5 Toronto Raptors who definitely won't be back next season

Garrett Temple, Mouhamadou Gueye, Toronto Raptors
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This season did not go as the Toronto Raptors hoped.

This may have been what many fans and outside observers hoped for, as the team finally came to grips with their low ceiling and traded away Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby before they lost both this summer for nothing. They also lost enough games to be in position to keep their draft pick, finishing with the sixth-worst record in the league and trying not to trade a Top-6 protected pick.

While other teams jockey to make the playoffs and advance toward the ultimate prize of an NBA Championship, the Raptors turn their gaze to the offseason and beyond. Which players on the roster need to come back, and which ones are in line to walk away?

Trade Watch: Chris Boucher, Jalen McDaniels, Ochai Agbaji

As the Raptors reshape the roster, a number of players are candidates to be traded. Team President Masai Ujiri would likely trade anyone other than Scottie Barnes for the right price, but a few names are on official trade watch now that the season is complete.

Chris Boucher has been around for a long time (he's the last remaining member of the 2019 title team) but he's never become anything more than a backup center and the team needs to move on from his salary and rotation spot to take a better swing. Jalen McDaniels has been a disappointment since the Raptors signed him last summer but has another season under contract; Toronto may look to get off of his money. Finally, second-year wing Ochai Agbaji continues to disappoint and could be a throw-in on another deal.

What about the team's free agents? Will any of them be back, or are they likely to walk away this summer? Let's look at five players in no particular order who won't be back next season barring the unexpected and what the Raptors may be missing when they depart.