Cory Joseph just taught us all something sound about professionalism.
The Toronto native and Toronto Raptors guard became one of the league’s cheerier stories in 2015-16 upon returning to his hometown team and contributing 8.5 points a game as a super-sub in the Raptors’ move toward yet another Atlantic title. Joseph has moved the average up to 8.6 points in slightly fewer minutes this year, but was recently removed from the rotation by coach Dwane Casey as the Raps try to figure out the root causes of a 2-8 midseason swoon.
Joseph could have pouted, upon hearing of the demotion that knocked him down from 26.1 minutes per game in his ten contests leading up to Friday night’s game in Orlando, to just six minutes off the bench (with zero points scored) in Toronto’s loss to the Magic on Friday night.
He could have complained, but Cory Joseph was raised Canadian. HeRead More »from Cory Joseph promises he won't pout about his Toronto demotion, because 'that’s un-Canadian-like'