TORONTO (May 27, 2019) Following their momentous victory Saturday night on Sportsnet, the Toronto Raptors are heading to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history and Sportsnet is courtside to deliver multiplatform coverage on television, radio and online. Sportsnet will air Games 1, 3, 5, and 7 vs. the Golden State Warriors on TV exclusively on Sportsnet and Sportsnet ONE, and online through Sportsnet NOW. On radio, Sportsnet 590 The FAN and 680 NEWS bring listeners Games 2, 4, and 6 (full broadcast schedule below).
Sportsnet’s coverage of the Raptors vs. Warriors tips off Thursday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT with Game 1 on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, and Sportsnet NOW.
Sportsnet’s NBA Finals coverage includes:
- From courtside, Brad Fay, Alvin Williams and Sherman Hamilton set the stage and provide in-depth analysis.
- On TV, Matt Devlin calls the play-by-play alongside game analyst Leo Rautins. On radio, Eric Smith has the call with analysis from Paul Jones.
- Sportsnet’s NBA insiders Michael Grange and Arden Zwelling provide in-depth insight and analysis alongside reporter Smith with news and updates from the sideline.
- Pre-game insights and analysis with Sportsnet’s all-star roster of basketball insiders 30 minutes before tip-off.
- Fan-favourites Tim & Sid deliver exclusive interviews and analysis at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT to tee up pre-game action on Sportsnet. Plus, Tim Micallef and Sid Seixeiro join fans live from Jurassic Park at Maple Leafs Square for Games 1, 5* and 7*.
- Evanka Osmak and Ken Reid wrap up the evening’s action on Sportsnet Central with must-see highlights and post-game insight following each game.
- Exclusive previews, features and podcasts from Sportsnet’s NBA Insiders on Sportsnet.ca and the Sportsnet app.
- New editions of the Free Association podcast, featuring Donnovan Bennett and JD Bunkis.
- Up-the-the-minutes news, videos and insights on Sportsnet’s Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts.
2019 NBA Playoffs: Toronto Raptors NBA Finals Broadcast Schedule
|Game 1||Thurs., May 30||Golden State Warriors @ Toronto Raptors, 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT||Watch: Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet NOW|
|Game 2||Sun., June 2||Golden State Warriors @ Toronto Raptors, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT||Listen: Sportsnet 590 The FAN|
|Game 3||Wed., June 5||Toronto Raptors @ Golden State Warriors, 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT||Watch: Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW|
|Game 4||Fri., June 7||Toronto Raptors @ Golden State Warriors, 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT||Listen: 680 NEWS, Sportsnet 590 The FAN**|
|Game 5*||Mon., June 10||Golden State Warriors @ Toronto Raptors, 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT||Watch: Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet NOW|
|Game 6*||Thurs., June 13||Toronto Raptors @ Golden State Warriors, 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT||Listen: 680 NEWS, Sportsnet 590 The FAN**|
|Game 7*||Sun., June 16||Golden State Warriors @ Toronto Raptors, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT||Watch: Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet NOW|
**Sportsnet 590 The FAN will join Games 4 and 6 in progress immediately following the conclusion of the Toronto Blue Jays games.
***Schedule is subject to change.
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