Marc Gasol was extremely confused by Kyle Lowry's pregame ritual

Right down the centre Masai Ujiri strikes a balance with Gasol acquisition

Right down the centre Masai Ujiri strikes a balance with Gasol acquisition

Playing just his second game for the Raptors, and first in Toronto, Gasol scored nine of the Raptors' first 11 points in a key stretch of the fourth quarter against the Brooklyn Nets, including a three-pointer that gave Toronto a seven-point lead and brought the fans at Scotiabank Arena out of their seats.

Calderon, who played the first seven-and-a-half seasons of his National Basketball Association career with the Raptors, now plays for the Detroit Pistons.

"I'm playing the season right now, but I'll just talk to people to see what I want to do, " Leonard said after his first Garden visit Saturday with the Raptors.

The Toronto Raptors acquired Marc Gasol in a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies last week, and in his first home game with the team, the fans were quick to show their appreciation for the former All-Star forward.

This season, Gasol is averaging 15.6 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 4.7 assists.

The team will sign veteran point guard Jeremy Lin once he clears waivers in a couple of days after he was bought out by the Atlanta Hawks. "We're going to get there".

For the first time in his career, Gasol is coming off the bench for a Raptors team that's stacked with talent.

"They told me all great things about the organization and the city, so I couldn't be more excited about it", Gasol said.

Based on his performance, it didn't appear to concern him very much at all.

After years of being the biggest star in Memphis, his debut with Toronto was the first time he watched the opening tip of an National Basketball Association game while healthy from the sidelines since December 26, 2008. Although he hadn't been with the team long, the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year looked comfortable patrolling the defensive end and quickly contributed to the offence.

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