Time for Basketball!!

Time for Basketball!!

Have you heard of the NBA?

The NBA is the National Basketball Association and the best known championship league around the world. It is an inter-regional championship league of North America (United States and Canada). World famous teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, the San Antonio Spurs or the Chicago Bulls all play in NBA. Some players are really well-known, like Michael Jordan, who became an icon of basketball and of sports in general.

Did you know?

On November 1st 1946, the Toronto Huskies hosted the New York Knickerbockers at Maple Leaf Gardens, in Toronto. This NBA game is now regarded as the first played in its history!  In this way Toronto is a historic place for basketball…

And guess what?

The Raptors, which is the actual Toronto professional basketball team is the only team in Canada to be a part of this league. And they are doing a pretty good job this season!

But the Basketball season is nearly over and the last game of The Raptors will be on Wednesday April 17th (this week). They will play against a famous team: The Boston Celtics!

The game will take place in the Air Canada Center at 8:00 PM. There are still some places for those who want to participate in this great experience. So why don’t come and experience the awesome atmosphere of the stadium?

Tickets are available from the Activities Desk in the EC Toronto office until Tuesday 2:00 PM!

Ticket cost is $40.

more information on their Website:

http://www.tnttours.ca/tours-and-events/toronto-raptors

And if you don’t get to the game, check our EC Toronto facebook page on Thursday for photos!

http://www.facebook.com/ecenglish.toronto

So come and get your places for one of the greatest events in Toronto!

At EC Toronto we are basketball fans and we will strongly support our super team on their last game. And as enthusiastic fans, we will support our Raptors on the field Wednesday night!

Let’s go Raptors!

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