Jurassic Park Returns to Downtown Windsor for Game 5 of NBA Finals
Jurassic Park is returning to downtown Windsor for game 5 of the NBA finals Monday night.
It's the third time the outdoor event — that has drawn thousands to the city's core — will take over Charles Clark Square. The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association, St. Clair College, Downtown Windsor Collective and a group of local business owners stepped up to make the event a reality on Friday.
Co-organizer Renaldo Agostino says support for the event has been overwhelming, but one organization in particular has gone above and beyond.
"The community has to know, if it wasn't for Bluesfest Windsor, this event's not happening," says Agostino.
With a 3-1 series lead, Toronto can finish off Golden State at home Monday night and make the Raptors the first Canadian team to win an NBA Championship.
Agostino isn't used to rooting for the end of an ongoing event that he's helped organize, but the former Toronto resident is excited to see Canada's team make history.
"Quite frankly this is probably the second most important moment in Canadian basketball history with the first being the invention of the game by James Naismith," he says. "It's a huge moment for Windsor, a huge moment for the Toronto Raptors, the city of Toronto and everybody in the country."
Agostino tells AM800 News they're ready to kick off a celebration.
"The last time they won it was phenomenal, we had fireworks and confetti and I think basketball fans can expect more of the same," he added.
Jurassic Park Windsor opens at 8pm in Charles Clark Square — tip-off is at 9pm.