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Basketball In photos: Excitement, frustration on and off the court as Raptors lose Game 5 of NBA Finals

Fans gathered across the country to cheer on the Raptors Monday, but it wasn't to be. Golden State took Game 5 106-105.

Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry, left, Kawhi Leonard, centre, and Marc Gasol leave the court after Raptors lose 106-105 to Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto.

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Fans watch Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors at a viewing party in Montreal.

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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) falls over Toronto Raptors centre Serge Ibaka (9) as Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) looks on during first half basketball action in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto.

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Canadian fans react in the rain outside the arena prior to the start of Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors in Toronto.

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Canadian Armed Forces members hold up a banner in support of the Toronto Raptors at the Canadian Forces Station in Alert, Nunavut.

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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives past Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) during first half Game 5 NBA Finals basketball action in Toronto.

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A group of youths play basketball just before midnight, ahead of the Toronto Raptors' Game 5 NBA finals game against the Golden State Warriors, about 400 km (250 miles) south of the Arctic Circle in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

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Fans watch as fireworks are set off ahead of first half of Game 5 NBA Finals basketball action between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors in Toronto.

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Toronto Raptors fan Nafisah Chowdhury at the opening of Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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Fred VanVleet #23 of the Toronto Raptors is defended by Kevon Looney #5 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during Game Five of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena.

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Toronto Raptors fans gathered at Jurassic Park donned rain ponchos to watch the game on the big screen outside ScotiaBank Arena.

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Raptor the mascot performs on stage as fans gather at Jurassic Park to watch the Golden State Warriors play against the Toronto Raptors during Game Five of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena.

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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors attempts a jump shot against the Toronto Raptors in the first half during Game Five of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena.

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Raptors fans gather in the "Jurassic Park'' fanzone outside of Scotiabank Arena ahead of Game 5 of the NBA Final between Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors in Toronto.

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) is surrounded by Toronto Raptors (left to right) Danny Green, Marc Gasol, Pascal Siakam and Kawhi Leonard (2) during first half basketball action in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto.

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Joreil Bear, left to right, Jalen Severight-Benson, and Darren Severight hold signs a watch during the NBA finals game 5 viewing party at city hall's civic centre in Saskatoon.

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People watch during a NBA finals game 5 viewing party at city hall's civic centre in Saskatoon.

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Toronto Raptors fans take in game five of the NBA Finals at Celebration Square in Mississauga.

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Toronto Raptors fans, left to right, Morgan Hides, Ryan Seo, and Sehej Narula, react as they watch game five of the NBA finals at an outdoor viewing party in Calgary.

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Toronto Raptors fans at Game 5 of the NBA Finals Game 5 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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Toronto Raptors fans react in Jurassic Park at Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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Basketball watch NBA Finals Game 5 between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors in the lobby of a Tangerine bank in Toronto,.

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Basketball fans react to a play while watching NBA Finals Game 5 between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors at Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas in Toronto.

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Performing artist Drake celebrates on the sidelines during first half basketball action in Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors in Toronto.

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Fans watch Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors at a viewing party in Montreal.

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Toronto Raptors fans take in basketball action against the Golden State Warriors during game five at the Strathcona in Victoria.

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Fans watch as the final minutes on the clock tick down in a tight game betweenThe Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors during game 5 of their NBA championship series at the ScotiaBank Arena.

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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates at the final buzzer as his team defeated Toronto Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto.

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Fans react from the Jurassic Park fanzone outside of Scotiabank Arena after the Toronto Raptors lost Game 5 of the NBA final against the Golden State Warriors in Toronto.

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A Toronto Raptor fan hangs her head following their team's 106-105 loss during a street party in Jurassic Park, outside of Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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