Originally Posted by carp
This is the problem I have with Toronto sports....... it's like setting the table for a selfish, whiny punk to hold your franchise hostage. Not at all suggesting DD will become that, but why the eff do we have to present an under-performing, under-developed kid as our next franchise player at all? It's also not about any other players on the team either. Instead, look back at all of the young athletic SG/SF prospects that didn't pan out for all the hype they were given.... it's no guarantee that DD will be a stud but it seems like we're all ready to pay him the max? It's just foolishness...... end rant/
Also, I could never look at a girl, call her nana, and proceed to think sexy thoughts..... that's just me.
they have to sell tickets. pretty much every team either has a first rate star or someone who is being billed as the great hope of the franchise. this is not something unique to toronto.