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What happened: Bryan Colangelo stunned just about everybody, including most mock draft experts, by selecting forward Terrence Ross at the eight overall spot. He was projected at 13th by Espn and 15th by DraftExpress, yet the Raptors took the gamble.

How it went down: After Raptors’ coveted Dion Waiters, Damian Lillard and Harrison Barnes were taken- all the while with the much higher touted Austin Rivers, Jeremy Lamb and big man Andre Drummond still on the board- David Stern made the announcement.

What He Did Last Year: Playing with the Washington Huskies in the Ncaa last year, sophomore averaged 15.3 points on 45 per cent shooting while adding 6.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists for a team that made the National Invitation Tournament.

The Good: He’s a versatile player best suited to play small forward, though he’s a better shooter than attacker, averaging over five three-pointers a game. At 6’6 190 LBs, Ross’s athleticism »

- Harlan Nemers

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