Hedo Turkoglu Silently Accepts Bench Role

by March 31, 2010

These days, you won’t hear a negative peep out of Hedo about his new role on the Raptors, at least not publicly anyway. From the Toronto Star: “Like all good sons, Hedo Turkoglu will abide by the wishes of his dad. As he moves into a new role with the Raptors, a backup for now as the team makes its final push to the NBA playoffs, Turkoglu is done talking about roles and “ball” and his place in the big Toronto picture. For now, he’ll do what they want, and just play. ‘My dad told me silence is always a good solution,’ said Turkoglu, who once again will come off the bench when the Raptors face the Los Angeles Clippers at the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday night. ‘So from now on … “‘