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Halifax fans of the Toronto Raptors cheer on Game 4 win as venue hits capacity

Toronto Raptors fans gather in Halifax for Game three of the NBA championships. Graeme Benjamin/Global News

Fans of the Toronto Raptors were out in force last night in Halifax to cheer and celebrate as the team increased their lead in the NBA finals.

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The Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 105-92 to take a three games to one lead in the best-of-seven series.

Gab LeVert – one of the organizers of a block party at the Nova Centre and Rogers Square in downtown Halifax – says they had to turn hundreds of people away because the venue was over its limit of about 1,000.

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LeVert says the crowd was loud even in the first half when the Raptors trailed, and the volume got louder and louder as the team took the lead.

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The Raptors could claim their first NBA title in Game 5 on Monday and LeVert says he expects Halifax’s “Jurassic Park” will be at capacity again.

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He says Raptors fans have stuck with the team for a long time, and the amount of excitement is hard to comprehend.

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