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Toronto Raptors Considered Drafting Kawhi Leonard At No. 5

According to Ryan Wolstat of Toronto Sun, ex-Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo considered drafting Kawhi Leonard with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Ex-Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo told me today that while Valanciunas was always the No. 1 target. Kawhi Leonard was “definitely on the list.” — Ryan Wolstat (@WolstatSun) June 12, 2014 Colangelo told Wolstat that Leonard...
Via The Sideline
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Colangelo: Raptors Considered Drafting Kawhi Leonard At No. 5

Bryan Colangelo revealed Wednesday that the Toronto Raptors considered Kawhi Leonard with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Colangelo said Leonard was "definitely on the list," but the former Raptors' general manager said selecting him would have been a tough sell. The Raptors selected Jonas Valanciunas with the No. 5 pick. Leonard scored 29 points in the...
Via RealGM
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Masai Ujiri fined $25,000 for yelling ‘F**k Brooklyn!’ during pregame rally

The last time the Toronto Raptors were in the playoffs, Bryan Colangelo was the general manager. This time around, Masai Ujiri has the position and it didn’t take him long to make his mark on the 2014 NBA Playoffs. Prior to game 1 of the Raptors’ first round series against the Brooklyn Nets, Ujiri addressed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo admits to tanking

The NBA could be nearing closer to fixing its tanking problem. A recent proposal that was created by Boston Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren seems to be gaining momentum, and comments like the ones we heard from former Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo on Friday could help accelerate the process. Zarren has proposed a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

#TankNation? Former Raptors GM, Bryan Colangelo “Admittedly, I tried to tank a couple of years ago”

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino)Raptors were a member of #TankNation?Colangelo: “Admittedly, I tried to tank a couple of years ago” Up until this season, it has been a rough go for the Toronto Raptors for a few years now.  Fans have watched the Raptors have five straight losing seasons up until this current season.  In his tenure, former Raptors General Manager Bryan Colangelo...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Raptors GM admits trying to tank

During a panel at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, Bryan Colangelo admitted that the Toronto Raptors were attempting to tank during his tenure. "Admittedly, I will say I tried to tank a few years ago," said Colangelo. The Raptors finished the 10-11 season with a 22-60 record (.268 winning percentage) and a 23-43 record in 11-12 (.348 winning percentage). The Raptors...
Via RealGM
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former GM Bryan Colangelo says he is no fan of Raptors latest move.

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...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryan Colangelo's two cents on the Rudy Gay trade

by Romy AquinoWell, it didn't take long for former Raptors General Manager, Bryan Colangelo to put his two cents on the recent seven player deal between the Toronto Raptors and the Sacramento Kings.  Colangelo gave his input on former Raptor Rudy Gay and the move made by the Sacramento Kings.(via SacBee.com)“I put a high premium on talent and character, and Rudy Gay has an...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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