Raps' Bargnani to Knicks when trade approved

Toronto Raptors centre Andrea Bargnani (7) reacts to a call during the second half of their NBA...

Toronto Raptors centre Andrea Bargnani (7) reacts to a call during the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 7, 2012. (REUTERS)

MIKE GANTER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:47 AM ET

The focus of fan discontent is no longer a Raptor.

Andrea Bargnani, who more than any other Raptor became the focal point of a disappointed fan base’s wrath is, pending league approval, on his way to the New York Knicks for a much bigger haul than most of us thought he would bring.

Word last night was league approval would now not come without some tweaking, but by all accounts, both sides remain motivated to see the deal through and expect it will be once the moratorium is lifted on July 10.


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