December 8, 2012
State of Raptors embarrassing: Colangelo
By MIKE GANTER, QMI Agency
The sunny California afternoon under blue skies certainly didn’t match the mood of the discussion.
Raptors president and general manager Bryan Colangelo, who joined the team for the final two games of what is now an 0-3 road trip, is not a happy camper. He sat down with a couple of beat writers on the UCLA campus as players and coaches who had just completed a practice headed for the team bus.
The team Colangelo and his staff has put together reached the quarter pole of the season having won just four of 20 games when he and everyone else believed they should be challenging for a playoff spot.
Colangelo was candid, but guarded throughout in the five minute discussion.
“It’s not a comfortable situation for anybody,” he said. “We are obviously mired in a funk. The team took some pretty devastating blows early and often in the season. It has resulted in this situation, but this situation is, I have to think from all standards, unacceptable. It’s disappointing. I