Great performance by Pops. He's done it before in limited minutes.
It is truly ludicrous that he is battling for a spot after what he has shown hre and his first stint with the Raptors. That would would be 37 rebounds in just 40 minutes of playing time and 18 points.
Mbenga, who ws signed by theHornets haqs something like 2 rebounds and 2 points a game average in his celebrated career. The Wizards signed a longtimeNBA player like that.
Really has to be the fault of his agent, who only has one NBA player (this year) aqnd no leverage as someone pointed out. the NBA isn't based on ability, hustle, desire or all-around decency, it seems to be centered around having a contracts. And varous contract and sslary cap manueverings that have nothing to do with playing basketball.
Pops got in this yeaer late, after the strange deal in Spain, where having decided to go international, he passed up Maccabi Tel Aviv, a much better fit for him. Greig didn't serve him well with that (unless he rigged the exaM