Rebuilding seasons are never pleasant and the Raptors are clearly experiencing their first since this season with the departure of Chris Bosh.
Moreover, injuries made matters more difficult. Linas Kleiza was recently lost for the season and they also have been without Ed Davis, Reggie Evans and Leandro Barbosa for extended stretches.
Despite winning only three of their last 20 games, assistant general manager Maurizio Gherardini stays positive.
RealGM sat down with Gherardini to talk about his vision for the Raptors, injured Kleiza’s situation and how the team scouts talent.