TSN Announces 2007/08 Raptors Broadcast Schedule

TSN
returns to the hardwood for the 2007/08 season, as the network today unveiled
its NBA national broadcast package, which features 21 Toronto Raptors regular season
games, NBA All-Star Saturday Night from

New
Orleans, a minimum of 17 Playoff games, plus exclusive
Canadian coverage of the NBA Finals. All games are available in High
Definition on TSN HD.

TSN’s
coverage gets underway November 6 with

Toronto
@ Milwaukee at 8 p.m. ET. Highlights of TSN’s 21-game Raptors broadcast
schedule feature 16 Eastern Conference match-ups, including four games against
Atlantic Division rivals –
New York (two),
Philadelphia and

New
Jersey. (See broadcast schedule below)

Additional
highlights include:

One game against two-time NBA MVP and

Vancouver
native Steve Nash, as the Raptors host the Suns on Dec. 5

Two games featuring NBA Superstar LeBron James and the Cavaliers (Nov. 30 and
March 21)

A match-up against Tim Duncan and the 2006/07 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs
(Feb. 11)

NBA All-Star Saturday Night, including the gravity-defying Slam Dunk Contest (Feb.
16)

TSN’s Rod
Black will host the network’s NBA studio show. Black will be on-site at
Air Canada Centre for Raptors home games and will anchor the show from the TSN
Studio during away games. Chuck Swirsky will once again call the
play-by-play with Leo Rautins as game analyst.

TSN is
coming off a successful NBA regular season in which the network delivered a
national per-game average audience of 154,000 viewers – a 29 per cent increase
over last season and the third-most watched NBA season ever on TSN.

TSN has
been televising Raptors basketball since the 1997/98 season.

TSN’s
2007/08 Toronto Raptors broadcast schedule is as follows:

November

Tuesday, Nov.
6
Toronto @

Milwaukee
8 p.m. ET

Saturday, Nov. 10
Toronto @

Chicago
8:30 p.m. ET

Friday, Nov. 30

Cleveland @

Toronto
7 p.m. ET

December

Saturday, Dec.
1
Toronto @

Washington
7 p.m. ET

Wednesday, Dec. 5
Phoenix
@

Toronto
7 p.m. ET

Monday, Dec.
31
Toronto @

New
Orleans 8 p.m. ET

January

Friday, Jan.
11
Toronto @

New
York
7:30 p.m. ET

Tuesday, Jan. 15
Toronto @

Detroit 7:30 p.m. ET

Saturday, Jan. 19
Toronto @

Philadelphia
7 p.m. ET

Friday, Jan.
25

Milwaukee @

Toronto
7 p.m. ET

Tuesday, Jan. 29
Toronto @

Washington
7 p.m. ET

February

Monday, Feb.
11
San Antonio @

Toronto
7 p.m. ET

Sunday, Feb.
24
New York @

Toronto
6 p.m. ET

Monday, Feb.
25
Toronto @

Indiana
7 p.m. ET

March

Sunday, Mar. 2

Toronto @

Charlotte
6 p.m. ET

Tuesday, Mar.
4

Toronto @

Orlando
7 p.m. ET

Friday, Mar.
7

Washington @

Toronto 7 p.m.
ET

Sunday, Mar.
16
Toronto @

Sacramento
9 p.m. ET

Friday, Mar.
21

Toronto @

Cleveland
7:30 p.m. ET

Sunday, Mar.
30
New Orleans @

Toronto
6 p.m. ET

April

Saturday, Apr.
5
Toronto @

New Jersey
7:30 p.m. ET

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