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Toronto Raptors Need To Take a Chance in a Ho-Hum Draft

Published by on May 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

As I’m sure you noticed the Toronto Raptors are out of the playoffs.

This was the exact scenario I previously laid out when I found out the team had picked up Jermaine O'Neal in a trade. Despite putting forth the doomsday scenario, even I didn't really think it would come to pass. But O'Neal stunk it up and here we are.

Yet, the team was worse than just being plain bad. They actually weren’t bad enough.

Because of the late season push when it was meaningless, the Raptors are currently positioned to get the ninth or 10th spot in this season's draft. A draft that is so ludicrously mediocre that anything outside the top three is essentially meaningless.

Even if they had somehow gotten ...

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