In The Scrum With Jonas Valanciunas

Shortly after being selected with the No. 5 over-all pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, new Raptor Jonas Valanciunas spoke to Toronto media for the first time via conference call. Calling in from New York, Valanciunas talked about his idol, Arvydas Sabonis, and addresses complications pertaining to his buyout from his Lithuanian club.

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Ben Fisher Ben Fisher has covered the NBA for HOOPSADDICT.com and contributed to the Toronto Raptors' Gameday souvenir program. He has also written on the NHL, MLB, Olympic Winter Games and the ATP and WTA tennis tours.

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