"We went through it last year with Jermaine O’Neal and Chris Bosh," Toronto Raptors coach Jay Triano said. "We never really found a comfort level. People must put their egos aside and understand and do what’s right for the team."
"You need versatility on your team," Triano said. "That’s a problem every coach would love to have."
To free up more roster spaces the Raptors could look to move Roko Ukic for a draft pick. I know, Marcus Banks is the worst player on the team but any NBA team taking him would be a sign of the apocalypse. If Bryan could somehow manage to trade him, he gets my vote for exec. of the year. If and only if we manage to ship Ukic, Bryan could try to sign Pops Mensah-Bonsu with the last spot, much to my distaste. Pops lacks mechanics and fundementals of the game, yes he puts in hard work but he doesn’t have any NBA talent to harness.
Jack is tough as nails, can defend both guard positions, and will finish at the rim. While Toronto sorely needs more athleticism, they also need toughness. Jack will surely supply the latter.
Wright is an average athlete and defender who doesn’t have much of an offensive repertoire. He’ll probably start and guard the opposing team’s best player until DeMar DeRozan eventually takes the position.
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