1. Moses Brown
Brown is one of the few players on this roster with any sort of professional NBA experience, as the 7-2 big man has bounced around between six different teams. Perhaps the Raptors will try to make him the team’s third center behind Jakob Poeltl and Christian Koloko.
Brown started all four games, leading the team in rebounds and blocked shots by a wide margin. While his finishing around the rim outside of dunking left something to be desired, he and Nowell looked like an excellent pick-and-roll duo that generated consistent good looks.
Will the Toronto Raptors keep Moses Brown?
Whereas Koloko is a masterful shot-blocker that needs work on offense, Brown’s size and mobility better serve him as a finisher on offense. His defense and rim protection, despite what his raw blocked shot numbers might say, is the main reason he’s bounced from team to team.
The Raptors need to find some way to keep Brown around, as he has shown in limited NBA minutes that he can be a masterful rebounder. If he adds one more unique twist to his game, he could be a player that finally finds a long-term home north of the border.