There seems to be widespread agreement at this point that one of the Raptors’ core offensive problems is a lack of three-shooting. The team only has four historically above-average three-point shooters: Lowry, Patterson, Ross and Carroll. Patterson is ice-cold right now, Ross was cold before he got injured, Lowry is shooting league average at best… Read more »
Is he too inconsistent … and too big a gamble? Is his potential, and the way he has looked in the last two games, too dreamy to pass up? Does a reasonable extension (with a potential hometown discount) make it very likely he’ll be trade-able, anyway, as long as we don’t significantly overpay – so… Read more »
We all know that Dwane Casey was much criticized, last season, for “slowing Jonas’ development” by not playing him much during “crunch time” . And yet some sense that quite a few wonder if we should fully expect he’ll “hit his stride”, and so be ready to take those minutes, regularly, this season.
Ross was thought to be the 3&D wing fixture of our future. After last season, most seemed to complete write Ross off. Pre-season has changed some perspectives, but was last season really as bad as many felt?
Toronto Raptors, from left to right, Bismack Biyombo, Luis Scola, and Jonas Valanciunas pose during the Raptors’ media day in Toronto on Monday, September 28, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren CalabreseIt’s only preseason, but with this many new players, one of our member’s think it is legitimate to draw some conclusions. Check out his impressions.