Every Wednesday I check in on the more subtle aspects of the Raptors and NBA. This week in The Doctor Is In we examine the importance of drafting first overall and the future prospects of Andrea Bargnani, give shout-outs to new and returning Raptors in the weekly game of “hot or not”. We also check out the windy city as a partner in the totally absurd Would you make this deal?

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  • A historical perspective on drafting first overall, Oden vs Durant.
  • Franchise-defining players.
  • Hot: Chris Bosh
  • Not: Antoine Wright
  • Chris Bosh trade scenarios.

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