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    "The four-year $42 million US agreement would not be unmanageable for a trade partner looking to pick up a prolific, scoring big man to serve as a secondary option." (Raptors’ head towards rebuild with focus on youth movement | The Toronto Observer)

    Isn't the comma after "prolific" wrong?

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    Re: Comma

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    "The four-year $42 million US agreement would not be unmanageable for a trade partner looking to pick up a prolific, scoring big man to serve as a secondary option." (Raptorsí head towards rebuild with focus on youth movement*|*The Toronto Observer)

    Isn't the comma after "prolific" wrong?

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    Yes, it is. I'd put one after "unmanageable" though.

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    Re: Comma

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I'd put one after "unmanageable" though.
    There's no reason to do that. It's fine without a comma.

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    Re: Comma

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    "The four-year $42 million US agreement would not be unmanageable for a trade partner looking to pick up a prolific, scoring big man to serve as a secondary option." (Raptorsí head towards rebuild with focus on youth movement*|*The Toronto Observer)

    Isn't the comma after "prolific" wrong?

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    I'd be more worried about, "But, trades are easier said than done and lots of sports fans like to assume to role general manager."
    And it took five writers to produce this short article!

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    Re: Comma

    I think the comma is good because both adjectives express the same idea.

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