Warmth Examine (Hiatus): Toronto Raptors
The Toronto Raptors have an obscene quantity of unheralded depth and the abundance of choices at head coach Nick Nurse’s disposal was on full show in March previous to the shutdown.
Huge man Serge Ibaka had raised his sport to a brand new stage earlier than the hiatus, averaging 18.three factors, 12.zero rebounds and three.7 assists per sport (up from 15.9, 8.zero and 1.three prior).
What’s extra, all of Kyle Lowry, Pascal Siakam and Norman Powell have been placing up north of 23.zero factors per sport when the league was suspended. If these sizzling fingers proceed within the bubble, the slept on champions will wreak havoc within the restart.
Don’t neglect to issue a wholesome Marc Gasol into the combo, both.
SLAM’s Warmth Examine sequence compares every particular person participant’s private manufacturing within the month of March with their manufacturing prior. The objective is to get a way of the route during which gamers have been trending when the league stood nonetheless. For a extra in-depth description, take a look at our Warmth Examine (Hiatus Version) introduction.