Forward Delfino drops like a stone on the Toronto Raptors' depth chart

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    TheStar.com | Sports | Forward Delfino drops like a stone on the Toronto Raptors' depth chart

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    Too bad for him. If you don't get off to a good start with a new coach and team, you may really limit your chances.
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    He must've picked up all the bad habits from Pistons.
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    Mitchell hasn't heard about the "switch" yet.......it's still "off".
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    must be yet another coach (see: orlando) who cannot see the true potential of our european cast-offs. when will these NBA coaches learn???? sheesh!
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    Mitchell has never been afraid to use the media to motivate a player.

    I wouldn't put a lot of stock into this, not until Delfino's minutes start getting cut. Sam might just be trying to fire him up.
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    I would think that just playing the game and his salary would be enough motivation.

    On the other hand maybe he is just bored. LOL

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    Delfino seems to be a very unselfish player. At this point, he should probably get a little more agressive with his own game. Drive more and rebound harder.
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    Maybe he just doesn't have that "game" that everyone is talking about.
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    That would be another possible explanation.
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    All in all, it looks like Joe won't be drafting any Europeans any time soon.
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    Maybe he is trying to make the players around him better. Could be a personality flaw that he has. Point guard personality and skills in a SG/SF body?
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    Who said a PG can't be 6'6"? As long as the skills are there.
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    He can but it would be hard to get time with Ford on your team. Doesn't seem like any of the coaches he has played for see this as a skill set. Maybe he really isn't any good? Just find it hard to believe after watching some of his highlights.
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    Pretty good point.

    Still, I prefer to reject the consensus reality and substitute my own. :MusicBigGrin:

    Delfino for point!!


    P.S. Magic was a pretty good point guard a few inches north of 6'6".
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    Delfino back on top! expect this rollercoaster all season long.
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    Six players scored for the Cavs. You see that more often. :)
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    I bet that those six didn't include Varejao, Pavlovic or Ferry. LOL

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