Toronto Raptors: Play of Gary Trent Jr. is creating a financial issue

Toronto Raptors: Play of Gary Trent Jr. is creating a financial issue

Gary Trent Jr. is creating the very financial crunch that the Toronto Raptors management seemingly were trying to avoid by trading for him and Rodney Hood. Since he’s joined the Raptors, Trent has been good. Very good. He is shooting 39 percent on the three-ball and is averaging 17.9 points per game since joining Toronto. […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Leafs feeling the heat, but could they do some selling at the deadline?

It’s crunch time for the trade deadline right now, with the usual prelude of minor deals trickling in these past couple days leading up to Monday when the bigger names get moved around. With that comes a lot of insider previewing, and most notably today the 31 Thoughts podcast gave their full league rundown of each team, with Elliotte Friedman weighing on what they might be exploring over the weekend.
Let’s just get right into it, because there are some interesting potential movables and even a spicy take regarding the Leafs in here.
Regarding the Leafs potentially being sellers:
“If I am Kyle Dubas I am not chasing for this year…”
“You don’t have a lot of your picks – you’ve traded picks to get Campbell and Clifford; What do you think you could get for Tyson Barrie?”
Friedman goes on to mention Vancouver and Calgary specifically as potentially having interest in Barrie, but I have a hard time seeing the Leafs moving on unless they have another card (Subban?) already in the shuffle.
There was also a bit of talk about how, in general, the Leafs are …

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Author: Ryan Fancey / The Leafs Nation