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Chris Bosh chooses Miami over Toronto

“A golden opportunity,” says ex-Raptor


 

It’s official, Raptors fans: Chris Bosh is a goner. The leading scorer and rebounder in franchise history confirmed this morning that he plans to sign a lucrative contract with the Miami Heat, where he will team up with fellow all-star Dwayne Wade. “We’ve wanted to play with each other and we have a golden opportunity to that,” Bosh told ESPN. “I wanted to choose the best situation for me and my family and Miami was the best decision for me.” It’s not clear yet whether it’s the best decision for Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo. An unrestricted free agent, Bosh is eligible for a five-year deal worth up to US$90 million. But if he agrees to work with the Raptors on a sign-and-trade package, he could snag a six-year deal worth up to US$120 million—and score some players in return for his former team. The Raps have yet to hear from Bosh’s people, so they’re not sure which option he’ll choose. Either way, though, his Raptors days are over. As Chuck Swirsky would say: “Oh my Bosh!”

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Chris Bosh chooses Miami over Toronto

  1. Tragic….I just hope he knows, while he leaves, that Toronto made Bosh…if it was not for our struggling franchise we would have never needed someone to step up after Vince. Where would have bosh been? A championship contender Detroit with 8 minutes per game when Detroit is up by 20? Just remember that Bosh…Just remember that…

  2. I think it is discusting that Bosh and these superstars need to take the Easy way to the title. take a look bacvk at a classy guy like Michael Jordan…..he stayed with his tem through all of the tough years before he made Chicago a dynasty. No he did not bail out to make a championship team with a couple of other Superstars.

    Both Bosh and James should be ashamed of themselves….I hope that they are booed off every court that they play on ( except of course Miami ).

  3. i thought that Chris was a great player for Toronto and a smart decent man. Now I'm not sure about smart??? Yes, leave the Raptors Chris but why would you think you could have success with the egomaniac king. Within two years you will wish you could leave his royal highness' circus. Poor Chris!

  4. Bosh shows his true colors! Just like every greedy nba player he choses the easy road and teams up with2 other greedy stars. and I also have to mention that Mr. Bosh is one of the ugliest people on earth. Nice horse Face Bosh you gold digger!

  5. Wait a minute. In 2009 he said “Raptors is my team forever”. But in 2010 he leaves. I remember when i was 7 i saw bosh at wal-mart just shopping with his girlfriend, but now, if i ever see him again i’ll be begging on my nees for him to come back