TSN’s coverage of the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals begins with Game 2: Golden State @ Toronto on Sunday, June 2nd.
Following Saturday’s series-deciding victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, the Toronto Raptors are set to make their first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, as they take on the defending champion Golden State Warriors.
TSN’s extensive live coverage of the NBA Playoffs continues, as Canada’s Sports Leader today announced its broadcast schedule for the NBA Finals. TSN’s coverage tips off with Game 2: Golden State @ Toronto on Sunday, June 2 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN. TSN and TSN Direct subscribers can stream all of the action live on TSN.ca and the TSN app.
To set up the series before Game 1 tips off, TSN will air ESPN’s NBA Finals Preview Show on Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The network also has live coverage of Media Day on Wednesday, May 29 from noon – 2:30 p.m. ET, with encore coverage in the evening.
The Raptors and Warriors squared off twice this season, with the Raptors winning both games. TSN takes a look back at the season series this week, as the network will air the instant classic November 29 Raptors home overtime victory tonight (7:30 p.m. ET on TSN) and twice tomorrow (3 p.m. ET and 9:30 p.m. ET on TSN2), with the December 12 victory in Oakland airing tomorrow as well (7 p.m. ET on TSN2).
Additionally, CTV2 will simulcast ABC’s coverage of Games 2, 4 and 6.
Play-by-play commentator Matt Devlin and game analyst and Canadian Screen Award-winner Jack “The Coach” Armstrong once again bring you the call. Rod Black hosts pre-game, halftime, and post-game coverage alongside Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer Leo Rautins and former Raptors head coach Sam Mitchell. TSN’s coverage also features long-time Raptor and 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh, Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg providing frequent updates on the team, SportsCentre anchor Kate Beirness, Cabbie Richards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Nik Stauskas.
TSN 1050’s Raptors coverage features play-by-play commentator Paul Jones calling the action, alongside Armstrong and Sherman Hamilton. Lewenberg will provide frequent in-game contributions.
SportsCentre provides highlights, features, analysis, and interviews throughout the entirety of the NBA Finals, with daily news updates focusing on the Raptors.