Toronto Raptors: 14 bold predictions for the 2017-18 season

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2) The Bruno experiment dies once and for all

Ah, the Brazilian Kevin Durant. I don’t think there has ever been a more damning nickname than that. Not that anyone ever expected Bruno Caboclo to reach those heights, but the title forever cast a massive shadow.

Caboclo’s never been a ball handler, never really been much of a defender and never been much of a shooter (although Dwane Casey swears he’s one of the best on the team). If you can’t dribble, defend or shoot, what exactly do you do?

Bruno’s been miring in the g (formerly d)-league for years now and he never made a meaningful jump. a la Norman Powell. He’s going to have a shot at making the roster because the Raptors find themselves weak at the small forward spot yet again, but with four years under his belt after this season it may be time to call it quits on the Brazilian Durant.