Toronto Raptors Charge into Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA PLAYOFFS in 4K on TSN, Beginning Thursday

— May 16, 2016

– TSN’s coverage features play-by-play commentator Matt Devlin and game analyst Jack Armstrong, along with NBA ON TSN panel of Rod Black, Leo Rautins, Morris “Mo Pete” Peterson, and Cabral “Cabbie” Richards, plus SPORTSCENTRE host Nabil Karim, and special guest analyst Nik Stauskas –

– TSN delivers live coverage of Toronto Raptors playoff games in 4K Ultra HD –

– TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto delivers live coverage of the Raptors’ playoff run, with comprehensive pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows –

– TSN augments live coverage of the Raptors’ playoff run by bringing fans further into the action with Intel 360 replay technology –

TORONTO (May 16, 2016) – Following a history-making Game 7 victory, the Toronto Raptors charge into the team’s first-ever Eastern Conference Final of the NBA PLAYOFFS on TSN in stunning 4K Ultra HD, as they tip off against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. TSN’s comprehensive live coverage tips off Thursday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET with an hour-long pre-game show followed by Game 2: Toronto @ Cleveland, live on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050. The network’s live NBA PLAYOFFS coverage continues all the way to the NBA FINALS, one of 60+ iconic championships that live on TSN. As well, TSN augments its live coverage of the Raptors’ playoff run by bringing fans further into the action with Intel 360 replay technology, highlighting key plays from every angle as they develop. Fans looking for a fully immersive Raptors playoff experience can continue to follow TSN’s official Snapchat account for exclusive behind-the-scenes content from all Raptors home games with TSN’s Coors Light #BravetheCold Snap Stories.

Toronto Raptors v Cleveland Cavaliers

Broadcast Schedule TSN’s broadcast schedule for the Toronto Raptors-Cleveland Cavaliers series is as follows*:
  • Game 2: Toronto @ Cleveland – Thursday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050
  • Game 4: Cleveland @ Toronto – Monday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN and TSN GO
  • **Game 6: Cleveland @ Toronto – Friday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050
Broadcast Team Delivering the call for all Raptors playoff games is the dynamic duo of play-by-play commentator Matt Devlin and game analyst Jack “The Coach” Armstrong. The NBA ON TSN team is on-site for all Raptors playoff broadcasts on TSN, featuring host Rod Black with analyst and Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer Leo Rautins, and TSN’s own Cabral “Cabbie” Richards with analyst and longtime Raptors fan-favourite Morris “Mo Pete” Peterson. SPORTSCENTRE Canadian NBA player Nik Stauskas joins studio host Nabil Karim on Canada’s #1 sports news and information show, SPORTSCENTRE, as a special guest analyst for the Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA PLAYOFFS. SPORTSCENTRE delivers daily news updates focusing on the Raptors throughout the NBA PLAYOFFS from reporters Matthew Scianitti and Jermain Franklin, as well as frequent analysis from the entire NBA ON TSN broadcast team. SPORTSCENTRE also captures all the highlights from the Raptors-Cavaliers series as well as every other matchup throughout the entirety of the NBA PLAYOFFS. TSN Radio TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto features exclusive live coverage of multiple games from the Raptors-Cavaliers series, including Games 1, 2, 5, and 6. Play-by-play commentator Paul Jones calls all Raptors playoff games on TSN 1050, with Jack Armstrong and Sherman Hamilton sharing analyst duties. TSN 1050 showcases the Raptors with extended pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows hosted by Jim Tatti and Duane Watson. The station also features frequent reports from TSN 1050 Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg, who is on-site in Cleveland. Additionally, TSN 1050 provides further immersive analysis and discussion with NAYLOR AND LANDSBERG IN THE MORNING broadcasting live from Cleveland from 5:30-9 a.m. ET starting Tuesday, May 17 through Friday, May 20. TSN Digital TSN Digital platforms feature full-court coverage of the NBA PLAYOFFS, with breaking news, scores, stats, schedules, interviews, and more. Throughout the NBA PLAYOFFS, TSN continues to capture the behind-the-scenes experience of all Raptors home games on the network’s official Snapchat account with Coors Light #BravetheCold Snap Stories. TSN Digital platforms also deliver:
  • A comprehensive Eastern Conference Finals preview breaking down the key storylines heading into the Raptors-Cavaliers series
  • Jack Armstrong contributes written analysis of the Raptors as well as the biggest topics from around the NBA PLAYOFFS
  • Frequent blog posts capturing the latest Raptors news and buzz from TSN 1050 Raptors reporter Lewenberg
  • Daily COURT SQUEAKS video reports on TSN.ca with Scianitti and Lewenberg
  • Video analysis from the NBA on TSN panel
  • 1 ON 1 podcasts featuring Will Strickland and Duane Watson
  • Player analysis from TSN Fantasy Guru Scott Cullen
  • Video highlights from every game throughout the NBA PLAYOFFS
  • TSN’s com covers all angles of the NBA PLAYOFFS, from viral videos to amazing highlights and head-scratching gaffes to memorable GIFs and the best reactions on social media
Basketball on TSN TSN’s five national feeds are Canada’s home of basketball, with a slate of basketball coverage that features 41 exclusive Toronto Raptors regular-season games, a comprehensive schedule of marquee NBA matchups featuring U.S.-based teams, NBA All-Star 2016 in Toronto, and the NBA PLAYOFFS culminating with the NBA Finals. TSN’s television coverage of the Raptors is complemented by live radio coverage on TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto. TSN 1050 broadcasts 41 regular-season Toronto Raptors games which are also available on TSN.ca and via the TSN GO app. TSN.ca provides in-depth news and analysis from around the league, including columns, podcasts, and video highlights. TSN also provides complete coverage of NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®, the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, as well as international men’s and women’s tournaments through partnerships with Canada Basketball and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). *Schedule subject to change **If necessary

About TSN
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