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Hoops Heads North:
It is now official! The Toronto Raptors will be holding their Training Camp for the upcoming 2012-2013 season in Halifax, Nova Scotia from October 1st - 6th, 2012. Here is a link to some video coverage from this morning's press conference via CTV Atlantic. Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo said, "We've always said we're not Toronto's team, we're Canada's Team".We here at Hoop Heads North are excited for the Halifax basketball community. We feel it's great to see the Raptors organization's commitment to helping to build and grow the game across our great nation of Canada!Here are the details from the Toronto Raptors' press release:The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday that Head Coach Dwane Casey and his team will conduct training camp in Halifax, Nova Scotia from October 1-6, featuring an intra-squad game Saturday, October 6 at noon at the Halifax Metro Centre.
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When I heard the news I had to double check the facts. It was too hard to believe. The Toronto Raptors were going to be coming to Halifax and practicing within walking distance of my house? Awesome.
The Raptors will be at the Canada Games Centre in Clayton Park where it will hold its training camp and an inter-squad game in the city in early October.
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According to Tim Bousquet, News editor at 'The Coast', there will be a Press conference at 10:30am ADT on Thursday July 26th, 2012 at the Canada Games Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.Last summer during the NBA lockout there were some reports circulating that Halifax was a potential spot for the Raptors Training Camp, but of course the work stoppage dashed that possibility...
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Alan Anderson joined the Raptors on a 10-day contract in March.
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The Raptors will hold their 2012 training camp in Halifax.