on his Raptors? Watch the live stream and find out!
What do you think HollywoodLifers? Do the Raptors have a shot at winning this critical game 1? Who will you be rooting for in this series? Let us know who you would like to see win the first game?