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Raptors Power Ranking Poll Week 1: Who watches the champions?

It’s possible to think on the Raptors as they are right now and decide that we’ve seen the best it will ever get. I’m not saying I subscribe to this idea, just that it’s possible. At the start of a new NBA season, every team’s goal is to win a championship. For some, this is a hopeless dream, a concept in need of an appended “some day”; for others it’s a journey in progress with an end perhaps right around the corner; and for still others, like these Raptors, it is a thing done, a finished task, a perfect memory.