3 Ways Toronto Raptors Get More From Andrea Bargnani
Colangelo's choice in 2006 could have fatal consequences. In July of 2010, Bosh becomes an unrestricted free agent and, if Toronto's supporting cast is still sub par, he'll sign elsewhere. Getting more from Bargnani will improve the club's 12-20 record and improve their chances of extending 'CB4' ...
Like rubbing salt in a wound larger than Lake Ontario.
That’s how Brandon Roy’s fourth quarter scoring spree and 32 points in last week’s 102-89 Blazers’ win over the Raptors must have felt for Bryan Colangelo.
At the 2006 NBA draft, Toronto’s GM passed on Roy and selected Andrea Bargnani first overall. Portland’s soon-to-be-All-Star is the type of co-star the team needs to complement franchise face Chris Bosh. Instead, they have a disappointment in Bargnani.
Colangelo’s choice in 2006 could have fatal consequences. In July of 2010, Bosh becomes an unrestricted free agent and, if Toronto’s supporting cast is still sub par, he’ll sign elsewhere. Getting more from Bargnani will not only improve the club’s 12-20 record, but also improve their chances of keeping ‘CB4’ long-term.
So how can the Raptors develop their underachieving Italian?
There is hope. On Wednesday, Bargnani scored 26 in a loss to Denver. Toronto’s season and future depends on these performances becoming the norm, not the rare exception.How can Toronto get more Bargnani? Get at us with thoughts and come back to HoopsVibe The Blog for more NBA tidbits. Photo courtesy of cuberoshumann.