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With the de­par­ture of DeMar DeRozan, and the seem­ing rent-aplayer sit­u­a­tion that is Kawhi Leonard, the Toronto Rap­tors could use some pos­i­tive PR head­ing into the new sea­son. And they got it in the most in­no­cent of fash­ion when Rap­tors guard Fred VanVleet dropped in unan­nounced at a pickup bas­ket­ball game near Bayview and York Mills last month. In­sta­gram videos taken by some of the play­ers on hand have been viewed thou­sands of times, and the in­ci­dent pro­vided just the right amount of com­mu­nity hype the team needed.

Rap­tors guard and new PR guru Fred VanVleet

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