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Old 04-25-2011, 05:45 PM   #28 (permalink)
kicking himself for being so emotionally invested in the Roller-coaster Raptors

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Messina, who's never coached in the NBA, sure has an ego! I guess he would be shocked to find out that Bargnani was actually the laughing stock of the league just a couple seasons ago. He should go and see what professional NBA writers have written about Bargs for the last 5 years, and then compare that to Colangelo's measured evaluation of his asset.

I agree that people can go overboard on the Bargnani hate, and he's certainly a talented offensive player, but, as others have said, he's a flawed player, a crappy rebounder and a shitty weakside/help defender.
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