What the Toronto Raptors Receive in the Chris Bosh Deal

July 10th, 2010 by Ezra Strauss Leave a reply »
After seven years, with more late-season collapses than playoff appearances, as the face of the Toronto Raptors, CB4 (now CB1, bleh ) decided to take his highly-sought talents to Miami.

In doing so, the most infamous trio probably to ever start on the same regular season roster ever, was formed. With Bosh, Wade and James all playing for one team, I don't think it's very hard to make predictions for the Eastern Conference.

Through this whole ordeal, Chris Bosh has been keeping his Twitter followers up-to-date on his thoughts, and all signs pointed to a departure from Toronto. The question was not would Bosh leave, it was where to, and how would he leave.

In what he calls a thank you to the franchise to the franchise that he supported for seven seasons, Bosh was gentlemanly enough to depart via "Sign-and-Trade", so that the Raptors would not lose his talents for nothing.

The Raptors, already having stacked up at the PF and C with the re-signing of Amir Johnson, drafting Ed Davis and Solomon Alabi, plus already having Andre Bargnani, were not interested in obtaining another post presence in return. The Heat, wanting to get rid of Michael ...

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