Toronto Raptors Report Week Seven: Calderon the Key to the Raptors Offense

December 13th, 2009 by Sachin Arora Leave a reply »
This week wasn't much different defensively for the Raptors. Inconsistent, weak, and showing little or no passion summarizes it in short.

But another problem rose this week with the Dinos.

They only reached over 100 points once, with their offense struggling badly against sub par defenses of the T-Wolves and Bucks.

The reason for this is evident: Jose Calderon's injury. Calderon is a very secure point guard, who will always make good passes and take care of the ball. He runs the offense and makes it go.

Calderon looks like he might be out for a while and we will have to rely on Jarrett Jack, who is a good point guard but isn't as smooth as Calderon and is more of a shoot first type of player.

After barely beating the Timberwolves and losing to the Bucks, the Raptors got pounded by the Atlanta Hawks once again, but then followed up with a strong win against a banged up Houston Rockets team.

One thing that I would like to comment on was an incident in the game against the Rockets.

Trevor Ariza deliberately tried to punch rookie DeMar DeRozan because of frustration after DeRozan stole the ball from him ...

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