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The annual visit to The Great White North is upon us.

Speaking of white, I just realized Sacramento has the least Caucasian team in the Pacific Division, possibly the league.

Let's investigate Western Conference whiteness:

Golden State - Mike Dunleavy Jr., Troy Murphy, Andris Biedrins, Zarko Cabarkapa.

Phoenix - Steve Nash, Pat Burke, Nikoloz Tskitishvili.

LA Lakers - Chris Mihm, Luke Walton, Slava Medvedenko, Sasha Vujacic.

LA Clippers - Yaroslav Korolev, Zeljko Rebraca, Chris Kaman.

Seattle - Luke Ridnour, Vladmir Radmanovic, Vitaly Potapenko, Robert Swift.

Denver - Linas Kleiza, Eduardo Najera.

Minnesota - Marko Jaric, Richie Frahm, Mark Madsen.

Utah - Andrei Kirilenko, Matt Harpring, Gordan Giricek, Greg Ostertag, Mehmet Okur.

Portland - Steve Blake, Viktor Khryapa, Sergei Monia, Joel Pryzbilla.

Memphis - Pau Gasol, Mike Miller, Brian Cardinal, Jake Tsakalidis.

Dallas - Dirk Nowitski, Keith Van Horn, Pavel Podkolzin.

NOOCH - Jackson Vroman, Maciej Lampe, Arvydas Macijauskas, Bostjan Nachbar.

San Antonio - Manu Ginobili, Brent Barry, Rasho Nesterovic, Fabricio Oberto, Beno Udrih.

Houston - Ryan Bowen, Bob Sura, Jon Barry.

Sacramento - Brad Miller.

Who knew?

To the color-blind lineups!

TORONTO
PG - Mike James
SG - Jalen Rose? Morris Peterson?
SF - Joey Graham? Morris Peterson?
PF - Chris Bosh
C  - Rafael Araujo

SACTOWN
PG - MB10
SG - #23
SF - #93
PF - K-9
C  - B-52

The line: -1.5. Yep, this team is a favorite. Feel the winds of change.

Fun bet o' the night: Will Bonzi get a smell of minutes? (He's been day-to-day since midweek and completed his first full practice on Friday.) I say no. Wait til Tuesday at home.

Sideshow most likely to be entertaining: This game should have absolutely no interest around it. But I guarantee that if the Kings win or Artest scores 20+, it'll be capsuled in the first 10 minutes of SportsCenter.

Best matchup: Bosh vs. K-9/Reef. With lots of backside help from Ron-Ron.

Four o'clock West Coast start time. Let's win one for the Ron-Ron!