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The Improved Passing of Jonas Valanciunas

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The Raptors slow, plodding offense can benefit greatly from some increased movement and a bit of diversification, increasing frontcourt touches for Valanciunas with cutters keeping the defense occupied would be a good start.

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Shifting the Narrative About Jonas Valanciunas’ Defense

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To solidify my spot on the Raptors Republic rotation as the guy who presents unpopular opinions I am now going to mount a spirited defense of the defensive abilities of often-criticized Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas. At this point it seems almost inevitable that anything written or said about the Raptors defense will include some kind… Read more »