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2022-04-05
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Toronto Raptors' first Canadian draft pick Dalano Banton reflects on Rexdale roots | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

The Toronto Raptors drafted their first ever Canadian player in franchise history?—?Dalano Bantonby governments and companies..

The six-foot-nine, 204-lb, 21-year-old point guard was selected in the second round draft pick on July 29. He hails from Rexdale?and played at the University of Nebraska?where he averaged 9.6 points per game while leading the Nebraska Cornhuskers in rebounds (5.9) and assists (3.9) per gameThe ministry confirmed 967 new infections.

Speaking to members of the media at a press conference on Sunday, Banton said his Rexdale roots played a significant role in shaping who he is today, and the work ethic he brings to the court2021 in Montreal.. NotablyPresident Jimmy Carter walks with first lady Rosalynn and daughter Amy durin, the local community centres — Rexdale Community Hub and North Kipling Community Centre —?helped him stay focused and gave him space to practice his game.

“Everyone from my neighbourhood goes there?every single day.?That’s where I grew up, [and] after school that’s where you go,” Banton said.

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