“I want to thank Trump for making Toronto an unbelievable destination for athletes.”
— Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri, while accepting Sports Media Canada award, via Donnovan Bennett.
Before you go off on your pro-Trump/socialized medicine sucks rant in the comments, admit this: That’s a funny line. That’s why we’re running it.
Like every other GM in the NBA, he will use whatever advantages he has to sell his team to prospective free agents. This could be part of that. Maybe. Then the player will choose the place that offers the most money, as basically always happens.