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    Default Jonas Valanciunas appreciation thread

    This is to grieve (or celebrate) for one of the best teammates we've ever had. Loyal soldier, funny, productive as fuck.

    He'll always be our Lithuanian Lighting and adopted Canadian. Cant wait till your standing O. Good luck in Memphis.

    "Its been a long day, without you my friend, and I'll tell you all about when I see you again"

    It's Klaw Season. Time to hunt.

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    Gonna miss this guy. My favorite raptor since he arrived. Best of luck in Memphis!

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    I wish we could have seen more from you JV. Thank you for everything you've done
    The name's Bond, James Bond.

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    Best of luck in Memphis JV


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    Good lad, gonna miss him. Wasaga Beach in April!

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    Farewell JV. You were a class act and I hope you wreck shit in Memphis.

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    I'm really hoping this deal proves not to be a mistake. I have... a lack of confidence in that being the case.

    Either way, though, best of luck to all three guys traded to MEM.

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    Man, am I going to miss this guy. Hope he beasts in Memphis.
    "My biggest concern as a coach is to not confuse winning with progress." - Steve Kerr
    "If it's unacceptable in defeat, it's unacceptable in victory." - Jeff Van Gundy

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    I can remember tuning in to watch his games overseas after we drafted him but he couldn't come for a year. One of my favorite all time raptors. Always just went about his business/ Best of luck in Memphis JV!!

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    Guy always played hard and never complained. Seemed like a good teammate. He also played some good playoff ball for them when other had letdowns. Good luck to JV. I think he'll do well with Conley in Memphis.

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    Gonna miss JV, I hope he kills it out west.

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    Nothing but respect for the big fella. Class act all the way. I think he is going to do well in Memphis. He went through years of not being used well by Casey. This year he was a +/- montster. Do well, except when you play against Toronto.

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    I love you JV. Going to MISS you a lot
    Quote Abbas wrote:

    First of all i was my own source

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    OMG. Still so much potential. Good luck, big fella.


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    Gonna miss JV a whole lot. Did everything that was expected of him. Never heard a murmur when he was nailed to the bench with casey or sent to second unit here. Always 110% and got better every year.

    He will excel in Memphis so will the team.

    Cheers to Wright also I loved his game. His herky jerky and1 style play will be missed. He will excel too with a steady role.

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    JV.. I am sorry raptors treated you so poorly...

    made you bulk up like no tomorrow and lose all that speed and quickness

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    Quote rocwell wrote: View Post

    If JV looked Eric Smith in the eye, he must have kneeled down first....

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    JV, I'll really miss you a lot! This was really sad.

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    I have been a big JV supporter as both a player and a person. Excellent teammate, 100% effort, never complains, no drama.
    Do well in MEM JV, you'll like the weather better and check out the music scene lol
    It will be an awesome standing O for you the first time back.

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