The 2020-21 NBA season is set to tip-off on Dec. 22.
The upcoming season will be split into two halves, with the first half to be played between Dec. 22-March 4 and the second half to be played from March 11-May 16. The second half of the season will include the remainder of each team's 72 games not played in the first half, plus any games that get postponed in the first half.
On Friday, the NBA released the first half of the schedule for every team in the league. The second half of the schedule will be released at a later date.
Here is the first half schedule for the Toronto Raptors.
|Dec. 23||New Orleans Pelicans||7:30 p.m.|
|Dec. 26||at San Antonio Spurs||9:30 p.m.|
|Dec. 29||at Philadelphia 76ers||7:00 p.m.|
|Dec. 31||New York Knicks||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 2||at New Orleans Pelicans (NBA TV)||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 4||Boston Celtics||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 6||at Phoenix Suns||9:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 8||at Sacramento Kings||10:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 10||at Golden State Warriors||8:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 11||at Portland Trail Blazers||10:00 p.m.|
|Jan 14.||Charlotte Hornets||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan 16.||Charlotte Hornets (NBA TV)||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 18||Dallas Mavericks||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 20||Miami Heat||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 22||Miami Heat||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 24||at Indiana Pacers (NBA TV)||3:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 25||at Indiana Pacers||7:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 27||Milwaukee Bucks||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 29||Sacramento Kings||7:30 p.m.|
|Jan. 31||Orlando Magic||6:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 2||at Orlando Magic||7:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 5||at Brooklyn Nets (ESPN)||7:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 6||at Atlanta Hawks||7:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 8||at Memphis Grizzlies||8:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 10||at Washington Wizards||7:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 12||at Boston Celtics||7:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 14||Minnesota Timberwolves||6:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 16||at Milwaukee Bucks||8:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 18||at Milwaukee Bucks (TNT)||7:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 19||at Minnesota Timberwolves||8:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 21||Philadelphia 76ers||6:00 p.m.|
|Feb. 23||Philadelphia 76ers||7:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 24||at Miami Heat (ESPN)||7:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 26||Houston Rockets||7:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 28||Chicago Bulls||7:30 p.m.|
|Mar. 2||Detroit Pistons||7:30 p.m.|
|Mar. 4||at Boston Celtics||7:00 p.m.|
*All times eastern
*Bold = home games
Some notable games...
- Dec. 23, 2020: Raptors open their season against the New Orleans Pelicans.
- Dec. 26, 2020: Raptors travel to San Antonio to take on DeMar DeRozan and the Spurs.
- Jan. 4, 2021: First game between the Raptors and Boston Celtics since last season's Eastern Conference Semifinals.
- Feb. 5, 2021: First of two ESPN games featuring the Raptors in the first half of the season. They'll face the Nets in Brooklyn.
- March 4, 2021: Raptors travel to Boston for their final game of the first half of the season.
The Raptors aren't scheduled to play either the LA Clippers or Los Angeles Lakers in the first half of the season.
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