Dalano Banton and David Johnson: Scouting reports on Raptors’ second-round picks

Title: Dalano Banton and David Johnson: Scouting reports on Raptors’ second-round picks
Date: July 29, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors two second-round selections in the 2021 NBA Draft.

Just when you thought the Toronto Raptors were out of franchise firsts, they find a way to create one in the second round: With the No. 46 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, the Raptors made Dalano Banton the first Canadian drafted by the franchise.

One pick later, they selected David Johnson at No. 47. That makes the Raptors’ haul on draft night the trio of Banton, Johnson and No. 4 pick Scottie Barnes, adding a nice mix of projectability, dynamic ball-handling, length and — shocker — questions about shooting.

There was also this after the draft concluded:

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