In the last 17 games, the Toronto Raptors are 4-13. The only reason they haven’t moved farther down in the standings than they have, in that time, is because nearly everyone below them has played worse.
JV is a project with upside, not a focal piece. MU is doing important things right now, but his hires will be as important as firing the old guard like Kelly. We still have to sort out a long-term coach and handle the roster issues mentioned above. I think Lowry IS the backup guard, though.