'It's a crazy big deal!' Sarah McLachlan to sing O Canada at Raptors-Warriors game

Vancouver might not have an NBA team anymore, but it will have a sliver of representation on the floor at Game 6 of the NBA finals Thursday night in Oakland thanks to Sarah McLachlan.

The Vancouver singer — who is also a huge basketball fan — will perform the Canadian anthem at Oracle Arena, where the Toronto Raptors could make history by clinching the NBA title with a win over the Golden State Warriors.

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