TORONTO — Whereas Toronto Raptors are lastly again residence, many gamers are getting their first style of life within the metropolis.
The Raptors opened their coaching camp at residence at present after being primarily based south of the border over the previous 19 months attributable to COVID-19 restrictions.
Basic supervisor Bobby Webster says the crew determined to remain in Toronto for camp this yr to reconnect with its hometown, including that many gamers and workers hadn’t been to town.
Nomads no more: Raptors finally back in Toronto
Webster says the Raptors are one second dose away from being totally vaccinated and will likely be at 100 per cent by opening night time on Oct. 20.
Visiting gamers who’re unvaccinated can play in Toronto this season beneath a Nationwide Curiosity Exemption, which means they are going to be restricted to Scotiabank Enviornment and the crew resort, and should move COVID-19 take a look at once they arrive in Canada.
Toronto final performed at Scotiabank Enviornment on Feb. 28 of 2020, earlier than COVID-19 halted that season. Solely 4 Raptors — Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, OG Anunoby, and Chris Boucher — stay from that crew.
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