One last NBA broadcast schedule for today, the Raptors on Sportsnet schedule. Sportsnet will broadcast a total of 29 Raptors games this season. Sportsnet One will show 20, with another nine on the Sportsnet regional channels. Here is Sportsnet’s press release detailing their coverage.
Sportsnet will have full-court coverage of the Toronto Raptors with 29 regular-season games in 2011-2012, with integration across all Sportsnet platforms – television, radio, digital, mobile and print.
Broadcast coverage features 20 games on Sportsnet ONE and nine games on the Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific channels, all in High Definition. Sportsnet’s television coverage gets underway with the season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. (ET)/4 p.m. (PT) on SNE, SNO, SNW and SNP. Play-by-play will be handled by Matt Devlin, with former NBA player Leo Rautins as analyst. Sportsnet Connected will have post-game reaction following each Raptors broadcast. As the Raptors get ready for the season, Sportsnet will air the pre-season game vs. the Boston Celtics on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. (ET)/10 a.m. (PT) on SNE, SNO, SNW and SNP.
On radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN is the official radio station of the Raptors with live broadcasts featuring play-by-play announcer Paul Jones and analyst Eric Smith. Complementing the live game coverage, Sportsnet 590’s weekly show ‘Hoops’, hosted by Smith and Jones, returns Thursday nights throughout the season, beginning January 12.
Highlight of the Raptors schedule on Sportsnet includes:
- Atlantic Division Rivals – Toronto will have eight divisional match-ups throughout the season on Sportsnet, including three with the Boston Celtics, starting on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (ET)/4:30 p.m. (PT).
- Running with the Bulls – Toronto looks to contain last year’s MVP Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls for two games, first on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. (ET)/4 p.m. (PT)
- Bringing the Heat – The Raptors face the high-powered Miami Heat and James on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. (ET)/4:30 p.m. (PT).
Continue after the break for the complete 2011-12 Raptors on Sportsnet broadcast schedule.
Sunday 12/18, 1:00pm – Boston @ Toronto*
Monday 12/26, 7:00pm – Toronto @ Cleveland
Wednesday 12/28, 7:00pm – Indiana @ Toronto
Monday 1/2, 7:30pm – Toronto @ New York (ONE)
Wednesday 1/4, 7:00pm – Cleveland @ Toronto
Wednesday 1/11, 7:00pm – Sacramento @ Toronto
Monday 1/16, 4:00pm – Toronto @ Atlanta
Wednesday 1/18, 7:30pm – Toronto @ Boston
Tuesday 1/31, 7:00pm – Atlanta @ Toronto (ONE)
Wednesday 2/1, 7:30pm – Toronto @ Boston (ONE)
Wednesday 2/8, 7:00pm – Milwaukee @ Toronto
Wednesday 2/29, 8:00pm – Toronto @ New Orleans (ONE)
Sunday 3/4, 6:00pm – Golden State @ Toronto (ONE)
Wednesday 3/7, 7:00pm – Houston @ Toronto
Sunday 3/11, 6:00pm – Milwaukee @ Toronto (ONE)
Wednesday 3/14, 7:30pm – Toronto @ New Jersey (ONE)
Friday 3/16, 8:00pm – Toronto @ Memphis (ONE)
Saturday 3/17, 7:00pm – Toronto @ Charlotte (ONE)
Wednesday 3/21, 7:00pm – Chicago @ Toronto
Friday 3/23, 7:00pm – New York @ Toronto (ONE)
Saturday 3/24, 8:00pm – Toronto @ Chicago (ONE)
Wednesday 4/4, 7:00pm – Toronto @ Philadelphia (ONE)
Wednesday 4/11, 7:00pm – Philadelphia @ Toronto (ONE)
Friday 4/13, 7:00pm – Boston @ Toronto (ONE)
Sunday 4/15, 7:00pm – Toronto @ Atlanta (ONE)
Monday 4/16, 7:00pm – Atlanta @ Toronto (ONE)
Wednesday 4/18, 7:30pm – Toronto @ Miami (ONE)
Sunday 4/22, 6:00pm – Toronto @ Detroit (ONE)
Monday 4/23, 7:00pm – Toronto @ Milwaukee (ONE)
Wednesday 4/26, 8:00pm – Memphis @ Toronto (ONE)