May 8, 2017, 7:43 am
“Of course, but at the end of the day guys have said ‘I want to be a Raptor,’ ‘I want to be back’ and at the end of the day they don’t, they go elsewhere,” Patterson said. The Raptors have three other free agents in Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker that they will likely look ahead before thinking of Patterson. It was a disappointing overall season for 2Pat, averaging just 6.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.4 rebounds. He also had some knee issues during the year that could explain his poor production during the playoffs. Depending on where he ends up next year, his value could see a nice boost.