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Old 05-23-2014, 12:09 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Based on the interview with Masi and Steve Russell of the Toronto Star...
“I think we've painted the picture a little bit if we had a bigger wing, if we had a shot-blocker,” Ujiri said.

At the 20th pick the Raptors could go for K.J McDaniels. He's sorta the same size as TRoss and DD, but plays bigger / more aggressive imho.

He averaged these raw stats this season:
17.1 pts / 45.9fg% / 30.4 3pt% / 84.2ft% / 7.1 reb / 1.1 stls / and 2.8 blks in 33.7mins.

He has warts like everyone else at this range but his immediate skill set he can bring to the Raptors fits the bill. Defensive role player on the wing. His rebounding and block shots would complement the other starting 5 while his shooting is not ideal.

Masi also stated he's looking to keep Kyle, Patterson, Vasques and De Colo. Assuming these players do return it makes sense for Masi to draft the best possible small forward or center as these positions lack good depth. Problem is I don't see any good centers at this range.
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