Great job on the Rudy Gay trade, Raptors GM Masai Ujiri

Masai Ujiri has dumped two awful contracts in his short reign as Raptors GM. (CRAIG ROBERTSON/QMI...

Masai Ujiri has dumped two awful contracts in his short reign as Raptors GM. (CRAIG ROBERTSON/QMI Agency)

Mike Ganter, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:24 AM ET

LOS ANGELES - Take a bow Masai Ujiri.

That’s twice in the matter of a little over five months you have shocked us.

First you find a taker for Andrea Bargnani that actually brings picks back — nevermind the living, breathing bodies that came along — and then you unload what most of us considered an impossible contract to move.

After the haul you got in the Carmelo Anthony deal during your Denver days, we should never have doubted you, but in all honesty, we did.

It’s not that either man you dealt didn’t have value. It’s almost comical the way the fanbase dismisses a 20-point a game scorer like Gay as if he’s run-of-the -mill, but that’s a completely different story for another day.

It’s just that the warts on Bargnani were so obvious and off-putting and Gay’s contract was such a tough sell we didn’t think you would find a taker for either.

But we also have the strong feeling you are only getting started.

We won’t use the term “tank” here beca


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