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Post#21 » by ATLTimekeeper » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:07 pm

tecumseh18 wrote:The office district is a weird place to "hang out", but the weather last night was perfect - until the rains game.

I really don't see how Freddie G (unguaranteed) and Dekker can make this roster, but they're fun guys to have around. "Scotland" Barnes indeed. :lol:


It's not like some massive district :lol: You clear it in 10 minutes.
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Post#22 » by MadDogSHWA » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:27 pm

Dragic can help us. Glad to see him acclimating.
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Post#23 » by grimlock » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:30 pm

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Post#24 » by LBJKB24MJ23 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:36 pm

Mack11 wrote:some are surprised at seeing Goran there.. personally Im surprised to see Freddie there.. thought that dude is getting cut for sure


camp hasn't started yet. but dude is getting cut imho unless he shows out. there seems to be a lot more talented players on this team than Freddie.
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Post#25 » by Tor_Raps » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:02 pm

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Mack11 wrote:some are surprised at seeing Goran there.. personally Im surprised to see Freddie there.. thought that dude is getting cut for sure


camp hasn't started yet. but dude is getting cut imho unless he shows out. there seems to be a lot more talented players on this team than Freddie.


Agreed. I was hoping the Mavs trade for Brown/Powell would put an end to Gillespie. It's a nice story and all but he is not an NBA calibre player yet.
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Post#26 » by tecumseh18 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:02 pm

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tecumseh18 wrote:The office district is a weird place to "hang out", but the weather last night was perfect - until the rains game.

I really don't see how Freddie G (unguaranteed) and Dekker can make this roster, but they're fun guys to have around. "Scotland" Barnes indeed. :lol:


It's not like some massive district :lol: You clear it in 10 minutes.


Nah, downtown TO is too big to wonder around in. Too much boring on the way to the fun parts. Especially when you can easily afford an Uber. But maybe they've been told to avoid confined spaces with strangers.
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Post#27 » by Tor_Raps » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:03 pm

MadDogSHWA wrote:Dragic can help us. Glad to see him acclimating.


Help us with what? We would have tried harder to keep Lowry around if we were thinking in that direction. Hope Dragic is out the first chance we get for both sides.
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Post#28 » by bape_lovers » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:45 pm

Ya crazy rain but at least the weather has been great since raptors came back..wasn’t cold or hot at all


tecumseh18 wrote:The office district is a weird place to "hang out", but the weather last night was perfect - until the rains game.

I really don't see how Freddie G (unguaranteed) and Dekker can make this roster, but they're fun guys to have around. "Scotland" Barnes indeed. :lol:
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Post#29 » by will » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:50 pm

Gotta love the ragtag bunch. And throw in Goran as well. Hilarious!
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Post#30 » by Harcore Fenton Mun » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:53 pm

Tbh, I wouldn't be shocked if Dekker made the rotation. If he starts making shots, it's going to be hard to say no.
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Post#31 » by mtcan » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:55 pm

C_Money wrote:I’m very surprised Dragic is in Toronto this early and even hanging out with his teammates.

Trying to make Luka jealous.

This is meant to make the Mavs feel some FOMO and start offering up a decent trade package.
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Post#32 » by TravisScott55 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:58 pm

C_Money wrote:I’m very surprised Dragic is in Toronto this early and even hanging out with his teammates.


He's a professional and is going to act like one.
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Post#33 » by will » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:16 pm

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C_Money wrote:I’m very surprised Dragic is in Toronto this early and even hanging out with his teammates.


He's a professional and is going to act like one.


Whenever that wire hits his bank account, it makes him feel better.
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Post#34 » by OhCanada1091 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:28 pm

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C_Money wrote:I’m very surprised Dragic is in Toronto this early and even hanging out with his teammates.

Just goes to show how much a narrative can take on a life of its own and be completely overblown.

Really, this is just consistent with everything I've read about Dragic on the Heat board and elsewhere. Good teammate, selfless, works hard, sacrifices etc. I don't think he stated anything unusual be saying he hoped to have landed with a contender, but he's a professional by all accounts.

Yeah I'm not surprised at all. People took a few statements and ran with it. Even after he immediately issued an apology to the City and the franchise and expressed his desire to stay in Toronto people just kept bashing him. Its ridiculous. And now people are surprised he's getting acclimated... Well if you stopped and listened to what he was ACTUALLY saying and not twisting his words into your thoughts then this wouldn't surprise you.
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Post#35 » by OAKLEY_2 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:34 pm

LoveMyRaps wrote:Goran Dragic
Sam Dekker
Gregor Gillespie
Ishmail Wainright

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post#36 » by MadDogSHWA » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:45 pm

Tor_Raps wrote:
MadDogSHWA wrote:Dragic can help us. Glad to see him acclimating.


Help us with what?


Building winning culture.
Shooting.
Scoring.
Mentorship.

Tor_Raps wrote:We would have tried harder to keep Lowry around if we were thinking in that direction


That's an assumption.
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Post#37 » by Harcore Fenton Mun » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:53 pm

That's the thing, Dragic is 10M cheaper. If you take 10 mill off this squad, that's like the equivalent of Boucher and Flynn.

If Dragic looks good, we can make room for him going forward. Maybe at a discount, if not he can be converted to a decent first.
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Post#38 » by Kevin Willis » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:56 pm

Whose that guy that got drafted after Barton? I think I saw him at the background of one of those photos - like a Sasquatch.
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Post#39 » by Basketball_Jones » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:07 pm

Big fan of Dragic. Hoping we don’t tank. If Barnes is for real, Siakam’s shooting can be restored, OG and Fred can be suitable 3rd options, I’m good with this core.
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Post#40 » by Danny1616 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:18 pm

Barnes already the leader of the team :wink:

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