When the Raptors drafted Delon Wright with the 20th pick this summer, it made sense. Last season, the team's All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry broke down under a huge offensive and defensive burden. He's also almost 30 years old. It was fair for the Raps' to look to the future and begin grooming a future backup or, maybe, starter.
Then Toronto signed Cory Joseph and suddenly Wright found himself way out of the rotation. He's poked his head into four games so far this season, for a total of 10 minutes, zero points and four rebounds. As with Bruno Caboclo, minutes with the 905 in the D-League would be a productive thing. So it's a win for Wright, who finally gets to play heavier minutes, and it's a win for the Raptors who can now evaluate in some part what they have with their rookie point guard.
Wright will be available for the 905's game against the Idaho Stampede at the Hershey Centre on Wednesday night at 7:30pm.
Just one more reason to watch the 905 this season. What do you guys think of the move?