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Sportsnet Announces Toronto Raptors Second Round 2018 NBA Playoffs Broadcast Schedule

April 30, 2018

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TORONTO (April 30, 2018) For the third consecutive year, the Toronto Raptors are headed to the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs and Sportsnet will be courtside to provide fans with multiplatform coverage of the action. Sportsnet’s broadcast schedule for the Toronto Raptors second round series against the Cleveland Cavaliers brings fans Games 2, 3 and 6 on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE and Sportsnet NOW. On radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN will broadcast Game 4.

Coverage of Game 2 gets underway at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT on Thursday, May 3 on Sportsnet ONE and Sportsnet NOW. (Full broadcast schedule below). Second-round coverage includes:

  • Basketball Central – For this round, Brad Fay is joined by Sherman Hamilton to host the half-hour pre-game show and anchor the broadcast panel, with Raptors Insider Michael Grange providing in-depth analysis.
  • In Game – On TV, Matt Devlin is back with the play-by-play alongside game analyst Leo Rautins, while Eric Smith and Paul Jones continue to handle radio duties.
  • Courtside – Reporters Eric Smith and Nikki Reyes continue to deliver the latest news, updates, and analysis from both benches.

Fans can also catch up on the latest news, highlights and analysis with Tim & Sid (weekdays at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT) and nightly editions of Sportsnet Central on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW.

Additionally, Sportsnet.ca continues to deliver wall-to-wall NBA Playoffs coverage, including pre-game and post-game reports, news, videos and podcasts from Arden Zwelling, Jeff Blair, Dave Zarum, Steven Loung. Donnovan Bennett, J.D. Bunkis. Caroline Cameron, Faizal Khamisa and more.

2018 Raptors NBA Playoffs Broadcast Schedule: Second Round

All televised games also available on Sportsnet NOW

**Schedule is subject to change

Game 2 Thurs., May 3 Cleveland Cavaliers @ Toronto Raptors, 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT Sportsnet ONE
Game 3 Sat., May 5 Toronto Raptors @ Cleveland Cavaliers, 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT Sportsnet ONE
Game 6* Fri, May 11 Toronto Raptors @ Cleveland Cavaliers, TBD Sportsnet

*If necessary

On Radio

Game 4 Mon., May 7 Toronto Raptors @ Cleveland Cavaliers, 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT Sportsnet 590 the FAN

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