Toronto Raptors

What channel is Raptors vs. Pistons on? Game preview, start time, injury report

The Raptors got their heads above the .500 waters on Thursday night holding off a scrappy Philadelphia 76ers' squad.

TAKEAWAYS: VanVleet comes up clutch in win over Philly

Fred VanVleet willed Toronto to the win with 32 points, seven assists and six rebounds night but the last image was his Sam Cassell-inspired celebration after rattling home the game-sealing triple right in front of the 76ers' bench.

"When we come out and Freddy's getting some buckets and making plays like that, I think that automatically gives us a boost of spirit and confidence," Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said via Sportsnet's Michael Grange.

"[He was] just all over the place. We know that he's got it going and he's getting past people and he's making some shots… I think that was a big spark the way he came out tonight for sure."

Chris Boucher also had his best game of the season on Thursday, posting 17 points and six rebounds in 24 minutes. Boucher seemed to play with confidence and his energy level was back to where the Raptors need it to be.

According to TSN's Kayla Grey, Boucher got his energy up by listening to Soca pre-game.

The Pistons will be coming off the second night of a back-to-back as they play in Cleveland on Friday night. On Wednesday, the Pistons got their first road win of the season as they got past the Houston Rockets.

Cade Cunningham delivered in front of a nationally televised audience in the U.S., finishing with 20 points, four rebounds and three assists. Cunningham has struggled to find his shooting touch so far this season as Wednesday was the first time this year he shot over 40.0 percent from the field.

A motivated Cunningham could be coming into Toronto with a chip on his shoulder after seeing fellow rookies Jalen Green and Evan Mobley in the two prior games.

Cunningham has surely heard the praise that Scottie Barnes is rightfully receiving and might want to remind folks who went No. 1 in the 2021 NBA Draft.

What channel is Raptors vs. Pistons on?

Raptors vs. Pistons will air on TSN in Canada and you can listen to the game on TSN1050. If you're watching from the U.S., Bally Sports Detroit will have you covered in the Pistons local market and NBA League Pass outside of the Pistons' home territory.

  • TV channel: TSN (Canada), Bally Sports Detroit and NBA League Pass (U.S.)
  • Radio: TSN 1050

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What time does Raptors vs. Pistons start?

Basketball night in Canada on a Saturday night in Toronto. Raptors vs. Pistons will tip shortly after 7:30 p.m. ET.

  • Date: Saturday, Nov. 13
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET | 4:30 p.m. PT

Raptors vs. Pistons injury report (Nov. 13)

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Raptors upcoming schedule

Raptors 2021-22 NBA schedule
Date Opponent Time (ET) Venue
Saturday, Nov. 13 vs. Pistons 7:30 p.m. Scotiabank Arena
Monday, Nov. 15 at Trail Blazers 10:00 p.m. Moda Center
Thursday, Nov. 18 at Jazz 9:00 p.m. Vivint Arena
Friday, Nov. 19 at Kings 10:00 p.m. Golden 1 Center
Sunday, Nov. 21 at Golden State 8:30 p.m. Chase Center

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