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Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors Schedule: The eight remaining regular-season games for the defending NBA champions

We've known the Raptors have eight games remaining on their 2019-20 regular-season schedule.

We've had an idea of who the opponents might be, but on Friday it was confirmed.

The Toronto Raptors will re-start their season in the Orlando bubble on July 31st at 8:30 p.m. ET against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Toronto Raptors 8-game Orlando Schedule
Date Opponent Time (ET)
Aug. 1 Los Angeles Lakers 8:30 p.m.
Aug. 3 Miami Heat 1:30 p.m.
Aug. 5 Orlando Magic 8:00 p.m.
Aug. 7 Boston Celtics 9:00 p.m.
Aug. 9 Memphis Grizzlies 2:00 p.m.
Aug.10 Milwaukee Bucks 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 12 Philadelphia 76ers 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 14 Denver Nuggets TBD

It will be the first of eight games in a two-week span to conclude the season. The Canadian T.V. schedule will be announced at a later date.

MORE: What the Raptors have to play for in the eight games in Orlando

At 46-18 the Raptors had already clinched their playoff spot prior to the league's hiatus. The Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics were the only other teams in the East to secure a playoff berth. However, with only eight games remaining, the Heat, Pacers and 76ers have now also officially clinched a playoff berth in the Eastern Conference.

The Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards will battle for the final two remaining playoff spots.

Eastern Conference
W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Milwaukee Bucks* (1) 53 12 .815 - 118.6 107.4
Toronto Raptors* (2) 46 18 .719 6.5 113.0 106.5
Boston Celtics* (3) 43 21 .672 9.5 113.0 106.8
Miami Heat* (4) 41 24 .631 12.0 112.2 108.9
Indiana Pacers* (5) 39 26 .600 14.0 109.3 107.4
Philadelphia 76ers* (6) 39 26 .600 14.0 109.6 107.4
Brooklyn Nets (7) 30 34 .469 22.5 110.8 111.4
Orlando Magic (8) 30 35 .462 23.0 106.4 107.3
Washington Wizards (9) 24 40 .375 28.5 115.6 119.7

The Raptors are 6.5 games back of the Bucks for the first overall seed in the East which will be tough to make up just eight games. However, they still have plenty to play for with the Celtics just 3.0 games back of them for the two seed.

The Raptors began their travel to Florida on June 22nd in preparation for the re-start of the season in the Orlando bubble. They'll stay in Fort Myers until they enter the NBA Campus at Disney.

The NBAPA and NBA finalized a "comprehensive plan" to begin play on July 30th at Walt Disney World Resort.

The Arena, the Field House and Visa Athletic Center at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will serve as the venues for every remaining game this season. There will be no fans in attendance in an effort to limit risks related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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