5 Raptors beloved by fans for their hard work

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Effort and toughness give you a place in Toronto Raptors lore 

With little team success as a franchise, Raptors fans haven’t had much to be truly excited about for over the past 22 years. And while many skilled player are remembered fondly, the guys that went on to become fan favourites were role players, who earned acclaim through hard work and toughness.

Raptors’ fans have never been louder than when their beloved hard-nosed grinder leaves it all out on the floor, setting whiplash inducing screens, grabbing tough boards or chipping in offensively.

Toronto is a town that has always respected athletes who are hard working and tough above all else.

Here are five Raptors fan favourites who epitomized hard work and toughness.