Toronto Raptors Roll into Round 2 of the NBA PLAYOFFS in 4K on TSN, Beginning Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. ET

— May 2, 2016

– TSN’s Second Round Raptors playoff coverage follows average audience of 643,000 viewers for First Round, an increase of 38% over last year –

– 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 special guest analysts Nik Stauskas and Tyler Ennis –

– 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 –

Raptors Playoffs Heat

TORONTO (May 2, 2016) – On the heels of a dramatic Game 7 victory, the Toronto Raptors roll into the Second Round of the NBA PLAYOFFS on TSN, facing off against the Miami Heat. TSN’s comprehensive live coverage tips off Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET with a 30-minute pre-game show followed by Game 1: Miami @ Toronto, live on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050. TSN delivers live coverage of Toronto Raptors playoff games in 4K Ultra HD, beginning with Game 1, and live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN subscribers through TSN GO. The network’s live NBA PLAYOFFS coverage continues all the way to the NBA FINALS, one of 60+ iconic championships that live on TSN. TSN’s live coverage of the Raptors’ 2016 playoff run has attracted an average audience of 643,000 viewers, an increase of 38% over last year. Additionally, 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. Broadcast Schedule TSN’s broadcast schedule for the Toronto Raptors-Miami Heat series is as follows*:
  • Game 1: Miami @ Toronto – Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050
  • Game 2: Miami @ Toronto – Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN Radio 1050
  • Game 4: Toronto @ Miami – Monday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio 1050
  • **Game 5: Miami @ Toronto – Wednesday, May 11 at TBD on TSN and TSN GO
  • **Game 6: Toronto @ Miami – Friday, May 13 at TBD on TSN Radio 1050
  • **Game 7: Miami @ Toronto – Sunday, May 15 at TBD on TSN and TSN GO
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 players Nik Stauskas and Tyler Ennis join TSN Studio host Nabil Karim on Canada’s #1 sports news and information show, SPORTSCENTRE, as special guest analysts for Round 2 of the NBA PLAYOFFS. 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 NBA ON TSN broadcast team. SPORTSCENTRE also captures all the highlights from the Raptors-Heat 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-Heat series, including Games 1, 2, 4, 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. 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 Second Round preview breaking down the key storylines heading into the Raptors-Heat 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
  • 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 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 and via the TSN GO app. 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 Source: Numeris

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