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BRYAN COLANGELO RUMORS

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

#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

Colangelo steps down as president of Raptors

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Colangelo steps down as Raptors president

Bryan Colangelo is stepping down as president of the Toronto Raptors, just weeks after taking a reassigned position with the team. The Raptors announced Wednesday that Colangelo will remain as a consultant with the team and with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. Colangelo joined the Raptors in February 2006 as president and general manager. He was not extended as GM after...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Raptors Announce Management Changes: BC Is Out

No suprise here. Bryan Colangelo is out as the GM in Toronto. Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment President and CEO Tim Leiweke announced Tuesday that he has revamped the senior leadership of the Toronto Raptors in preparation for next season. Bryan Colangelo has had his contract extended as the team’s President and will report directly to Mr. Leiweke. The club has also created...
Via Cuzoogle
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryan Colangelo Conference Call

Bryan Colangelo talked with the media this afternoon about the framework of the deal that sent Kyle Lowry to Toronto, what the team plans to do with Jose Calderon moving forward, how the team has improved on the defensive end this summer and Alvin Williams' history as a mentor for Lowry.
Via Hoops Addict
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Colangelo’s Contingency Plan

Now that Bryan Colangelo has whiffed at signing Steve Nash, Raptors’ fans are depressed that the new, shiny toy they were promised was yanked out of their hands before they could rip off the wrapper. Not so fast.
Via Hoops Addict
July 04, 2012  |  Discuss

A Big Summer For Colangelo

I'm not one for hyperbole, but this might be Bryan Colangelo's biggest summer of his tenure in Toronto.
Via Hoops Addict
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryan Colangelo: Genius or Failure?

The Toronto Raptors never had a shot. Located in a tax-heavy country, and in a city which, despite its cosmopolitan/multicultural qualities (it’s one of the most diverse cities in the world) and big-market advantages (it’s the 5th largest city in North America), likely inspires little enthusiasm among most American-born players, the franchise was seemingly preordained to an unstable...
Via Chasing 23
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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