The city of Toronto and the player himself were shocked and disheartened when the Raptors traded Demar DeRozan away to the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA All-Star was the team’s franchise player and many believed Toronto’s team made a mistake. A former Toronto Raptor All-Star feels differently though. Tracy McGrady believes San Antonio and DeRozan are a “perfect situation”.
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DeRozan is now considered by some to be a real dark horse MVP due to his game play being able to be opened up on San Antonio.
It’s the most well-rounded DeRozan has been in his prime. On a team that could sustain its 47-win run from last season, he’s a superstar leading his team to the playoffs. He is, acknowledging Anthony Davis and Steph Curry and the other elite starts that rank above DeRozan’s, a true dark-horse MVP candidate.The Ringer