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Year Pick Record Odds Chances Pre-Lottery Position Pick Change Player Taken
2013 12 34-48 0.70% 7 12 0 Steven Adams
2012 8 23-43 3.50% 35 8 0 Terrence Ross
2011 5 22-60 15.60% 156 3 -2 Jonas Valanciunas
2010 13 40-42 0.60% 6 13 0 Ed Davis
2009 9 33-49 1.70% 17 9 0 DeMar DeRozan
2006 1 27-55 8.80% 88 5 +4 Andrea Bargnani

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DD Can't Be Apart of the Core

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Post#16 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:56 pm by MoMan24

Jack_Hardstrong wrote:DD loves toronto and that's good enough

I here you man that is why I feel bad for him if he were any good be would be a Durant type of franchise guy, not saying he would be that good just his approach leadership and stuff. Someone who is not in a major team but will stay.
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Post#17 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:58 pm by Indeed

Jack_Hardstrong wrote:DD loves toronto and that's good enough

Bargnani loves Toronto, so?
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Post#18 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:59 pm by erekose200

Ross is already better than Demar.
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Post#19 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:02 pm by JustaKnickFan

DD's rebounding seems very overrated. The more I watch Raptors game, the more I realize that the only rebounds DD grabs are the defensive rebounds where 3 Raptors are around it and maybe only 1 player from the other team.
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Post#20 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:06 pm by Indeed

JustaKnickFan wrote:DD's rebounding seems very overrated. The more I watch Raptors game, the more I realize that the only rebounds DD grabs are the defensive rebounds where 3 Raptors are around it and maybe only 1 player from the other team.


That is basically how rebounding works. I think other than Lowry, our wings/guards rebounding are average.
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Post#21 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:08 pm by dballislife

maybe the reason why demar is sucking it up so much lately is becus theres 5 new threads a week + every other post in the game threads and postgame threads telling him to GTFO
What is basketball.....basketball is life!
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Post#22 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:09 pm by C_Money

JustaKnickFan wrote:DD's rebounding seems very overrated. The more I watch Raptors game, the more I realize that the only rebounds DD grabs are the defensive rebounds where 3 Raptors are around it and maybe only 1 player from the other team.


Yes he sucks at rebounding but that is just one of many things that he can't do. He also can't play defence, pass, shoot, or drive to the basket. So really WTF is he actually doing out there?
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Post#23 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:12 pm by TripleMKE

goodjoey wrote:
mirrornick wrote:23


This.

also, nothing you have said is ground breaking or earth shattering, you are just mirroring sentiments that have already been stated by other demar haters.

i wouldn't call them "demar haters", more like realists. Just because someone's not good and people point it out doesn't mean their haters.
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Post#24 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:12 pm by truthrising

dballislife wrote:maybe the reason why demar is sucking it up so much lately is becus theres 5 new threads a week + every other post in the game threads and postgame threads telling him to GTFO

Well maybe instead of reading Realgm, he should watch game tapes and improve as a player..or GTFO
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Post#25 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:21 pm by Indeed

dballislife wrote:maybe the reason why demar is sucking it up so much lately is becus theres 5 new threads a week + every other post in the game threads and postgame threads telling him to GTFO


I believe those are the same criticism to Bargnani. 15 new threads a week + ...
Would people accept this as a reason?
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Post#26 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:22 pm by sanity

Indeed wrote:
Jack_Hardstrong wrote:DD loves toronto and that's good enough

Bargnani loves Toronto, so?


As I recall, Milt Palacio and Rasual Butler also loved this city

This team doesn't have much of a core outside of its young players who are still developing. We're still a long ways away from competing for anything, much less being good enough to crack .500 and make the playoffs for once
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Post#27 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:24 pm by JunkYardSubs

The guy is a negative value on that ridiculous contract
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Post#28 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:35 pm by 22haytham22

What Core?
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Post#29 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:38 pm by PRESTIGE

'DD can't be apart from the core ' would indicate that you consider DeRozan an integral part of this team.

'DD can't be a part of the core ' tells us that you do not want DeRozan on this team going forward.
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Post#30 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:42 pm by Rapsalot

I would think your post might read DD can't be the first option or the man or something like that? If I read this you are say the guy should be sent to D League?

Right now our core is JV there is NO other player I would not trade on a good deal to make us better! For JV it would have to be a wowing trade because his up side is very Good and unknown.

I hope T Ross can get better with his 3 shooting consistency over time but, I don't see much else. He can't create, he can't drive, his D is way overrated, he is basically a very young Ray Allen that we must pray develops his shot?? Oh he can't drive like Ray Allen. We will see?
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Post#31 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:46 pm by ROBBS

At this point, as long as he penetrates and draws fouls I'll be content. Waiting for Ross to be the clear-cut starter..one day..
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Post#32 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:50 pm by Ilmago_Bargs7

DD cant be part of the core but he was just extended for a multi-year contract... uhm...
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Post#33 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:00 pm by D-BE-LAW

derozan is not the problem. I will evaluate him more harshly once we have bargs gone, and maybe fields. This team could have been solid if not for stupid decisions like resigning bargnani and etc. Derozan improves every year and can be a solid guard, but I think he can be apart of the core, but not the guy, just a complementary player. We need a franchise player.
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Post#34 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:02 pm by Ilmago_Bargs7

D-BE-LAW wrote:derozan is not the problem. I will evaluate him more harshly once we have bargs gone, and maybe fields. This team could have been solid if not for stupid decisions like resigning bargnani and etc. Derozan improves every year and can be a solid guard, but I think he can be apart of the core, but not the guy, just a complementary player. We need a franchise player.


Bargs is not playing, whats the excuse now?
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Post#35 Re: DD Can't Be Apart of the Core
Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:03 pm by Crazy-Canuck

We dont have any core players right now. JVal has got some potential, but unsure how that plays out.

Everyone else is blah...
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