Toronto Raptors

What channel is Raptors vs. Nets on? Game preview, injury report for Pascal Siakam's return

The Toronto Raptors welcome back a familiar face when they host the Brooklyn Nets in a Sunday afternoon matinee.

After missing the first 10 games of the season, Pascal Siakam is set to make his return to action for the Raptors, who were able to compile a 6-4 record in his absence. On Friday, Toronto saw its five-game win streak come to an end in a one-point loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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The Raptors' formula for success during the streak was predicated on balanced scoring, defence and scoring off turnovers. With Siakam back in the fold, these strengths are amplified as he joins Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr., OG Anunoby and Scottie Barnes as the team's feature two-way talents.

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Brooklyn enters Sunday riding the momentum of a four-game win streak as it earned a road win over the Detroit Pistons Friday night.

The Nets' 6-3 start to the season has been fuelled by the play of Kevin Durant, who is averaging 28.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game while shooting 56.9 percent from the field 36.6 percent from beyond the arc. During the recent win streak, James Harden is averaging 19.0 points, 10.3 assists and 8.0 rebounds while shooting 51.7 percent from 3 on high volume.

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Toronto's defence will be put to the test as it looks to slow down two of the league's most talented scorers in Durant and Harden, who look to keep the momentum going into their first visit to Scotiabank Arena of the season.

What channel is Raptors vs. Nets on?

  • TV channel: Sportsnet ONE (Canada), YES and NBA League Pass (U.S.)
  • Radio: TSN 1050

What time does Raptors vs. Nets start?

  • Date: Sunday, Nov. 7
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. ET | 12:30 p.m. PT

Raptors vs. Nets injury report

(As of 5:30 p.m. ET on Nov. 6)

Raptors vs. Nets Injury Report: Nov. 7, 2021
Team Player Current Status Reason
Raptors Pascal Siakam Probable Injury/Illness - Left Shoulder; Injury recovery
Yuta Watanabe Out Injury/Illness - Left Calf; Strain
Nets Nic Claxton Out Injury/Illness - N/a; Illness (non-covid)
David Duke Jr. Out G League - Two-Way
Kessler Edwards Out G League - Two-Way
Kyrie Irving Out Not With Team
Day'Ron Sharpe Out G League - On Assignment
Cam Thomas Out G League - On Assignment

Raptors next five games

Raptors 2021-22 NBA schedule
Date Opponent Time (ET) Venue
Sunday, Nov. 7 vs. Nets 3:30 p.m. Scotiabank Arena
Wednesday, Nov. 10 at Celtics 7:30 p.m. TD Garden
Thursday, Nov. 11 at 76ers 7:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Center
Saturday, Nov. 13 vs. Pistons 7:30 p.m. Scotiabank Arena
Monday, Nov. 15 at Trail Blazers 10:00 p.m. Moda Center

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