The Toronto Raptors took two out of three games against Cleveland Cavaliers in their regular season series, but the playoffs are a beast of their own. Each of the Raptors' first two playoff series went seven games while the Cavs swept their opponents in the first two rounds and have not played a game in nine days.
Cleveland is looking to make their second straight trip to the NBA Finals. Toronto big man Jonas Valanciunas will not play in Game 1 according to ESPN, but the seven foot center is not yet ruled out for the entire series.
Golden State is 4-0 against both Toronto and Cleveland this season, winning each game by an average of 12 points per game. Tip-off is slated for 5:30 PM PST on ESPN.