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    Default Andrew Wiggins says he wants to play for Raps

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=24eFIrSdprg

    Around the 2:15 mark

    I know this doesn't mean anything, just thought I should share this. Even if the Raptors don't tank to get him, he will be a free agent 1 day Hopefully he can live up to his potential

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    Perhaps he can pull an Elway or Lindos and refuse to sign for whomever drafts him........and request a trade to Raptors......it is nice to dream!

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    Quote psrs1 wrote: View Post
    Perhaps he can pull an Elway or Lindos and refuse to sign for whomever drafts him........and request a trade to Raptors......it is nice to dream!
    Or a Kobe Bryant!

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    Perhaps he can pull an Elway or Lindos and refuse to sign for whomever drafts him...
    That would be a terrible idea for him. Steve Francis sabotaged his career when he refused to play for Vancouver.

    However, Wiggins stating he wants to play for the Raptors might drive his draft stock down a little, make him a #2 or #3 pick when he would otherwise be #1. It probably won't do much at all, though.

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    I'd rather him play and mature on another team and come when he is an all-star than grow up in Toronto and leave afterwards.

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    Quote drunkmunky wrote: View Post
    I'd rather him play and mature on another team and come when he is an all-star than grow up in Toronto and leave afterwards.
    That is..a very confusing statement.
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    Quote TDOTtillIDie wrote: View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=24eFIrSdprg

    Around the 2:15 mark

    I know this doesn't mean anything, just thought I should share this. Even if the Raptors don't tank to get him, he will be a free agent 1 day Hopefully he can live up to his potential
    I would love to see him pull a reverse Steve Francis. The basketball Gods owe Canada this ha, ha.

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    Quote magoon wrote: View Post
    That would be a terrible idea for him. Steve Francis sabotaged his career when he refused to play for Vancouver.

    However, Wiggins stating he wants to play for the Raptors might drive his draft stock down a little, make him a #2 or #3 pick when he would otherwise be #1. It probably won't do much at all, though.
    That's one example. Worked out for Lindros and others. I think Francis it was more he's being a douche not wanting to play in Canada and shit. Wiggins has nothing against any team in the league, he just wants to play for Toronto and take pride in his nation.
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    trade landry fields for the number #1 pick next year. raptors retain all rights to landry field's sexy model girlfriend.
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    can't he just ditch the draft and become an UFA? then sign with the Raptors and everyone lives happily ever after... after we win 5 straight championships and the NBA shifts all the teams to Canada cause Canada rules.
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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    can't he just ditch the draft and become an UFA? then sign with the Raptors and everyone lives happily ever after... after we win 5 straight championships and the NBA shifts all the teams to Canada cause Canada rules.
    The NBA would go bankrupt if it moved here..I know you're kidding. But, it's true
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    Quote LBF wrote: View Post
    The NBA would go bankrupt if it moved here..I know you're kidding. But, it's true
    At least it would make sense for the Lakers to be called the Lakers then lool
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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    At least it would make sense for the Lakers to be called the Lakers then lool
    Haha..that was a terrible attempt at humour. Or maybe I'm just a douche..
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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    can't he just ditch the draft and become an UFA? then sign with the Raptors and everyone lives happily ever after... after we win 5 straight championships and the NBA shifts all the teams to Canada cause Canada rules.
    Dream situation haha.

    In all seriousness, I think nothing of this. There's probably more teams that he's interested in, and he's not gonna do anything that will affect his future, just to have a shot at playing with us.
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    Quote LBF wrote: View Post
    Haha..that was a terrible attempt at humour. Or maybe I'm just a douche..
    I wasn't trying to be funny. I was actually serious
    "You never heard of DeMar just google him, the defense don't know what to do wit him"

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    Quote NoPropsneeded wrote: View Post
    I wasn't trying to be funny. I was actually serious
    So...looks like I'm a douche then?
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    I'd rather have Parker or Randle to be honest.
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    Quote drunkmunky wrote: View Post
    I'd rather him play and mature on another team and come when he is an all-star than grow up in Toronto and leave afterwards.
    This! Let another team sacrifice seasons to develop him then after his rookie contract get him to sign here.

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    Quote Raptorsss wrote: View Post
    I'd rather have Parker or Randle to be honest.
    Why? Especially for Parker....that one I really don't get.

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