Raptors to Play 2014-15 Pre-Season Games in Vancouver and Montreal

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Spo

A quick blurb this afternoon in terms of Raptors' news but it looks like Toronto will be playing some pre-season action outside of the confines of the GTA once again next season.

From a press release via the team a few hours ago:

The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they will play host to preseason games in Vancouver and Montreal in October. They will face the Sacramento Kings at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Sunday, October 5 and the New York Knicks at Bell Centre in Montreal on Friday, October 24.

This continues a theme for Toronto over the years, as the club has played in Vancouver before (back in 2010), and Montreal in 2012.  They've played preseason games in 11 Canadian cities outside of Toronto since 1995 in fact, and in 2007, the club played overseas in Rome, Italy and Madrid, for NBA Europe Live. (I actually attended parts of the latter trip, an amazing experience for all involved.)

As for Toronto's foes in these two preseason matches...some interesting choices no?  Aren't these the last two teams that Masai Ujri has fleeced via trade?  Hmmmmm.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Raptors HQ

You must be a member of Raptors HQ to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Raptors HQ. You should read them.

Join Raptors HQ

You must be a member of Raptors HQ to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Raptors HQ. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker