The Toronto Raptors Media Day arrives on Monday and there is almost no way it can reach the heights of the 2013 event. Mayor Rob Ford, Commissioner Adam Silver, the Honorable Michael Chan, Larry Tanenbaum, Drake, everyone who associated with the Raptors and way more media than usual was there. Raptors Global Ambassador Drake dominated the early discussion last year.
Here is a look back at the Media Day announcement of the NBA 2016 All-Star Game coming to Toronto and the inherent promises that the Raptors would be a team worthy of note by that time.
Stephen Brotherston covers the Toronto Raptors and visiting NBA teams at the Air Canada Centre and is a member of the Professional Basketball Writers Association.
Remembering 2013 Raptors Media Day Madness - 2016 All-Star Game & Drake
The Toronto Raptors Media Day arrives on Monday and there is almost no way it can reach the heights of the 2013 event.