theScore’s Glenn Schiiler recently sat down with Jose Calderon for what is probably the best Calderon interview you’ve ever seen or heard. Among the topics discussed are Calderon’s time in Toronto, his early language barrier with Sam Mitchell, the 2007 and 2008 playoff trips, trade rumours, the up and down nature of the NBA and of course, his commitment to the city of Toronto and the Raptors organization.

Whether you like Jose as a player or not, whether you believe he should be here next year or not, this interview is yet another indication of Calderon’s highly touted character.

Here it is:

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Scott will have his usual Game Thread up for Raptors/Hornets later, and I’ll provide six thoughts on the game once it’s over.