TORONTO – The Raptors paid tribute to Charles Oakley on Friday night, handing out bobbleheads to the first 5,000 fans.
Oakley played 208 games for Toronto between 1998 and 2001. Oakley, 51, was asked if he could have imagined having a bobblehead day.
“Well, I had a head so you never know what could happen,” he said before the game against Miami. “It’s great to come back up here and see the guys.”
But the power forward who also played for Chicago, New York, Washington and Houston in a career that stretched from 1985-2004 had little good to say about today’s game.
“Who do I like watching? It’s hard to watch,” he said. “I don’t know, it’s just, it’s a different game. It’s some good games and a lot of bad games. More bad games than good games.”
Subscribe to the sports newsletter
Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.