Originally Posted by Superjudge
I think too many people dismiss the fact that Toronto is in canada and NOBODY wants to come here as the main issue holding this team back.
Bleh. We've had a couple of Canada-related breaks the past five years or so (Jesus blocking John Salmons from coming here, no luck signing Rashard Lewis (the first time, when the contract was reasonable), the Calderon
for Tyson Chandler trade being turned down (probably due to Jordan's weak-knees on the deal, but when have you ever heard of an accepted trade falling through), etc. But, we've had our fair share of "big" signings - Marion, Hedo, Jermaine O'Neal, etc. Many of our moves just haven't worked out.