DeMar DeRozan will make an emotional return to the world he known as house for 9 years when the San Antonio Spurs take at the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Feb. 22.
The Raptors introduced their 2018-19 agenda on Friday, and anticipation is predicted to be prime for DeRozan’s first look in Toronto because the Raptors traded him to the Spurs remaining month.
DeRozan used to be a four-time all-star and fan favorite in Toronto, however used to be despatched to Texas in the industry that introduced superstar ahead Kawhi Leonard north in the aftermath of every other disappointing playoff go out.
Former head trainer Dwane Casey, every other Raptors low season casualty, makes his return to Toronto Nov. 14. He’ll be training from the customer’s bench with the Detroit Pistons.
The Raptors open the season at house Oct. 17 towards Cleveland, the staff that swept Toronto out of the second one spherical of the playoffs in two consecutive seasons. This will be a far other Cavaliers staff, on the other hand, after celebrity LeBron James left in the low season to sign up for the Los Angeles Lakers. King James makes his handiest Toronto look with his new staff on March 14.
The Raptors’ street debut is Oct. 20 at Washington, and so they consult with the Spurs on Jan three. Leonard might get a adversarial reception in his return to AT&T Center after successfully forcing his approach out of San Antonio.