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v20: off-season '12| In: Lowry, Fields, Valanciunas, Ross...Out: J Johnson, Bayless
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07-05-2012, 12:11 AM
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Toronto, Ontario
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There is no way the Raptors are locating so if you're concerned on that note, don't be. Raptors are one of the higher revenue generating teams in this league despite the struggles they've had.
We're only an undesireable location to play because we're not an established playoff team yet. This is a wonderful city, a city NBA players love, but NBA players hate losing, unless a team significantly overpays.
We had no problem attracting talent when we had players like VC and for a time Bosh.
I mentioned OKC before as an example as a team who has been involved in a number of rumours to land big name players (although they haven't yet as it doesn't make much sense for them).
We need elite talent and a winning culture and players will come. This isn't something that gets built overnight with one or two big free agent signings. Its a long term project.
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