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Old 03-28-2008, 04:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Linton signing not a message unless they want it to be

Hmmm .... nothing like adding some new blood to maybe wake some particular players up. Not to mention Johnson's a pretty good rebounder for a SF and can play some good defense too.

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"It's not a message purposely being sent," Mitchell said. "But if someone in that locker room perceives it as a message, then maybe they should wake up."

"We're looking for defence, rebounding. We're just looking for all those intangible things. Getting loose balls, getting on the floor. Bringing some grit and toughness to our basketball team. You can't keep asking for that," Mitchell said. "So after a while of asking, it's my and [Toronto general manager Bryan Colangelo's] job to try to go out and find that. We have been asking for that. But if it's not in someone's DNA, let's find someone who [has it] in his DNA.
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