BCI know this is a few days old, but I couldn't let this go. Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo was given a contract extension the other day, fine, and then his team secured the fifth pick in the draft lottery on Tuesday, though it was most likely to draft third, percentage-wise.
And in talking with Sportsnet Radio Fan 590 in Toronto soon after, Bryan needlessly tried to make everything all right. As if dropping from three to five in a terrible draft matters in the slightest.
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On the idea that being at pick number five might be better than being at pick number three:
"I absolutely concur. You've kinda hit the nail on the head. After the top two picks and I might've said this last night talking to a few people, I think there is a very clear two picks and then there are several players that we like. If you were to ask me who number three was I'm not sure I would have the answer for you …
The benefit is, if I can look at this with a silver lining, there's