Originally Posted by Apollo
didn't take a big risk like this just so that they could win game six or seven in round one and finally advance. Whats the point in that? I think the goal is much higher. The expectation that they can/should win two rounds isn't unfair or outlandish.
actually, it was already established that the Raptors
didn't take a big risk period ... The JO trade is a low-risk, high reward trade where the worse case scenario is to have huge amounts of cap-space during one of the best free agent summers in recent history (2010).