The Toronto Raptors are expected to hold their training camp in Halifax in early October.

The NBA team is anticipated to hold their training camp at the Canada Games Centre and there are plans to hold an inter-squad game at the Metro Centre for fans.

The official announcement will come Thursday at a news conference in Halifax with the Raptors' general manager, Bryan Colangelo.

The team has hosted its week-long training camps outside of Toronto before — in Ottawa, Vancouver and Europe.