The Toronto Raptors welcome the Cleveland Cavaliers to Scotiabank Arena for his or her regular-season opener tonight.
Toronto has stored a lot of its roster from final yr, with second-round draft decide Christian Koloko and free-agent signing Juancho Hernangomez set to make their debuts for the workforce.
The Raptors completed fifth within the Eastern Conference final season with a 48-34 document and have been ousted in six video games by the Philadelphia 76ers within the first spherical of the post-season.
Meanwhile, Cleveland is coming off a ninth-place end within the convention after falling to the Atlanta Hawks in a play-in matchup.
After spending a lot of the season close to the highest finish of the convention, the Cavaliers fell down the standings late within the season.
It will even be the debut of Cleveland’s newly-acquired all-star guard Donovan Mitchell, who was traded from the Utah Jazz.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 19, 2022.