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After Draft, Biyombo’s emergence, it’s time for the Toronto Raptors to put Valanciunas on the trade block

After the 2016 Draft, the Toronto Raptors still don’t have an answer for their missing piece at the power forward position. Instead, they now have three centres that are able to contribute. With the 27th pick they did select power forward Pascal Siakam, who is still a couple years away from filling that void on a … Read moreAfter Draft, Biyombo’s emergence, it’s time for the Toronto Raptors to put Valanciunas on the trade block

Raptors draft night recap: It wasn’t sexy, but it was solid

Masai Ujiri and the Toronto Raptors used both their draft picks Thursday night at the 2016 NBA Draft, and used them on a pair of international big men. While the Raptors likely won’t be making headlines around the league, the team hung onto their picks in order to draft two solid, and also huge, players. The Raptors kicked … Read moreRaptors draft night recap: It wasn’t sexy, but it was solid

Toronto Raptors select Jakob Poeltl with 9th pick

The Toronto Raptors selected Utah centre Jakob Poeltl ninth overall in the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday night. Poeltl, a native of Austria, is a mammoth at 7-1 and 240lbs. He was ranked by many as the top-ranked centre in the draft. Peoltl thrives off high energy, one of the few seven-footer who can run the floor with … Read moreToronto Raptors select Jakob Poeltl with 9th pick