Defensive Upside

Even during the pre-draft screenings, many scouts were raving about Bamba’s defensive upside. They all think the kid can become a perennial Defensive Player of the Year contender because of his physical tools and versatility to cover all positions. If the Raptors want another crack at an NBA title, they would need multiple defensive lynchpins. Bamba, Siakam and O.G Anunoby look like a very promising defensive trio for a starter.