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Acie 04-01-2011 09:05 AM

Colangelo to resign?
 
Quote:

"Unfortunately, it has become apparent that it is best for me to step down as president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors," Colangelo said in a statement released late Thursday evening. What exactly prompted the sudden announcement is unknown, but it's been quite obvious for some time that there is a serious discord between the two-time NBA Executive of the Year and the MLSE board. It is rumoured that current Raptors vice president and assistant general manager Maurizio Gherardini will occupy the role vacated by Colangelo on an interim basis.
LINK - Toronto Star

thought 04-01-2011 09:09 AM

:cookie:

fancylad 04-01-2011 09:10 AM

holy shit.

XiaominWu 04-01-2011 09:11 AM

:MeUgly:

jeffb 04-01-2011 09:11 AM

:yeah:

Barracuda 04-01-2011 09:12 AM

Wow.

This is actually for real?

XiaominWu 04-01-2011 09:14 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Barracuda (Post 525565)
Wow.

This is actually for real?

100%

:giggle2:

Shifty.py 04-01-2011 09:14 AM

Sure it is

Except theres a typo in the title
Should be "Colangelo to re-sign"

And its a wrong date, should be March 32nd

Shadowfax 04-01-2011 09:19 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Acie (Post 525559)
LINK - Toronto Star

:haha:
nicely done Acie :bowdown:

Barracuda 04-01-2011 09:20 AM

I hate April Fools day.

I forgot it was today.

Boooooooooooo....

jeffb 04-01-2011 09:22 AM

I knew at least one of these was coming today. Lol

creative1mm 04-01-2011 09:27 AM

Quote:

"Unfortunately, it has become apparent that it is best for me to step down as president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors," Colangelo said in a statement released late Thursday evening. What exactly prompted the sudden announcement is unknown, but it's been quite obvious for some time that there is a serious discord between the two-time NBA Executive of the Year and the MLSE board. It is rumoured that current Raptors vice president and assistant general manager Maurizio Gherardini will occupy the role vacated by Colangelo on an interim basis.

LINK - Toronto Star
lol.. that was worded perfectly

x_kaptain_x 04-01-2011 09:43 AM

You're a sick, sick man Acie..

Torontosaurus 04-01-2011 10:06 AM

haha.. love it

b55bgc 04-01-2011 10:09 AM

April Fools Day.. Acie. your good.

Shack 04-01-2011 10:13 AM

Great joke there but why do i feel this may be the case in a few months anyways.

Kirby 04-01-2011 11:14 AM

Shit, that got me good. If Gheredini was to become GM, I'd be scared to live through the draft.

sixel 04-01-2011 11:24 AM

got me

DSWC 04-01-2011 11:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jeffb (Post 525573)
I knew at least one of these was coming today. Lol

Same...Unfortunately, the joke was lost on me, as most people confuse resign and re-sign, so I just thought this was another fluff piece by Doug Smith or Feschuk.

ERaz 04-01-2011 11:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DSWC (Post 525619)
Same...Unfortunately, the joke was lost on me, as most people confuse resign and re-sign, so I just thought this was another fluff piece by Doug Smith or Feschuk.

Wasn't it used correctly here? Resign means to step down from a position. Re-sign means signing an extension. Does it not?


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