What the Toronto Raptors can do to improve this off-season

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Year two of the Toronto Raptors’ post-Chris Bosh re-building effort yielded a similar result as year one.  The Raps once again finished well out of the playoff picture and now enter the off-season in need of an influx in talent.  They will Lithuanian big man Jonas Valanciunas, their 2011 first round pick, but what else can Toronto do to improve their roster and get themselves back as a relevant Eastern Conference team?

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Did Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo Save his Job with Jay Triano Firing?

It shouldn’t have come as a surprise to Toronto Raptors fans when the club fired head coach Jay Triano on June 1st. In fact, many of them were probably celebrating after their brutal season ended with a 22-60 record.

Raptors’ general manager Bryan Colangelo actually praised Triano for the dismal season and left fans scratching their heads in April when he said the coach did a great job, deserved a lot of credit, and would probably be back next season. Now it turns out all three statements are untrue.

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