“So much of numbers is going to be, you are going to be evaluated first and foremost by your impact on winning,” Hornets head coach Steve Clifford said when asked about Dwight Howard.
The Raptors are the best team in the East and in third overall in the league. They deserve better and the four-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan shouldn’t have to be among the league leaders in getting no respect from the referees.
Anyone who has followed the Toronto Raptors under head coach Dwane Casey and president Masai Ujiri shouldn’t be surprised by a commitment to the young guys coming off the bench or the rookie in the starting unit.
The best indicators of just how effective this Toronto Raptors team could be in the playoffs are these 4 remaining games. Two vs the Cavs at The Q and home and away games against the Celtics.
Slowly, grudgingly, the first place Toronto Raptors and head coach Dwane Casey are gaining respect. And they deserve it.
By Frank McLean For Raptors President Masai Ujiri it was time to pull the plug on the experiment that was Bruno Caboclo.
Boston Celtics (39-15) and Toronto Raptors (36-16) headline a week in the NBA that could establish who will claim the top spot in the East this season