Rough game for Raptors rookie Caboclo

Raptors big man Lucas Nogueira goes up for a dunk against the Denver Nuggets during Summer League....

Raptors big man Lucas Nogueira goes up for a dunk against the Denver Nuggets during Summer League. Nogueira tried to comfort rookie Bruno Caboclo after being dunked on. (AFP)

Ryan Wolstat, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:42 AM ET

LAS VEGAS - You just knew things were going too well for Bruno Caboclo as he transitions to the NBA.

Sure enough, the Brazilian rookie had his worst day at the office yet on Monday.

First his security blanket, advisor/agent/translator Eduardo Resende went home — after months at Caboclo’s side — then, the Raptors got obliterated 88-57 by Dallas at Summer League, with Caboclo committing seven turnovers and five fouls.

Worse, for the youngster, was the extremely rude welcome to North America C.J. Fair gave him on a wicked slam dunk that back in the day would have ended up on a poster somewhere.

Caboclo, quietly fuming previously due to the lopsided score, bolted right to the bench furious and crushed while teammate and fellow Brazilian Lucas Nogueira gave him some words of encouragement.

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