History of the NBA Canada Series

Canada Series

After a one year hiatus, the NBA Canada Series presented by Bell returns on Saturday, Sept. 29 when the Toronto Raptors face the Portland Trail Blazers at Vancouver's Rogers Arena. 11 days later, Toronto travels to Montreal to take on the Brooklyn Nets at the Bell Centre.

This year's games will be the 12th and 13th of the series, which began in 2012 and has taken place in five different Canadian cities - Calgary, Montreal, Ottowa, Vancouver and Winnipeg.

Over the six year span, 11 different teams have participated in the series, with the Raptors (9) and Timberwolves (4) participating more than any other team. Toronto holds an all-time record of 7-2 in the series, after winning the first of two games in 2018.

Here's a look back at each of the previous 12 games in the series…

History of the NBA Canada Series


Date Location Game High Scorer
Oct. 19, 2012 Bell Centre, Montreal Raptors 107, Knicks 88 Carmelo Anthony - 24
Oct. 24, 2012 MTS Centre, Winnipeg Timberwolves 95, Pistons 76 Rodney Stuckey/Chase Budinger - 21


Date Location Game High Scorer
Oct. 20, 2013 Bell Centre, Montreal Timberwolves 104, Celtics 89 Kevin Love - 22


Date Location Game High Scorer
Oct. 5, 2014 Rogers Arena, Vancouver Raptors 99, Kings 94 DeMar DeRozan - 21
Oct. 24, 2014 Bell Centre, Montreal Raptors 83, Knicks 80 Carmelo Anthony - 24


Date Location Game High Scorer
Oct. 4, 2015 Rogers Arena, Vancouver Raptors 93, Clippers 73 Kyle Lowry - 26
Oct. 10, 2015 MTS Centre, Winnipeg Bulls 114, Timberwolves 105 E'Twaun Moore/Tyus Jones - 18
Oct. 14, 2015 Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa Timberwolves 89, Raptors 87 Gorgui Dieng - 14
Oct. 23, 2015 Bell Centre, Montreal Raptors 92, Wizards 82 Marcin Gortat/DeMarre Carroll - 16


Date Location Game High Scorer
Oct. 1, 2016 Rogers Arena, Vancouver Raptors 97, Warriors 93 Klay Thompson - 16
Oct. 3, 2016 Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary Nuggets 108, Raptors 106 Terrence Ross - 23


Date Location Game High Scorer
Sept. 29, 2018 Rogers Arena, Vancouver Raptors 122, Trail Blazers 104 Jonas Valanciunas - 17
Oct. 10, 2018 Bell Centre, Montreal Raptors vs. Nets

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