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Raptors Initiate Rookies Bruno Caboclo And Lucas Nogueira

Rookie initiation in the NBA is alive and well – and in good fun.

Jonas Valanciunas was hinting something was about to go down after the Raptors home game versus the Celtics and it didn’t take very long for Bruno Caboclo and Lucas Nogueira to get inducted into something similar to Valanciunas’ own rookie experience.

 

 

One is left to wonder if those hats will last as long as Valanciunas’ Bart Simpson backpack?

 

Stephen_Brotherston_insideStephen Brotherston covers the Toronto Raptors and visiting NBA teams at the Air Canada Centre and is a member of the Professional Basketball Writers Association.

 

 

Lucas Nogueira head shot closeupLucas Nogueira Is Not Quite Ready To Play For The Raptors

“I am feeling very good, better than two or three weeks ago, but I am not ready yet,” said Lucas Nogueira.