Found October 30, 2012 on Hoops Heads North:
The Raptors 18th season kicks off on Wednesday night when they host the Indiana Pacers at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. After a roughly six month hiatus since their last meaningful (and I do use that term very loosely) action, and a pre-season showing that has taken expectations up a level or two, the anticipation for opening night is as high in Raptor Nation as it has been since the VC days. Here's eight other games you need to circle on the calendar for the upcoming season. Toronto Raptors @ Oklahoma City Thunder - November 6th, 2012The Raptors will get their first peek at the newly modified Thunder team as they travel to Oklahoma City to close out the NBA's first week back. This game gives the Raptors a chance to test their mettle against one of the league's elite franchises in only their fourth game of the season, along with providing Raps fans a chance to check out two of the more entertaining players on Planet Earth in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Jonas ...
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