- If ever there was a cautionary tale about the uncertainties of the lottery, it was on display Monday in the form of Raptors center Andrea Bargnani. Imagine if that was your No. 1 overall pick?
- While T.J. Ford could shake free in the offseason, with Toronto to do all it takes to retain Jose Calderon, Ford no longer stands as a coveted commodity. He was outplayed Monday by Chris Quinn, who towered over him.
On the Raptors
Okay, so I've purposely avoided writing about [my beloved] Toronto Raptors - especially during this bleak, uninspiring season - but I see that Ira Winderman of the Miami Sun-Sentinal made a couple of very perceptive comments after last night's Raptor's [painful, as in pulling teeth painful] victory over the [sorely depleted] Heat: