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TORONTO – In the moments before the Toronto Raptors took the court for Game 4 in Brooklyn, they huddled in the locker-room and watched footage of their fans gathered back home in Maple Leaf Square.

The Raptors went on to win Game 4 and even up the series and say they’ve drawn inspiration from the swell of support they’re receiving in their home city.

“I told the team, the fans are doing their part, we’ve got to do our part as a team, as a group of guys to lead the fight on the court, because the fans are behind us 100 per cent and they’re loud and they’re very proud. And they should be,” Raptors coach Dwane Casey said.

The Raptors expect a repeat of Sunday, when a capacity crowd of 2,500 red-clad fans jammed Maple Leaf Square to watch the game on the giant screen outside the Air…

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