Report: Raptors could make strong bid for Markieff Morris


From ESPN Insider: Toronto Raptors Offer: PF Patrick Patterson Net value: $19.5 million Why it works: Legendary sabermetrician Bill James coined the term “challenge trade” for when teams swap players at the same position, hoping to win the exchange of similar talents. Patterson and Morris have largely the same strengths and weaknesses, making this something… Read more »


Patterson on starting forward position: “It’s mine to lose”


While Dwane Casey stated last month that both Patrick Patterson and James Johnson are both better suited to come off the bench, Patterson feels that the starting power forward position is his to lose. And rightfully so. As the season ever-so-gently approaches, the possibility of ending the off-season with only two authentic power forwards in… Read more »