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    Wow! I'm not shocked but I am happy. He's been a disaster. So much so that I'm changing my avatar. Good riddance.
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    That was quick

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    wow but I was expecting this sooner or later just surprised it was THIS soon lol before draft night and all... DAYYYUUMMM who thinks he already but heads with TL and MU ???

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    Quote Rapstor4Life wrote: View Post
    wow but I was expecting this sooner or later just surprised it was THIS soon lol before draft night and all... DAYYYUUMMM who thinks he already but heads with TL and MU ???
    I can only hope he perceives a pending bargnani deal as a slap in the face.
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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    I can only hope he perceives a pending bargnani deal as a slap in the face.
    Why do you have to get my hopes up?
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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    I can only hope he perceives a pending bargnani deal as a slap in the face.
    First thing I thought was 'Bargnani deal right around the corner'

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    conspiracy theorists on BC meddling can now rest assured.
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    from Sportsnet...

    http://www.sportsnet.ca/basketball/n...nt-of-raptors/

    According to a press release, Colangelo will become a consultant for the team and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment moving forward.

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    Yeah, I never thought that presidency position would stick... but this was much earlier then I expected. Was thinking he would have left the team by September.

    So he's sticking around as a consultant.. I wonder what that entails? President of team ops is one thing, but consultant? That seems like he will be involved with some basketball decisions. I don't see MU actually asking BC any questions on how they can make the team better as I could see a lot of those discussions getting awkward real quick. Maybe I'm reading too much into that title. Perhaps he just stays on the teams payroll while he looks for another job somewhere else in the league.

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    Quote planetmars wrote: View Post
    Yeah, I never thought that presidency position would stick... but this was much earlier then I expected. Was thinking he would have left the team by September.

    So he's sticking around as a consultant.. I wonder what that entails? President of team ops is one thing, but consultant? That seems like he will be involved with some basketball decisions. I don't see MU actually asking BC any questions on how they can make the team better as I could see a lot of those discussions getting awkward real quick. Maybe I'm reading too much into that title. Perhaps he just stays on the teams payroll while he looks for another job somewhere else in the league.
    consultant is the title to a guy with a year left on his contract and no responsibilities to speak of.

    trianomwas fired and kept as consultant for one year.
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    He'll part of the other team's front office soon. That's for sure. Weird to say but he can land better job in the NBA. ( even if his reputation is screwed right now ).

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    Quote rocwell wrote: View Post
    He'll part of the other team's front office soon. That's for sure. Weird to say but he can land better job in the NBA. ( even if his reputation is screwed right now ).
    definitely.

    a change of franchise is just as important for him as it is for the Raps.

    lots of respect around league and for all his faults rightfully so IMO.
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    MU: Hello Bryan thanks for coming I'd like to talk about....... Bargnani
    BC: Ah yes he had a bad year but I think alongside Gay and DeMar we can take that next step as a team.
    MU: actually I wanted to discuss trading him.....
    BC: We must stick to organic growth Bargnani is a very big part of the puzzle being a non rebounding injury prone stretch 4.
    MU: ..........Get Out Of My Office.

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    my mind is racing.

    could a blow up be imminent?

    BC did say this team could make playoffs. clearly that would be ceiling and TL and MU not up for a few playoff games.
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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    my mind is racing.

    could a blow up be imminent?

    BC did say this team could make playoffs. clearly that would be ceiling and TL and MU not up for a few playoff games.
    There are three guys that I could see Bryan quitting the team over: Bargnani, DeRozan or Gay.

    Moving Bargnani is inevitable.. but I'd be very curious if MU trades Gay or DD tomorrow. Exciting times!

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    Quote planetmars wrote: View Post
    There are three guys that I could see Bryan quitting the team over: Bargnani, DeRozan or Gay.

    Moving Bargnani is inevitable.. but I'd be very curious if MU trades Gay or DD tomorrow. Exciting times!
    something big please something big coming!!!!
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    Quote Matt52 wrote: View Post
    something big please something big coming!!!!
    Please not Hedo big, Pleeeeeeeeeaaaaassee Not Hedo big!!!!

    Not to say that I trust, but I'm putting my trust in these guys not to fuck with us like that. I either wanna see some nice pieces added, or stockpile the youngins. No re-tread, useless(for the most part) 2nd-3rd stringers posing as potential starters for us. ie. Landry Fields. It still boggles my mind how he got that deal... ugh.

    Happy trails, BC!
    Keep Calm & Chive On

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    Quote Mack North wrote: View Post
    Please not Hedo big, Pleeeeeeeeeaaaaassee Not Hedo big!!!!

    Not to say that I trust, but I'm putting my trust in these guys not to fuck with us like that. I either wanna see some nice pieces added, or stockpile the youngins. No re-tread, useless(for the most part) 2nd-3rd stringers posing as potential starters for us. ie. Landry Fields. It still boggles my mind how he got that deal... ugh.

    Happy trails, BC!
    Turk is guaranteed $6m this season. I'd take him to cut him to lose Bargnani. Save $16 over amnesty with same effects.
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    Quote planetmars wrote: View Post
    There are three guys that I could see Bryan quitting the team over: Bargnani, DeRozan or Gay.

    Moving Bargnani is inevitable.. but I'd be very curious if MU trades Gay or DD tomorrow. Exciting times!
    How is trading away out best players exciting?

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