Masai Ujiri Isn’t Worried About Being Popular

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“For me, I’ll always go with the best (available) talent. We did our due diligence. I went to Brazil three times to see him. Jeff (Weltman) went a couple of times. Our scouts went a few times to see him. We felt comfortable. A few days ago we took Coach Casey and we worked him out in Houston. Coach Casey and Jama (Mahlalela) worked him out and felt comfortable, too.

“I’m not here trying to be popular; that’s not what’s important to me. I’m trying to look out for the organization long-term and I think long-term we’ll look at Bruno (Caboclo) and say at least he has a chance (to be something special).”

Masai Ujiri Talking About Critics Who Claimed Bruno Caboclo Was A Reach

Masai Ujiri Talks About Bruno Caboclo

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Masai Ujiri told the media he’s not worried about making the popular pick, talked how he discovered Bruno Caboclo and explained that he felt Cabolco could make an impact on the team next season.

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Dwane Casey Raves About Tyler Ennis And Bruno Caboclo

Dwane Casey talked with the media after the Toronto Raptors drafted Bruno Caboclo and DeAndre Daniels.

Casey raved about what he saw during a workout from Caboclo in Houston last week, admitted Toronto tried to grab Ennis and Caboclo, admitted Toronto was worried about Phoenix stealing Caboclo after Leandro Barbosa gave the Suns some valuable intel and he expects Caboclo to contribute next season for the Raptors.