TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule

Raptors to kick off training camp in Halifax

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
7/26/2012 9:38:04 AM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday that the team will conduct training camp in Halifax from October 1-6, featuring an intra-squad game Saturday, October 6 at the Halifax Metro Centre.
 
The Raptors will conduct their practices at the Canada Games Centre.

It will be the fifth time the team has held a portion of camp outside of Ontario. The Raptors trained in Vancouver in 2010, Treviso and Rome, Italy and Madrid, Spain as part of NBA Europe Live in 2007, and Buffalo, New York in 2000 and 2001.

The Raptors return to Halifax where they played a preseason game in each of the team's first three seasons (1995-97). The very first game in team history took place in Halifax on October 14, 1995, with the Raptors posting a 120-107 preseason victory over Philadelphia.

Halifax has played host to the collegiate CIS championship for 24 consecutive years from 1984 to 2007. The event returned to Halifax in March 2011 and 2012. The Halifax Rainmen, a professional basketball club, has been in existence since 2007-08. Last season it was one of seven teams competing in NBL Canada's inaugural season.

DeMar DeRozan (Photo: Ron Turenne/NBAE/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Ron Turenne/NBAE/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


Blue Jays on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 baseball insider Scott MacArthur provides daily coverage of the Blue Jays.


Jays Watch | Latest on the Jays


@
 | Friday at 7:05pm | Buehrle vs. Kuroda
@
 | W 8-0 | W: Stroman | L: De La Rosa

Maple Leafs on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 is the home of the Leafs with Jonas Siegel providing daily coverage in his Leaf Report.


Latest on the Leafs


 | Free Agency Tracker
 | DraftCentre

Raptors on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 is the home of the Raptors with Josh Lewenberg providing coverage in his Raptors Report.


Latest on the Raptors


 | Free Agency Tracker
 | NBA Draft

Argos on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 is the official broadcaster of the Argos with Mike Hogan providing coverage in his Argos Report.


Argos Hashmarks | Argos on TSN 1050 Schedule


@
 | Saturday at 10pm | (TSN 1050)
@
 | L 18-17 | Ray: 298y | Maher: 6 FG

Toronto FC on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050's Gareth Wheeler provides coverage of TFC matches including pre-game shows live from BMO Field


Latest on TFC | TFC on TSN 1050 Schedule


@
 | Saturday at 7pm | (TSN 1050)
@
 | D 2-2 | Gilberto, Oduro | Bruin, Barnes
TSN TweetBox

Connect with TSN Radio 1050

Email us at live@tsn1050.ca

Text your comments to 105050 (standard message rates apply) Details

Or

Text inquiries to 105050 (standard message rates apply) Details

Follow on Twitter: @TSN1050Radio

Call us at 416-870-1050 or Toll Free Across Canada: 855-591-6876

Advertising: Call: 416-384-2900. Or email: advertising@tsn1050.ca

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television