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The Toronto Raptors have declined the contract option on John Lucas III on Friday, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.
Lucas was a favorite of Dwane Casey and a good locker room guy as the Raptors' third point guard.
Lucas averaged 5.3 points, 1.7 assists and 1.0 rebounds per game.
BEST OF MAXIM
According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Toronto Raptors have surprisingly declined the team option for 2013-14 on John Lucas III’s contract.
The sixth-year point guard averaged 5.3 points, 1.7 assists and 1 rebound in 13.1 minutes per game this season for Toronto as a backup point guard. He was originally intended to be the third-string point guard, but ended up playing a bigger...
TORONTO (AP) -- Bryan Colangelo abruptly stepped down from his role as president of the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, a move that was unexpected even after he'd lost his position as general manager to Masai Ujiri.
"Having had a better chance to reflect on things for the past several weeks, I have concluded that stepping away from my position is the best course of action...
LET'S MAKE A DEAL
Clippers backup point guard Eric Bledsoe is being mentioned in trade talks, and the Toronto Raptors reportedly are interested.
NBA teams, not unlike other professional sports teams, make changes when the franchise is in a slump. The Toronto Raptors are no different in that respect.
Wednesday found now-former general manager Bryan Colangelo abruptly resigning from the team. Interestingly, he will retain some type of role with the franchise and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment.
Colangelo lost that position...
The Toronto Raptors are attempting to acquire the No. 2 overall pick, which is owned by the Orlando Magic.
The Raptors do not have a pick in this year's draft.
Victor Oladipo is the assumed target with the selection.
From Midwest Sports Fan.
Time will tell if the player Gilbert and the Cavs select on Thursday—whether Nerlens Noel, Alex Len, Ben McLemore, or someone else—was worth all the fuss. Sometimes the team with the first selection ends up with Joe Smith or Michael Olowokandi or Andrea Bargnani (who, really, should be better than he has been). But on plenty of other occasions the top...