Raptors 905 Release 2017-18 Schedule

By Raptors 905 | August 24, 2017

Raptors 905, the NBA G League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors, announced Thursday its 2017-18 regular season schedule. The team will begin its G League title defence in Grand Rapids on Sunday, November 5 at 1 p.m. The first home game will take place Wednesday, November 8 at 7 p.m. when the Long Island Nets visit Hershey Centre.

The 50-game schedule will be comprised of 24 home games, 24 road contests and two games as part of the annual NBA G League Showcase in January, being held in Mississauga for a second straight season.

Raptors 905 return to the Atlantic Division this season, joining the Long Island Nets, Maine Red Claws and Westchester Knicks. The team was a member of the Atlantic division in its inaugural year and switched to the Central Division last season.  The schedule features 12 divisional battles, 40 conference match-ups and eight cross-conference contests.

The longest home stand of the season takes place in the opening month, with five games being played from November 14 – November 26.  Conversely, the longest road trip comes in the final month of the season, with a four-game West Coast swing from March 16 – 22.

December is the team’s busiest month with 12 games, evenly split between home and away contests.  March features a season-low eight games for Raptors 905.  Saturday will be the team’s busiest day with 13 games scheduled, while Thursday will be the quietest with a single game all season.

For the 2017-18 season, Monday – Friday home games will start at 7 p.m. (with the exception of three day games). Saturday and Sunday home games will start at 2 p.m. with a lone 7 p.m. start at Air Canada Centre on February 25.  The team will play only one home game on the same day as the Toronto Raptors, December 23, facing Fort Wayne at 2 p.m. while the Raptors host the Philadelphia 76ers at 5 p.m.

Season seats for Raptors 905 are available from as low as $400 per seat. New this season, Premium Season Ticket Memberships are available, starting from $700 per seat.  Group and single-game tickets are available from $9.05, while three game flex packs are available from $81. For more details on season tickets, flex packs or groups of 10 or more please email tickets@raptors905.com.

 

RAPTORS 905 2017-18 SCHEDULE NOTES

Atlantic Division

Long Island (H: 11/8, 2/28 A: 12/3, 2/6), Maine (H: 2/12, 3/24 A: 12/1, 1/7), Westchester (H: 11/14, 1/31 A: 11/12, 2/24); Total (H: 6 A: 6)

Central Division

Canton (H: 2/5, 3/10 A: 1/17), Fort Wayne (H: 12/23, 1/22 A: 11/10), Grand Rapids (H: 11/26 A: 11/5, 12/8), Wisconsin (H: 1/27, 2/25 A: 3/3), Windy City (H: 12/30 A: 12/16, 2/13); Total (H: 8 A: 7)

Southeast Division

Delaware (H: 11/25 A: 12/27, 1/24), Erie (H: 2/21 A: 1/5, 2/3), Greensboro (H: 11/20, 3/12 A: 12/15, 1/19), Lakeland (H: 11/18, 1/2 A: 2/10); Total (H: 6 A: 7)

Southwest Division

Austin (H: 12/31), Rio Grande Valley (H: 12/5), Salt Lake City (H: 12/18) Texas (H: 12/13); Total (H: 4)

Pacific Division

Agua Caliente (A: 3/22), Northern Arizona (A: 3/16), Reno (A: 3/20), South Bay (A: 3/17); Total (A: 4)

 

Games by Month
November:         9 (6 home, 3 road) December:          12 (6 home, 6 road)
January:            11 (5 home, 6 road) February:            10 (5 home, 5 road)
March:                8 (3 home, 5 road)

 

Games by Day
Sunday:                 7 (3 home, 4 road) Monday:                6 (6 home)
Tuesday:               6 (3 home, 3 road) Wednesday:          8 (5 home, 3 road)
Thursday:              1 (1 road) Friday:                   7 (7 road)
Saturday:              13 (7 home, 6 road)

 

Longest Home Stand

5 games: 11/14 vs. Westchester, 11/18 vs. Lakeland, 11/20 vs. Greensboro, 11/25 vs. Delaware, 11/26 vs. Grand Rapids

Longest Road Trip

4 games: 3/16 at Northern Arizona, 3/17 at South Bay Lakers, 3/20 at Reno, 3/22 at Agua Caliente

Back-to-Back-Games
Overall: 7
Home game, followed by home game:   2 Home game, followed by road game:  2
Road game, followed by home game:    1 Road game, followed by road game:   2