Everybody knows Kyle Lowry will go down as the best Toronto Raptors member of all time, but the second one after him is up for debate–with DeMar DeRozan making a strong case. Heck, some could even argue it’s Kawhi Leonard after he led the franchise to its lone NBA title in 2019. However, Fred VanVleet has another person in mind.

According to FVV, that honor should go to Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri.

“Kyle Lowry is obviously the greatest Raptor of all time and number two might be Masai,” Fred VanVleet said after Toronto’s final game of the season, per Aaron Rose of Sports Illustrated.

There might be some bias on his statement, though. After all, since coming to the team in 2016, Ujiri has extended two contracts to him, the latest one a four-year, $85 million deal in 2020.

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“He paid me twice so you’ll never hear me say anything bad about him,” the Raptors guard hilariously added.

For what it’s worth, it’s not wrong to consider Masai Ujiri as the second-greatest Raptor ever. Since joining the front office in 2013, the team has seen a resurgence. After they struggled to beat LeBron James’ Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers teams in the postseason, he made the bold move of trading DeRozan and acquiring Leonard in 2018.

Aside from Leonard, he made some key acquisitions like the addition of Marc Gasol that helped propel the Raptors to the promised land.

When talking about the greatest members of an organization, fans always look at players. Nonetheless, in the Raptors’ case, FVV might be right: maybe we should take a look at the front office and the key man in transforming the organization.