Relaxed Bennett getting results

Anthony Bennett of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes a breather during NBA action against the Toronto...

Anthony Bennett of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes a breather during NBA action against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ont. on Friday February 21, 2014. (DAVE ABEL/QMI Agency)

RYAN WOLSTAT, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:15 AM ET

Having survived a trying start to his NBA career, Anthony Bennett returned to his home town full of confidence and on the upswing.

Canada's first No. 1 overall NBA draft pick, a Jane and Finch native who later moved to Brampton, had off-season surgery that prevented him from coming into camp in shape.

The results weren't good. The critics were out in force as Bennett struggled mightily and the truly foolish even wrote off a player who had emerged as one of the NCAA's top players as a freshman just a year earlier.


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