TSN Announces Star-Studded Toronto Raptors 2016-17 Broadcast Schedule, Tipping Off with Tomorrow’s Pre-Season Clash vs. Stephen Curry and Golden State

— September 30, 2016

– TSN’s regular season coverage begins with the Raptors’ season opener at home against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET –

– Raptors on TSN package is highlighted by three games featuring LeBron James and the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers, including the Cavs’ visit to the ACC on Dec. 5, plus Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors’ only trip to the ACC on Nov. 16 –

– TSN delivers the Raptors’ only home game against Canada’s own Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves, on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. ET –

TORONTO (September 30, 2016) – After a historic playoff run that captured the nation and shattered audience records, the Toronto Raptors return for the 2016-17 season live on TSN. The network today unveiled their Raptors broadcast schedule as the team, led by star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, begins their quest for the NBA championship, one of 60+ iconic championships that live on TSN. TSN delivers 41 Toronto Raptors regular season games this season alongside live coverage of the 2017 NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND, NBA PLAYOFFS, and NBA FINALS. Throughout the season, TSN also features comprehensive coverage of the team across multiple platforms, including broadcast, radio, digital, and social media. TSN’s live broadcast coverage of the Raptors is available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN subscribers via the TSN GO app. TSN’s 2016-17 Toronto Raptors broadcast schedule features the following highlights:
  • The Raptors season opener at home against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Three games against LeBron James and the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers, on Tuesday, Nov. 15, Monday, Dec. 5, and Wednesday, April 12
  • The Raptors’ only home game against Canada’s own Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves, on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. ET
  • The Raptors’ only home game against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. ET
  • The Raptors face off against the Denver Nuggets, featuring Canada’s #7 overall draft pick Jamal Murray, on Friday, Nov. 18 at 9 p.m. ET
  • Former Raptor fan favourite Bismack Biyombo making his return to the Air Canada Centre with the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. ET
  • The Raptors’ final four games of the regular season, taking on Eastern Conference rivals Detroit, Miami, New York, and Cleveland
TSN has delivered live coverage of the Toronto Raptors since the 1998-99 season. NBA Canada Series presented by Bell The Raptors on TSN season kicks off with the fifth annual NBA Canada Series presented by Bell, with the Raptors facing off against NBA MVP Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4, live from Vancouver’s Rogers Arena. The game marks the Warriors debut of the team’s marquee free agent signing, former MVP Kevin Durant. Broadcast Team TSN’s fan-favourite broadcast team is back to call Raptors games for the 2016-17 season, featuring play-by-play commentator Matt Devlin alongside game analyst and TSN Basketball Insider Jack “The Coach” Armstrong. TSN’s Rod Black hosts pre-game, halftime, and post-game coverage alongside analyst Leo Rautins. They are joined for select games by former Toronto Raptors head coach Sam Mitchell, who returns to TSN as an analyst. Raptors on TSN Radio TSN’s television coverage of the Raptors is complemented by live radio coverage on TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto (see below for complete broadcast schedule). TSN 1050 broadcasts 41 regular season Toronto Raptors games live on AM 1050 in Toronto, on TSN.ca, and for live streaming in the Toronto area on mobile devices and tablets via the TSN GO app. Calling all games on TSN 1050 are play-by-play announcer Paul Jones and analysts Jack Armstrong and Sherman Hamilton. Throughout the season, TSN 1050 brings fans extended pre- and post-game shows hosted by Meghan McPeak and Duane Watson. The station also features reports from TSN 1050’s dedicated Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg. News Coverage SPORTSCENTRE follows the Raptors throughout the season, delivering breaking news, reports, highlights, and in-depth analysis from TSN basketball analysts Armstrong and Rautins. TSN Digital TSN Digital platforms – including TSN.ca and the TSN GO app – have the Raptors covered from every angle, featuring the following highlights:
  • Up to the minute breaking news, scores, game recaps, and more
  • Daily comprehensive coverage of the NBA, including digital analysis from TSN basketball analysts
  • Weekly NBA blog posts from Armstrong
  • Blog posts and Court Squeaks video reports following the latest Raptors news from Lewenberg
  • Highlights, recaps, and Must-See moments from around the league
  • Fantasy picks, projections, and analysis from TSN’s Scott Cullen
  • Photos, videos, and viral content posted across TSN’s official social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram
  • BarDown.com rounds up all the viral moments and social media reaction from the new season
Broadcast Schedule See below for the Toronto Raptors on TSN broadcast schedule.* Pre-Season  Saturday, Oct. 1                    Golden State vs. Toronto    7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 Regular Season October Wednesday, Oct. 26            Detroit @ Toronto                 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN Network November Wednesday, Nov. 2             Toronto @ Washington      7 p.m. ET on TSN Network Saturday, Nov. 12                New York @ Toronto           7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 Tuesday, Nov. 15                 Toronto @ Cleveland          7 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 Wednesday, Nov. 16           Golden State @ Toronto     8 p.m. ET on TSN Network Friday, Nov. 18                     Toronto @ Denver               9 p.m. ET on TSN Network Monday, Nov. 21                  Toronto @ LA Clippers       10:30 p.m. ET on TSN2 Wednesday, Nov. 23           Toronto @ Houston             8 p.m. ET on TSN Network December                  Friday, Dec. 2                       LA Lakers @ Toronto          7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 Monday, Dec. 5                    Cleveland @ Toronto          7:30 p.m. ET on TSN2 Thursday, Dec. 8                  Minnesota @ Toronto         7 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5 Friday, Dec. 16                     Atlanta @ Toronto                7:30 p.m. ET on TSN Network Sunday, Dec. 18                  Toronto @ Orlando              6 p.m. ET on TSN2 Friday, Dec. 23                     Toronto @ Utah                   9 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5 Thursday Dec. 29                Toronto @ Phoenix             9 p.m. ET on TSN2 January           Sunday, Jan. 1                     Toronto @ LA Lakers          9:30 p.m. ET on TSN Network Saturday, Jan. 7                   Toronto @ Chicago             8 p.m. ET on TSN Network Sunday, Jan. 15                   New York @ Toronto           3 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5 Tuesday, Jan. 17                 Toronto @ Brooklyn            7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4 Wednesday, Jan. 18           Toronto @ Philadelphia     7 p.m. ET on TSN Network Friday, Jan. 20                      Toronto @ Charlotte           7 p.m. ET on TSN Network Sunday, Jan. 22                   Phoenix @ Toronto             6 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 Wednesday, Jan. 25           Toronto @ Memphis            8 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5 Sunday, Jan. 29                   Orlando @ Toronto              6 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 Tuesday, Jan. 31                 New Orleans @ Toronto     7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 February                    Friday, Feb. 3                        Toronto @ Orlando              7 p.m. ET on TSN Network Monday, Feb. 6                    LA Clippers @ Toronto       7:30 p.m. ET on TSN Network Sunday, Feb. 12                  Detroit @ Toronto                 6 p.m. ET on TSN Network Tuesday, Feb. 14                 Toronto @ Chicago               8 p.m. ET on TSN1 Wednesday, Feb. 15           Charlotte @ Toronto            7:30 p.m. ET on TSN Network Monday, Feb. 27                  Toronto @ New York           7 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4 March Friday, March 3                    Toronto @ Washington      7 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5 Friday, March 10                  Toronto @ Atlanta                8 p.m. ET on TSN2 Monday, March 13               Dallas @ Toronto                 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5 Tuesday, March 21              Chicago @ Toronto             7 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4 Saturday, March 25             Toronto @ Dallas                 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN5 Monday, March 27               Orlando @ Toronto             7:30 p.m. ET on TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5 April                Wednesday, April 5             Toronto @ Detroit               7:30 p.m. ET on TSN4 Friday, April 7                       Miami @ Toronto                7:30 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5 Sunday, April 9                    Toronto @ New York           12 noon ET on TSN5 Wednesday, April 12           Toronto @ Cleveland          8 p.m. ET on TSN Network   TSN Radio Schedule See below for TSN’s Toronto Raptors radio schedule. All games air live on TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto.* October Wednesday, Oct. 26            Detroit @ Toronto                  7:30 p.m. ET Monday, Oct. 31                   Denver @ Toronto                 7:30 p.m. ET November Friday, Nov. 4                       Miami @ Toronto                   7:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, Nov. 9            Toronto @ Oklahoma City      8 p.m. ET Friday, Nov. 11                     Toronto @ Charlotte               7 p.m. ET Friday, Nov. 18                     Toronto @ Denver                   9 p.m. ET Monday, Nov. 21                  Toronto @ LA Clippers          10:30 p.m. ET Friday, Nov. 25                     Toronto @ Milwaukee            8 p.m. ET Wednesday, Nov. 30           Memphis @ Toronto               7:30 p.m. ET December Friday, Dec. 2                       LA Lakers @ Toronto               7:30 p.m. ET Monday, Dec. 5                    Cleveland @ Toronto               7:30 p.m. ET Friday, Dec. 9                       Toronto @ Boston                    7:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, Dec. 14           Toronto @ Philadelphia            7 p.m. ET Sunday, Dec. 18                  Toronto @ Orlando                  6 p.m. ET Thursday, Dec. 29               Toronto @ Phoenix                 9 p.m. ET January Sunday, Jan. 1                     Toronto @ LA Lakers               9:30 p.m. ET Saturday, Jan. 7                   Toronto @ Chicago                  8 p.m. ET Sunday, Jan. 15                   New York @ Toronto               3 p.m. ET Wednesday, Jan. 18           Toronto @ Philadelphia          7 p.m. ET Sunday, Jan. 22                   Phoenix @ Toronto                  6 p.m. ET Friday, Jan. 27                     Milwaukee @ Toronto           7:30 p.m. ET Sunday, Jan. 29                   Orlando @ Toronto                 6 p.m. ET February Wednesday, Feb. 1               Toronto @ Boston                    7:30 p.m. ET Sunday, Feb. 5                     Toronto @ Brooklyn                12 noon ET Wednesday, Feb. 8             Toronto @ Minnesota              8 p.m. ET Tuesday, Feb. 14                 Toronto @ Chicago                  8 p.m. ET Sunday, Feb. 26                  Portland @ Toronto                 6 p.m. ET Monday, Feb. 27                  Toronto @ New York              7 p.m. ET March Friday, March 3                    Toronto @ Washington         7 p.m. ET Saturday, March 4               Toronto @ Milwaukee            8 p.m. ET Friday, March 10                  Toronto @ Atlanta                  8 p.m. ET Monday, March 13               Dallas @ Toronto                    7:30 p.m. ET Friday, March 17                  Toronto @ Detroit                  7:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, March 21              Chicago @ Toronto                  7 p.m. ET Saturday, March 25             Toronto @ Dallas                  8:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, March 29        Charlotte @ Toronto             7:30 p.m. ET Friday, March 31                  Indiana @ Toronto                 7 p.m. ET April Wednesday, April 5             Toronto @ Detroit                   7:30 p.m. ET Friday, April 7                       Miami @ Toronto                   7:30 p.m. ET Sunday, April 9                    Toronto @ New York              1 p.m. ET Wednesday, April 12           Toronto @ Cleveland               7 p.m. ET *Schedule subject to change

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