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Watanabe hopes to inspire more Japanese kids to play basketball
May 10 2021
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Toronto Raptors 2020-21 Broadcast Schedule On Sportsnet 590 The FAN
DATE TIME OPPONENT
     
Monday, December 14 7:00 PM @ Charlotte Hornets
Friday, December 18 7:00 PM Miami Heat
Saturday, December 26 8:30 PM @ San Antonio Spurs
Tuesday, December 29 7:00 PM @ Philadelphia 76ers
Thursday, December 31 7:30 PM New York Knicks
     
Saturday, January 2 7:30 PM @ New Orleans Pelicans
Monday, January 4 7:30 PM Boston Celtics
Sunday, January 10 8:30 PM @ Golden State Warriors
Saturday, January 16 7:30 PM Charlotte Hornets
Monday, January 18 7:30 PM Dallas Mavericks
Friday, January 22 7:30 PM Miami Heat
Monday, January 25 7:00 PM @ Indiana Pacers
Wednesday, January 27 7:30 PM Milwaukee Bucks
     
Tuesday, February 2 7:00 PM @ Orlando Magic
Saturday, February 6 8:00 PM @ Atlanta Hawks
Monday, February 8 8:00 PM @ Memphis Grizzlies
Sunday, February 14 7:00 PM Minnesota Timberwolves
Tuesday, February 16 8:00 PM @ Milwaukee Bucks
Friday, February 19 9:00 PM @ Minnesota Timberwolves
Tuesday, February 23 7:30 PM Philadelphia 76ers
Friday, February 26 7:30 PM Houston Rockets
     
Sunday, March 2 7:30 PM Detroit Pistons
Sunday, March 14 9:00 PM @ Chicago Bulls
Wednesday, March 17 7:00 PM @ Detroit Pistons
Sunday, March 21 7:00 PM @ Cleveland Cavaliers
Wednesday, March 24 7:30 PM Denver Nuggets
Sunday, March 28 7:00 PM Portland Trail Blazers
Monday, March 29 8:00 PM @ Detroit Pistons
     
Friday, April 2 7:00 PM Golden State Warriors
Saturday, April 10* 7:30 PM @ Cleveland Cavaliers
Sunday, April 11 7:30 PM @ New York Knicks
Tuesday, April 13 7:30 PM Atlanta Hawks (on 680News)
Saturday, April 24 1:00 PM @ New York Knicks
Monday, April 26 7:30 PM Cleveland Cavaliers
Thursday, April 29 9:00 PM @ Denver Nuggets
     
Sunday, May 2 10:00 PM @ Los Angeles Lakers
Thursday, May 6 7:30 PM Washington Wizards
Thursday, May 13 8:00 PM @ Chicago Bulls

*Sportsnet590.ca only

Watanabe hopes to inspire more Japanese kids to play basketball
May 10 2021
Raptors forward Yuta Watanabe discusses how he picked up basketball, electing to develop his game in Connecticut, transitioning to a new culture, his popularity in Japan, facing countryman Rui Hachimura, growing the game in his native country, and which player he grew up admiring.
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