Toronto Raptors Player Updates: Bosh, Jose, Hedo…10 Games in

November 18th, 2009 by Stephen Brotherston Leave a reply »
At the 10-game mark, the offseason rust should have finally disappeared from our favorite NBA players and teams should have started to “gel.”  Individual statistics might still be skewed by some strange early season games but results should be starting to average out.

It’s time for an early review of how the Raptors’ players have rounded into form.


Jose Calderon

As each game passes, Calderon has been regaining that near all-star form of two seasons ago.  After Finding his Stride in New Orleans, his dead eye shooting stroke has returned and his defensive intensity has been excellent.

Calderon averages for the first five games were:

11 points;  5.8 assists; 1.6 turnovers.  Shooting 41.6% from the field.

A little off for Jose, but over the next five games these averages increased to:

14 points; 7.6 assists; 1.0 turnovers.  Shooting 58.8% from the field with a 7.6:1 Assist to Turnover ratio!!!

After a slow start, Jose Calderon is definitely back on track!


DeMar DeRozan

The rookie DeMar DeRozan had a break out game last week. ...

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