Toronto Raptors Soar into the NBA PLAYOFFS on TSN, Beginning April 16

— April 11, 2019

– TSN’s Raptors coverage in the First Round tips off with Game 2 on April 16 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN –
– TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto delivers live coverage of the Raptors’ playoff run, starting with Game 1 on April 13 at 5 p.m. ET –

TORONTO (April 11, 2019) – TSN brings viewers courtside with extensive coverage of the Toronto Raptors’ NBA PLAYOFFS run, as the network today announced its broadcast schedule for the team’s First Round series against the Orlando Magic. Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry look to lead the Raptors to the team’s first NBA championship, beginning Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. ET with Game 2: Orlando @ Toronto, live on TSN and TSN Radio 1050. TSN and TSN Direct subscribers can stream all of the action live on TSN.ca and the TSN app.

Delivering the call throughout the Raptors’ playoff run are play-by-play commentator Matt Devlin and game analyst and Canadian Screen Award-winner Jack “The Coach” Armstrong. Rod Black hosts pre-game, halftime, and post-game coverage alongside Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer Leo Rautins. TSN Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg provides frequent updates on the team, and TSN’s Raptors playoff coverage also features SPORTSCENTRE anchor Kate Beirness, Cabbie Richards and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Nik Stauskas.

TSN 1050 showcases the Raptors with play-by-play commentator Paul Jones calling all the action, along with Armstrong and Sherman Hamilton. Lewenberg will provide frequent in-game contributions.

TSN and TSN 1050 Toronto Raptors Broadcast Schedule

  • Game 1: Orlando @ Toronto – Saturday, April 13 at 5 p.m. ET on TSN Radio 1050
  • Game 2: Orlando @ Toronto – Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN and TSN Radio 1050
  • Game 4: Toronto @ Orlando – Sunday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN and TSN Radio 1050
  • *Game 5: Orlando @ Toronto – Tuesday, April 23 at TBD on TSN
  • *Game 7: Orlando @ Toronto – Saturday, April 27 at TBD on TSN and TSN Radio 1050

SPORTSCENTRE provides highlights, features, analysis, and interviews throughout the entirety of the NBA PLAYOFFS, with daily news updates focusing on the Raptors.

TSN’s complete coverage of the NBA PLAYOFFS also extends across its digital platforms with breaking news, scores, stats, schedules, interviews, and more alongside a slate of content including:

  • A comprehensive preview of the Raptors-Magic First Round series, breaking down the key storylines
  • Written analysis from Armstrong, covering the Raptors as well as the biggest topics from around the NBA PLAYOFFS
  • Lewenberg provides blog posts covering the latest Raptors news
  • Video highlights from every game throughout the NBA PLAYOFFS
  • Memorable moments, photos, videos, and behind-the-scenes content on com and across TSN’s official social media accounts, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat

*If necessary

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