The Toronto Raptors missed out on the post-season for a fifth straight year and as a result, made a change at the top of their organization. The Raps plucked away Nuggets’ general manager, Masai Ujiri to assume that same role in Toronto. With quality pieces on the roster and zero cap flexibility, Ujiri has decisions to make about how to get this team back on track.
Toronto Raptors (34-48 last year)
2012-13 Season Summary:
The Toronto Raptors made a massively aggressive move during the season by trading for Rudy Gay and his monster contract in hopes of finding a go-to scoring option. That move combined with the acquisition of point guard Kyle Lowry during the off-season adding quality veterans in an attempt to accelerate their post-Chris Bosh rebuilding efforts. Gay was his typical productive self on the offensive and while Lowry didn’t wow anyone with his play, allowed Toronto to deal long-time Raptor Jose Calderon for Gay.
Jonas Valanciunas’ arrival was much anticipated and whi...