Are The Raptors Trying To Build Or Contend In 2016-17?

The lack of veteran depth in Toronto means Raptors head coach Dwane Casey might be forced into using his seven inexperienced youngsters a lot more than he’d like to. It’s probably good for the rookies’ development, but it’s probably not the best way to run up the win total for a high playoff seed.

The Raptors Lucas Nogueira Vs Jacob Poeltl Fight For Minutes

Raptors 2016 lottery pick Jacob Poeltl might be to busy being a rookie to realize he is in a fight for minutes with 2013 first round pick Lucas “Bebe” Nogueira at the backup center spot, but Nogueira knows this could be his first, last and best chance at making head coach Dwane Casey’s rotation since he joined Toronto two years ago.