Dan Tolzman scoffed at the notion OG Anunoby is unhappy with his role within the Toronto Raptors.
Have you heard anything about Anunoby being unhappy, I asked.
“Not at all,” the Raptors assistant general manager said Wednesday afternoon. “Those sorts of discussions and feelings are a little above my paygrade, but I can tell you from my seat, yeah, it’s definitely something that I have no comment on, because I don’t see any reason why any of that’s real.”
It was the first comment from the organization since Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer suggested he’d heard Anunoby was upset from rival organizations.
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“Two sources with knowledge of the dynamic told B/R that Anunoby has not directly expressed discontent with his situation with the Raptors. Perhaps the conversation around him has been driven more by external interest in acquiring the fifth-year forward’s services,” Fischer reported .
Anunoby’s name has reportedly been floated by other front offices but Toronto has shown no interest in trading the 6-foot-7 forward this summer. Raptors president Masai Ujiri said he plans to keep the roster intact for next year and will use the mid-level exception to make minor moves to improve the team.
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