Oracle draws fans from around the world for Game 7

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As the Warriors try to win Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, many fans say it feels like no game in NBA history has carried this kind of weight and has so many people wondering who will win. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

As the Warriors try to win Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, many fans say it feels like no game in NBA history has carried this kind of weight and has so many people wondering who will win.

And the fans at to Game 7 have come from around the world.

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"I live in the southern Italy," said Richard Guard, a Cleveland Cavaliers fan.

"I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. We have been waiting for this championship for a very long time," said Richard Guard II, also a Cavs fan.

"I live in Washington, D.C. and I came all the way here because I'm a diehard Warriors fan!" said Prince Akeem.
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Many in the rowdy lines were looking to buy tickets into Game 7. They were all prepared to plunk down $600 dollars a ticket, if not more.

For Warriors fans, it's also the possibility of watching a historic back-to-back championship win.

For Cleveland fans, it's a chance at breaking a 50 year drought.

No professional team in Cleveland has won a national championship since the mid 1960's.

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The Cavaliers have never won a championship in its 46 year history. Game 7 is the place to be tonight - and for some, it's their first time ever coming to an NBA game.

"I love the Warriors, I've just never been to a game, so I decided it was the finals and this was the game to go to," said Gina Lagle.

"I got a buddy who said, 'Happy Father's Day!' So, Happy Father's Day and I'm going to the game," said Beau Fitzgerald.

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