Lenny-Wilkens

Last year, around this time, when Lenny Wilkens met his demise as the Raptors’ head coach, yours truly wrote that his ultimate legacy as a Hall of Fame player and coach would remain secure despite his difficulties in Toronto. I also suggested that “the book” on the remaining members of Canada’s only NBA basketball club, like the General Manager, Glen Grunwald, was still being written and that, given his own role in the team’s failute, he woudl be lucky to attain the overall basketball success Wilkens had. I had serious doubts about Grunwald’s prospects. Now that Grunwald has been fired and my apparent clairvoyance confirmed, I am not about to brag.

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