Toronto Raptors: Should They Keep Bryan Colangelo or Let Him Go?

February 25th, 2011 by Patrick Yaghoobians Leave a reply »
Bryan Colangelo has done many great things as a GM for both the Phoenix Suns and the Toronto Raptors.

He made his biggest move for the Raptors franchise, just months after he was chosen to be the general manager of the Raptors. He won the Draft Lottery for the 2006 Draft and selected Italian native Andrea Bargnani.

Many people debate this pick, as Bargnani has not been putting up great rebounding numbers for his size, but Bargnani's scoring ability is amazing. In my eyes, Colangelo made the right pick for this franchise. Although many big names were available, such as Rajon Rondo, Rudy Gay, Brandon Roy, etc, they did not have the hype that Bargnani did, leading to them being picked later on.

After his first big assignment, Colangelo went on to make this franchise a contender. He signed Chris Bosh to a new-contract, brought in T.J Ford and the winning began.

The Raptors moved from virtually dead last to winning the Atlantic Division. We should note that the Big Three of Boston was not formed yet. These moves led to Colangelo winning the executive of the year for his job in Toronto.

Fast forward to now, and you will see that ...

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