Where to watch the Toronto Raptors


Mar 11, 2020 — 2 min read

Toronto Raptors

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In an effort to fight the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the NBA suspended its season. The current plan is to resume on July 31 in Orlando, FL. We’ll continue to update this page as more information is announced. 

The Toronto Raptors got off to a rocky start after joining the NBA as an expansion team in 1995. The franchise spent its first three seasons at the bottom of the division. But over the years, the team has developed into a thriving franchise, taking home its first championship in 2019. 

Vince Carter turned things around after joining the team in 1998. He helped the Raptors reach their first playoff berth in the 1999-2000 season. Carter went on to make five All-Star appearances on behalf of the franchise, and he even took home the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest crown.

The team started to pick up steam with the acquisition of Kawhi Leonard. Forming a dynamic partnership with All-Star guard Kyle Lowry, Leonard led the Raptors to their first conference and NBA championship wins during the 2018-19 season.

Sportsnet broadcasts several Toronto Raptors games (41 games to be precise), although regional and national blackouts apply. Plus, you have to be located in Canada to access the channel. To watch Toronto Raptors games broadcast on national TV, tune into ESPN, NBA TV or TNT.

How to stream the Toronto Raptors

Those who prefer to stream the Toronto Raptors can use the Sportsnet NOW streaming platform, with plans starting at CA$9.99 ($7.49 US) for a seven-day pass — you have to be in Canada to access the platform. No other live TV streaming services currently offer access to Raptors games. You’ll have to sign up for NBA League Pass if you want to watch every Toronto game in the U.S.

How to watch the Toronto Raptors on cable

Unfortunately, Raptors fans in the U.S. won’t be able to watch any games broadcast on Sportsnet. Americans who want to watch the Raptors will have to go through NBA League Pass, which can be added on to most cable and streaming plans, or purchased as a standalone service for $28.99/mo. or $149.99/year.

Upcoming Toronto Raptors schedule

Date; Time; Opponent; Location

All Game Times are in EDT

March 14; 7:30 p.m.; Detroit Pistons; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

March 16; 8 p.m.; Golden State Warriors; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

March 18; 7 p.m.; Philadelphia 76ers; Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA

March 20; 7:30 p.m.; Boston Celtics; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

March 22; 6 p.m.; Denver Nuggets; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

March 24; 7:30 p.m.; Los Angeles Lakers; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

March 25; 7:30 p.m.; New York Knicks; Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

March 28; 8 p.m.; Memphis Grizzlies; FedExForum, Memphis, TN

March 30; 7:30 p.m.; Memphis Grizzlies; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

April 1; 9 p.m.; Milwaukee Bucks; Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

April 3; 7:30 p.m.; Milwaukee Bucks; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

April 5; 7 p.m.; Houston Rockets; Toyota Center, Houston, TX

April 7; 7 p.m.; Washington Wizards; Capital One Arena

April 8; 7 p.m.; Charlotte Hornets; Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC

April 10; 7:30 p.m.; Atlanta Hawks; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

April 12; 6 p.m.; New York Knicks; Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

April 14; 7:30 p.m.; Miami Heat; American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL

April 15; 7:30 p.m.; Orlando Magic; Amway Center, Orlando, FL