DEERASSIC PARK: Basketball fans young and old sported Raptors gear loud and proud while watching Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors. Shortly before tipoff, more than 1,400 fans had already entered the arena in anticipation of the game. The Red Deer Royals kicked off the festivities with a performance in the lobby and fans gave their own version of O’ Canada before the game. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Deerassic Park roaring back into Servus Arena on Thursday

Deerassic Park will be back for Game 6 of the NBA Finals after more than 1,400 people cheered on the Toronto Raptors at Servus Arena on Monday night.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Servus Arena, with game time at 7 p.m.

A large screen will be set up on the floor of the arena, with standing only. Seating will be available in the stands. No outside chairs are allowed.

Improvements are being made to the lighting and the sound after Monday’s game, says the city. The arena safety netting will also be removed to improve sight lines.

Food trucks will be set up in the parking lot, and Percy’s Concession inside Servus Arena will be serving food and beverages.

If Game 7 against the Golden State Warriors is necessary Sunday at 6 p.m., door will open at 5:30 p.m.

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