Player Preview: Dewan Hernandez, big man of the future?

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Player Preview: Dewan Hernandez, big man of the future?
Player Preview: Dewan Hernandez, big man of the future?

Such is the mystique of the Raptors' player development system, we're already all-in on the eventual explosion of Dewan-mania here in Toronto — and presumably across the globe. Still, some perspective please! The Raptors selected Dewan Hernandez, the 22-year-old forward/centre out of Miami, listed at 6'10” and 235 pounds, with the 59th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. For those keeping track at home, that's the second last pick possible in the draft. Now, it is indeed admirable to make the NBA, however it happens; and the Raptors are no strangers to claiming even undrafted players and turning them into servicable members of the rotation. But it remains extremely rare for a 59th pick to turn into a

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