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Dwane Casey will be in the final year of his contract next season, but the Toronto Raptors' head coach says he is not worrying about what his future holds.
"I am not going to spend one waking moment worrying about my contract," Casey said.
Casey will have some expectations with a retooled Raptors team that includes a full season with Rudy Gay.
Casey has gone 57-91 in two seasons with the Raptors.
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Toronto has playoff aspirations heading into the new season, but that will only become a reality if Rudy Gay performs up to his potential. Gay was traded from Memphis to Toronto in late-January. Although his points per game increased, the poor shooting continued.
The blame for his inept shooting has been vision problems. Gay’s three-point shooting has declined as his career progresses...
Dwane Casey has heard it already and he knows that over the course of the next year he will hear it dozens times more.
He is in the final year of his contract as coach of the Raptors a team that brought in a new general manager Masai Ujiri. His two-year mark with Toronto (57-91) is unimpressive leaving open the possibility that in a time in which owners are changing coaches as often...
While Toronto Raptors fans may have been upset that Andrea Bargnani played in only 35 games last year, the Raptors had a winning record in 2012-13 when Bargnani was on the bench. From analyzing Bargnani’s game log on ESPN’s website, the Raptors had a 10-25 record in 2012-13 when Bargnani was in the lineup, but were 24-23 when he didn’t play.
A further analysis...
You think the Raptors are a young team, don’t you? It’s a fair point, you know, because everyone on the team is young. But they aren’t a young team. They’re old. In fact, they’re so old they might as well have come straight out of a time machine from 1998.
Rudy Gays don’t exist anymore. They’re extinct save for the original. Teams are too smart to waste assets on inefficient...