September 3, 2016, 12:45 pm
In an interview on siriusXM, Raptors head coach Dwane Casey says this is a “huge year” for center Jonas Valanciunas.
“He has taken another step and there is another step he can take,” Casey said of Valanciunas. “This is a huge year for him.” Everyone has been wondering when the big man will have that breakout year for the Raptors. Last season the big man averaged 12.8 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. In the playoffs we saw an uptick in his numbers, as he averaged 13.8 points and 10.8 rebounds per game.