Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Toronto Raptors: What 5 Probable Raptor Starters Must Work On By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…. PG: Kyle Lowry- Distribution - With scoring talents like DeRozan, Gay and Valanciunas in the starting lineup, the Raptors need a pass first, point guard, who is a long distance shooter. They had that in Jose Calderon, who they foolishly traded away, when they chose Lowry as their point guard. Lowry is a better pure scorer than Calderon and a better defender, but he is a score first point guard and with so many others capable of putting up big offensive numbers on this team, they need a pure distributor. Lowry had a solid 6.4 assists per game last season, in less than 30 minutes per game, but his minutes will rise considerably next season and his assists must too, so that this offense can properly thrive and they have proper ball movement. It may not be his first instinct, but he must pass first and shoot second, in order to set up this offense. SG: DeMar DeRozan- 3 Point Sh...

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