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  • TaeTaeyeon
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    What do people have as their dream lineups going into qualification at this point (assuming all healthy people play)?

    PG Locks: Jamal Murray, Cory Joseph
    SG Locks: SGA
    SF Locks: Wiggins, Dillon Brooks, RJ Barrett
    PF Locks: None..
    C Locks: Olynyk, Thompson

    That leaves 4 spots. Looks like one more spot for a traditional big so I'd go Boucher since he brings a dimension neither Olynyk or Thompson have but Khem Birch and Nicholson should be considered. From there there's room for a stretch 4, I like Trey Lyles or Brandon Clarke but not both..but I think Brandon Clarke because the rest of the team needs D, not more offense (special consideration to Wiltjer but he'd get killed on D). From there looks like maybe a couple of wings and maybe a ballhandler are possible and I think I'd go Lugentz Dort (killer defender which again this team is lacking) and Nickeil Alexander Walker. NAW is the highest ceiling but he's playing horrible. I have Melvin Ejim in his spot though if things don't shape up. (I also like Kevin Pangos a lot but he's injured and there's too many playmakers already; I think the team could use another 3 and D guy who could play 4)

    So in the end:

    PG: Jamal Murray, Cory Joseph
    SG: SGA, Lugentz Dort, NAW
    SF: Wiggins, Dillon Brooks: RJ Barrett
    PF: Brandon Clarke
    C: Olynyk, Thompson, Boucher

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  • guyroch
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    Steamer3 wrote: View Post
    All the game pack tickets sold out after 5 minutes, single game tickets to go on sale at a later date
    Way to go Victoria !!! Great job buying tickets

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  • Steamer3
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    Steamer3 wrote: View Post
    All the game pack tickets sold out after 5 minutes, single game tickets to go on sale at a later date
    I take that back - still a few lower bowl tickets that'll set you back $1470

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  • Steamer3
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    All the game pack tickets sold out after 5 minutes, single game tickets to go on sale at a later date

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  • guyroch
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    KeonClark wrote: View Post

    You kid, but actually made me consider something. Couldnt a raptor that has been with the team x amount of years apply for dual citizenship and play for Canada? I know I've seen it in hockey.
    Matt Bonner wanted to play for Team Canada..... It took him years and it never did happen … I remember Chriss Kaman woke up
    one morning and wanted to play for Germany and in a blink of a eye he was shooting hoops with Dirk .


    More than two years into his quest for Canadian citizenship, Matt Bonner remains grounded by red tape.

    So the former Toronto Raptors forward will have to watch with fingers crossed as Canada's men's basketball team bids this week for a berth in the 2012 London Olympics. And then he can only hope he receives his passport in time to suit up next summer if the Canadians do qualify.

    "I'm just kind of waiting and hoping," Bonner said in a phone interview. "It's just one of those things. It's hard to talk about because it's kind of a bummer for me. I just wish it would go through so I could represent the country."

    The 31-year-old, now with the San Antonio Spurs, owns a home in Toronto. His wife Nadia, whom he met while playing for the Raptors, and daughter Evangeline-Vesper — they call her "E.V." — are Canadian. He also has a grandfather from Newfoundland.

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