Raptors to begin pre-season in Hawaii against Clippers

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (left) drives to the basket as Los Angeles Clippers' Wesley Johnson defends during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. (Frank Gunn/CP)

The Toronto Raptors will begin pre-season play with a pair of games in Honolulu, Hawaii, the first time in franchise history the team will play on the Pacific island.

Toronto will face the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 1 and 3 in Honolulu’s Stan Sheriff Center before travelling to Portland to face the Trail Blazers.

A game at home against the Detroit Pistons and on the road in Chicago closes out the five-game pre-season schedule.

The full schedule is below. All times listed are in Eastern Time.

Sunday, October 1

Toronto Raptors at Los Angeles Clippers, 10 p.m.

Tuesday, October 3

Toronto Raptors at Los Angeles Clippers, 1 a.m.

Thursday, October 5

Toronto Raptors at Portland Trail Blazers, 10 p.m.

Tuesday, October 10

Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors, 7 p.m.

Friday, October 13

Toronto Raptors at Chicago Bulls, 8 p.m.