Raptors Forum | Toronto Raptors Forums & Message Boards - View Single Post - Is Brandon Roy done?
View Single Post
Old 01-04-2011, 10:55 AM   #5 (permalink)
Acie
landry fields forever

Administrator

 
Acie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Living in a van down by the river
Posts: 21,592
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Superjudge View Post
All I can say is this.

LaMarcus Aldridge aside, for who there could be arguments made, Toronto got the best player in that draft by a long shot. Any Media pundit or fan that says otherwise can kiss my ass. The reason is simple, teams passed on Roy because he was a very high risk player. Colangelo's team did the research, and made the decision to pass on a sure fire SG star you could insert for immediate success and take a raw but potentially dangerous player 5 years down the road.

5 years later, Roy is a shell and may be done, because of his knee's, and Bargnani is emerging as a top three center in the NBA, and is still a kid too.

Nice to win one!
A long shot? I'm pretty sure there's a kid in Boston that's pretty good if not better...also a pretty dynamic young guy in Memphis who's proving to be a decent pick.
Acie is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote