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Raptors vs. Warriors Game 2 Preview and GameThread: Toronto looks to get 2-0 series advantage

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Talk about the NBA Finals here.

2019 NBA Finals - Game One
Pascal Siakam is the Raptors’ young rising star.
Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

The 2019 NBA Finals continue tonight for Game 2. After the Raptors clamped down beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1, they hope to head down to Oakland with a 2-0 series lead.

Game information

Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors

When: Sunday, June 2 at 8 p.m. ET

Where: ScotiaBank Arena, Toronto, ON

How to watch in the D.C. area: WJLA-TV (a/k/a ABC 7). It’s on Channel 7 over the air and on most cable outlets.

How to watch nationally in the USA over the air and online: Your local ABC television station. It’s not always on Channel 7 depending on the city you live in. You can also stream it on

How to watch in Toronto: The game is on SportsNet nationwide in Canada.

Keys to the matchup

The Raptors’ defense kept Stephen Curry Klay Thompson and Draymond Green contained as they were able to win their first-ever NBA Finals Game. I’ll let Daniel Hackett of Raptors HQ spill the beans here on how Toronto’s individuals did.

On the injury front, OG Anunoby should be back for the Raptors after an appendectomy.

The Warriors are still hobbled by injuries. Kevin Durant (calf) will not play tonight. And Andre Iguodala also has a calf injury but he should be able to play tonight. Expect him to take some of the minutes Durant would have otherwise received.