Top 10 Players Toronto Raptors of All-Time

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6. Jose Calderon

Seasons in TOR:

8 (2005-2013)

Stats w/ the Raptors

10.0 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 7.2 APG, 1.0 Stocks, 48.1 FG%

Calderon is one of few Raptors to have playoff experience under his belt, 11 games to be exact. His best season with the Raptors came in 08-09, where he averaged 12.8 PPG, 8.9 APG, 2.9 RPG. Also, Calderon ranks third all-time in games played for the Raptors, only behind Morris Peterson and Chris Bosh. In addition, Calderon has the most assists all-time as a Raptor with 3,434, and there is no active player even close to this total. That might be his greatest feat as a member of the Toronto Raptors, if not his ridiculous 98 percent free-throw percentage (151-154) in the 2008-2009 season. The bad and almost sad part of Calderon’s game in Toronto was his atrocious defense. Most games, he simply didn’t try on that end of the court which is why many Raptors fans have a bad taste in their mouth when they think or talk about Jose Calderon. But, even with that said, what he did in Toronto can’t be overlooked by his lack of defensive effort.

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5. Morris Peterson

Seasons in TOR:

7 (2000-2007)

Stats w/ the Raptors

12.0 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 1.8 APG, 1.2 Stocks, 42.1 FG%

Morris Peterson is the “Iron Man” of the Toronto Raptors, having not only played the most games for the team (542), but the most consecutive games (371) as well. He never missed a game from Feb. 12, 2002, through Nov. 20, 2006. He could also defend the perimeter, hit three-pointers and swipe the ball with his quick hands. He had a great mind for defense and how to always keep his man in front of him. His array of circus shots are stuff of legends. Whether it was throwing the ball up while facing the opposite direction of the basket, or having his headband fall down his face and act as a blindfold, Peterson was no stranger to making the impossible possible(look up on Youtube, his videos are pretty entertaining). Beyond his incredible durability, Mo averaged 12/4/2 while playing in Canada which is good enough to crack the top 5 in Raptors history.

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4. Antonio Davis

Seasons in TOR:

6 (1999-2004)

Stats w/ the Raptors

12.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 1.7 APG, 1.8 Stocks, 42.6 FG%

Antonio Davis is one of only three players in franchise history—Vince Carter and Chris Bosh being the other two—to ever be named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Coming to Toronto was rejuvenating for Davis’ career. He was beginning to fall out of favor in Indiana, so being traded to the Raptors in a draft-day deal for Jonathan Bender back in 2000 was an opportunity for him to get a fresh start. He was brought in to be a leader to his younger teammates, providing a veteran voice in the locker room with years of experience on his resume. During an important 14-game stretch near the end of the 2001-02 season, Davis would help guide the Raptors to a 12-2 record with star player Vince Carter out of action. That final push helped the team secure the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference and one of the final few playoff spots. Over that span, Davis would average over 18 points, eight rebounds and one block per game. All that, plus a 6 season average of 13 and 9 makes Antonio Davis the greatest center the Toronto Raptors have ever had and you’ll find few who think otherwise.

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