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10 | Toronto RAPTORS
Ian Thomsen
October 29, 2012
The Raptors have been seeking an identity since the departure of Vince Carter in 2004, and they have a chance to develop one under coach Dwane Casey. His gritty defensive style should be a hit with Toronto's hockey-mad fans; scorers Andrea Bargnani and DeMar DeRozan have already bought in. Next, Casey needs to indoctrinate Jonas Valanciunas—a 6'11" center who played in Lithuania last year after being drafted fifth in 2011—and first-round pick Terrence Ross, as well as volatile point guard Kyle Lowry, who at 26 has a chance to start anew after his public falling-out with coach Kevin McHale in Houston.
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October 29, 2012

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New acquisition (R) Rookie, college stats; (r) Rookie, European stats

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