Originally written October 05, 2012 on Hip Hoop Junkies:
It's gonna be hard to live up to all of this hype but Raptors fans are anxiously awaiting the debut of the young Lithuanian kid, Jonas Valanciunas.  On a positive note, he's only dealing with a left calf strain which doesn't sound too serious.  The vibe around camp is that Jonas is a good-natured NBA rookie who really just wants to get on the floor with his teammates at camp.  At least he's experiencing some of his first NBA media scrums in Halifax and even with limited English, he's doing pretty good.Our own U-E Sampang was on his rookie interview on Thursday, so he got his first crack to interview the rookie Jonas Valanciunas....check it out:Stay tuned for more interviews from Raptors training camp here in Halifax!'Like' us on Facebook!Subscribe to RAPS TALK, our audio podcast on iTunesIf you don't have iTunes, you can subscribe hereFollow @hiphoopjunkies on Twitter
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