Yet another opportunity for the Raptors to head in the right direction
If the Raptors are, in fact, presented with the opportunity to end this week with the following player roster:
PG: Jack, Belinelli and Banks
OG: Weems and Barbosa
SF: DeRozan and Kleiza
PF: Diaw, Johnson, Davis, Evans and Dorsey
C: Chandler, Alabi and Jones;
while being able to preserve the full ‘TPE’ which they just received from Miami …
as suggested in this blog entry
… then, they should jump at it immediately, as:
i. A legitimate way out of their current mess with a 1-dimensional player like Andrea Bargnani [C] at the core of their team:
ii. Yet another feasible opportunity to gradually build a legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference which could eventually be able to win a league championship in the not-too-distant future.
Bryan Colangelo is a resourceful and hard-working GM. He just needs to be pointed in the right drection by the people working around him.
PPS. Just to clarify the specific trade proposal outlined here, for the benefit of those who still might be confused by it … and, to distinguish it from what’s been proposed by other ‘sources’ in the on-line hoops community … this is what it would actually look like, according to the ESPN NBA Trade Machine. And, you know what? Michael Jordan might then actually decide to go through with it, rather than getting cold feet at the last minute.