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A familiar face showed up to Scotiabank Arena to watch the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors face off in Game 2 of the NBA Finals: JaVale McGee.
The Los Angeles Lakers’ center, who played for and won rings with the Warriors in 2017 and 2018, was seen walking through the halls of the arena, on his way to the court on Sunday afternoon.
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In a clip posted to the NBC Bay Area Sports Twitter account, he said to the camera, “This is Javale a.k.a Pierre 2x. I’m here at Game 2, as a fan.” McGee gave a thumbs up to the camera and winked after that.
McGee was a bench player for the Warriors during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons before getting signed and starting 62 games for the Lakers this season.
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He had one of the best seasons of his career with the Lakers this year, his eleventh in the NBA, averaging the most points in his career at 12 per game.
The Warriors face off against Raptors in Toronto on Sunday at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST.
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