Found December 11, 2013 on Universal Takeover Sports Network:
Former Toronto Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo was asked about the mega seven-player deal that sent Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings and here’s what he had to say, “I put a high premium on talent and character, and Rudy Gay has an abundance of both,” Colangelo said according to the Sacramento Bee. “Obviously, Pete (D’Alessandro) has a mandate to increase the talent level of his team as opposed to depleting it. This move is a pretty good indication of that.” In January, Colangelo, who was Raptors GM, acquired Rudy Gay from the Memphis Grizzlies in a package including Jose Calderon and Ed Davis. NBA insiders viewed that deal as a salary dump by Memphis and while Colangelo obviously saw it another way, things obviously did not work out. Many around Toronto have suggested that the Raptors trade of Gay signals a rebuild and that he may not be the only Raptor on the move. With Toronto native Andrew Wiggins set to be a lottery pick in the upcoming NBA draft, the Raptors look to solidify as many top picks as they can. Raptors GM Masai Ujiri should change his name to ‘Messiah’ after the ability to dump both Andrea Bargnani to New York and Rudy Gay to Sacramento without taking on much salary past this season. Don’t be surprised if Ujiri can pull off a move that may bring Wiggins home to Toronto. The post Former GM Bryan Colangelo says he is no fan of Raptors latest move. appeared first on UTN Sports.

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