Raptors aim to toughen up

Newly acquired Tyler Hansbrough (left) will be relied on to bring toughness to the Raptors this...

Newly acquired Tyler Hansbrough (left) will be relied on to bring toughness to the Raptors this coming season. (REUTERS)

MIKE GANTER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:20 PM ET

If there is one word Dwane Casey will not have associated with his team this season, it’s the word ‘soft.’

Or any variation of that word.

In Casey’s world, a soft team is a team that is not playing well defensively, and Casey already saw that team last season. He is determined never to see that again.


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