The NBA has announced that the eighth NBA Canada Series will feature two preseason games in Edmonton and Montreal in October 2022.
On Sunday, Oct. 2, the Toronto Raptors will take on the Utah Jazz at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB, marking the first NBA Canada Series appearance for the Jazz and the first NBA game at Rogers Place. The Raptors currently feature 2019 NBA champion Pascal Siakam and 2021-22 NBA Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes, in addition to Quebec-natives Chris Boucher and Khem Birch and Toronto’s Dalano Banton. The Jazz currently feature three-time NBA All-Star Donovan Mitchell and Canadian forward Nickeil Alexander-Walker.
On October 14, the Raptors will face the 2022 NBA Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics at the Bell Centre in Montreal, marking the second NBA Canada Series appearance for the Celtics in Montreal since 2013, and the league's sixth game in Montreal since 2013. The Celtics feature three-time NBA All-Star and 2021-22 All-NBA First Team member Jayson Tatum, 2020-21 NBA All-Star Jaylen Brown and 2021-22 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Marcus Smart.
Fans in Canada can register for exclusive presale ticket access at NBA.com/CanadaSeries. Tickets for both games will go on sale Aug. 19 through Ticketmaster.
For more information, fans in Canada can follow the NBA onFacebook,Twitter,Instagram and TikTok. A full range of official NBA merchandise is available at the NBA Store in Canada by visiting NBAStore.ca.