The blockbuster trade this summer that sent Demar Derozan and Jakob Poeltl to San Antonio for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green has seemingly settled in and NBA fans are ready for to see the superstars in different jerseys. Bleacher Report went as far as creating a mock-up of Kawhi Leonard in a Raptors jersey, but not just any jersey, a throwback original jersey from the 90's when the Raptors were introduced to the league.
For Vancouver Fans, the NBA Canada Series will bring NBA Basketball to a city hungry for basketball in the form of a preseason game between the Toronto Raptors and Portland Trailblazers. This won't be the first time that an NBA Superstar has made their team debut in Vancouver, as Kevin Durant made his Golden State Warriors debut back in 2016 in the same NBA Canada Series. This year, there will be an expanded series of community events, player appearances and activations around the game. Stay tuned for more details.
Limited tickets for the game are still available and can be purchased online here.