Toronto Raptors: Ranking every contract from best to worst
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By Vimal Sivakumar

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Grading both talent level and contract situation. We took a look at the Toronto Raptors roster and ranked every contract from best to worst.

Note: This article will exclude assessments of the team’s “cap holds”: Fred VanVleet, Lucas Nogueira and Lorenzo Brown

Starting with Toronto’s contracts that “missed the cut” (contracts for players where it is too premature to judge them as “valuable” or “harmful”), then progressing from the best deals to the worst ones, we will explore the different reasons why some contracts are better than others.

All Raptors contract numbers from “Toronto Raptors Team Payroll” ( and all other salary information from <a...

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