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Jonas Valanciunas likely to make debut Thursday

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03:26 PM ET 10.09 | Toronto Raptors fans will finally get a chance to see 2011 first-round draft pick Jonas Valanciunas in action on Thursday, as he is expected to make his preseason debut, according to Eric Koreen of the National Post. Valanciunas had been out of action after injuring his calf in a workout in late September. He spent last season overseas in Lithuania, where he averaged 10.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

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October 9, 2012  04:16 PM ET
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Another Post paper! Nothing but crap coming from the Post! NY Post, Denver Post, and now the National Post!

Not the same Post of companies.
At one time the National Post was far right but they ran into money problems.

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October 9, 2012  04:41 PM ET
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We've all been waiting for this moment with bated breath!

We have?....

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October 10, 2012  08:44 AM ET

If he only averaged 11ppg and 8rpg in Lithuania, do the Raptors really think he is going to be a very good player in the NBA?

October 10, 2012  10:10 AM ET
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If he only averaged 11ppg and 8rpg in Lithuania, do the Raptors really think he is going to be a very good player in the NBA?

at 19 years of age this kid plays big... This was his first year with LIMITED minutes for Lithuania... He's going to be a great player....

October 10, 2012  10:16 AM ET

Welcome To The Big Show, Bro.

October 10, 2012  11:05 AM ET
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Expect his numbers to drop significantly this season while he adapts to the NBA game.

ROFL!!

 
October 10, 2012  02:47 PM ET

10.8 points and 7.6
Come on up to the Toronto Raptors where mediocrity awaits...

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