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Old 05-03-2012, 10:44 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jeffb View Post
i don't remember him being projected to be top 5 leading up to the draft. If he was, nobody would have been as surprised as most were. Even the Raptor players had never heard of him. Maybe i'm remembering wrong, but the outrage that night wasn't about him having to stay in Europe. He wasn't expected to be picked by us. I remember guys like E. Smith being caught off guard.
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I also remember reading somewhere projections that were something like:
1. Irving
2. Kanter
3. JV

I could be wrong though
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