Title: Who is this year’s Ben Uzoh? What we’d like to see in the Raptors’ final games
Date: May 11, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about what I’d like to see in a mostly meaningless final week for the Raptors.
“All I ever wanted was to fall asleep on time.” — Devon Kay & the Solutions
We’re in the stretch run of a difficult, oft-joyless Toronto Raptors season. The play-in tournament is out of reach and there are far more looks ahead to the draft in our comments section than evaluations of the current crop. The stretch run is not the finish line itself, and we’ve got four more Raptors games before 2020-21 is put to bed.
Here are 10 things I’d like to see over the Raptors’ final week.
One last KLOE game
It’s possible by Sunday, the Raptors have locked in sole possession of the seventh-best lottery odds. If that’s the case, their game against Indiana won’t matter, freeing them up to play whatever lineup they choose.