It was brilliant stuff and it felt like the shackles had been lifted and a new team had been formed. Then things changed.
An undermanned Raptors team runs into a well-oiled Spurs machine; what did you expect?
This week Nick and Barry take opposing sides and debate whether Kobe belongs in the top 10 of NBA all time greats. The guys also give their thoughts on the Rudy Gay trade and the greatness that is Masai Ujiri.
Some notes on each of the four players the Raptors acquired from the Kings in the Rudy Gay trade.
It’s not often that a tank-triggering move makes a team better, but I think last night’s trade of Rudy Gay may have achieved just such a paradoxical outcome.