Toronto Raptors Charge into the NBA PLAYOFFS, Tipping Off Tuesday, April 18 on TSN

— April 13, 2017

– TSN’s live coverage begins with Game 2: Milwaukee @ Toronto, on April 18 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN –

– TSN’s broadcast team features play-by-play commentator Matt Devlin and game analyst Jack Armstrong, along with NBA ON TSN host Rod Black, analysts Leo Rautins and Sam Mitchell, as well as special guest analyst Nik Stauskas –

– Toronto Raptors first round playoff games on TSN are available to viewers across the country in 4K –

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

TORONTO (April 13, 2017) – For the fourth consecutive year, DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, and the Toronto Raptors charge into the NBA PLAYOFFS on TSN. Canada’s Sports Leader delivers comprehensive coverage of the team throughout the playoffs, beginning with the Raptors taking on the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round, and continuing all the way to the NBA FINALS – one of the 60+ championship events that live on TSN. TSN’s comprehensive live coverage tips off Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. ET with Game 2: Milwaukee @ Toronto live on TSN, TSN4K, TSN Radio 1050, and TSN GO. Broadcast Schedule TSN’s broadcast schedule for the Toronto Raptors-Milwaukee Bucks series is as follows*:
  • Game 2: Milwaukee @ Toronto – Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050
  • Game 3: Toronto @ Milwaukee – Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN and TSN GO
  • **Game 5: Milwaukee @ Toronto – Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050
  • **Game 7: Milwaukee @Toronto – Saturday, April 29 at TBD
TSN’s live coverage of Toronto Raptors games in the first round of the NBA PLAYOFFS are available in 4K, as well as for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN subscribers via and the TSN GO mobile app. Broadcast Team Delivering the call for all Raptors playoff games is the fan-favourite duo of play-by-play commentator Matt Devlin alongside game analyst Jack “The Coach” Armstrong. TSN’s Rod Black hosts pre-game, halftime, and post-game coverage alongside Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer Leo Rautins and former Raptors head coach Sam Mitchell. TSN’s live Raptors playoff coverage also features contributions from Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Nik Stauskas, who joins the team as a special guest analyst. SPORTSCENTRE SPORTSCENTRE delivers daily news updates focusing on the Raptors throughout the NBA PLAYOFFS from reporter Matthew Scianitti, as well as frequent analysis from the entire broadcast team. SPORTSCENTRE also captures all the highlights from the Raptors-Bucks series as well as every other matchup throughout the entirety of the NBA PLAYOFFS. TSN’s Cabral “Cabbie” Richards kicks off the NBA PLAYOFFS with a one-on-one interview with DeMar DeRozan. For select Toronto Raptors home games, SPORTSCENTRE’s Nabil Karim and guest analyst Nik Stauskas are on site at the Maple Leaf Square Playoff Tailgate Parties, located outside the Air Canada Centre. SPORTSCENTRE also delivers special features throughout the week, including an essay from Raptors power forward Patrick Patterson, who reflects on the city, the fans, and why Toronto is a special home for basketball. TSN Radio TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto features exclusive live coverage of Games 1, 2, and 5 from the Raptors-Bucks series. TSN will announce TSN Radio 1050’s coverage for Games 6 and 7 later in the week. 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 Meghan McPeak, Duane Watson, and Gareth Wheeler. The station also features frequent contributions from TSN 1050 Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg. TSN Digital TSN Digital platforms feature full-court coverage of the NBA PLAYOFFS, with breaking news, scores, stats, schedules, interviews, and more alongside a slate of content including:
  • A comprehensive First Round preview breaking down the key storylines heading into the Raptors-Bucks 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 Josh Lewenberg
  • Frequent “Court Squeaks” segments from Scianitti and Lewenberg throughout the Raptors playoff run
  • Video highlights from every game throughout the NBA PLAYOFFS
  • TSN’s 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
  • TSN’s official social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat deliver behind-the-scenes and viral content throughout the NBA PLAYOFFS

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