Passion and love

“He wanted another chance to play for the Raptors. And if his contract wasn’t so big, that might have been an option. As it was, the only choice for the Raptors — financially and competitively — was to buy him out and move on. Yesterday Williams lamented how the game’s economic reality sometimes ‘exes out’ what he called ‘the morals of life.’ For many players, we’d suggest $40-plus million (U.S.) in career earnings will soothe his hurt. For Williams, we’re not so sure.Toronto Star’s Dave Feschuk, on Toronto point guard Alvin Williams

Alvin Williams