Raptors Sign James Johnson

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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed free-agent forward James Johnson. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.

“We are happy to have James return to our club,” said Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri. “He provides us with size at small forward and gives us additional depth up front.”

Johnson, 6-foot-9, 245 pounds, originally joined the Raptors on February 22, 2011 in a trade with the Chicago Bulls. In 87 games (65 starts) from 2010-12, he averaged 9.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 26.0 minutes in a Toronto uniform. ...

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Raptors Re-Sign Greivis Vasquez

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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have re-signed restricted free-agent guard Greivis Vasquez. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.

“Greivis’ passion for the Raptors and Toronto is wonderful,” said Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri. “He is a versatile player who provides us with energy and depth.”

In 61 appearances with Toronto during the 2013-14 campaign, Vasquez averaged 9.5 points, 3.7 assists and 21.5 minutes. He upped his averages to 16.4 points, 5.6 assists and 37.2 minutes in his five starts for the Raptors.

Vasquez, 6-foot-6, 200 pounds, was acquired ...

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DeRozan Added To USA Basketball Training Camp Roster

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USA Basketball announced Monday that Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been added to the 2014-16 Men’s National Team roster. DeRozan will be among the 19 players participating at the team’s Las Vegas training camp July 28 through August 1, from which the 2014 USA World Cup Team will be selected

DeRozan completed his fifth season in the NBA and ranked ninth in scoring with a career-high 22.7 points, fourth in free throws made (519) and fourth in minutes played (38.1). He also set career highs for rebounds (4.3), assists (4.0) ...

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Raptors Re-Sign Patrick Patterson

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The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday they have re-signed restricted free-agent forward Patrick Patterson. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.

“We were very pleased with what Patrick brought to us both on the court and in the locker room last season,” said Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri. “We are delighted that Patrick wanted to return to the Raptors and we look forward to his contributions as he helps us build a consistent winner in Toronto.”

Patterson averaged 9.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 23.3 minutes in 48 outings with the ...

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Raptors Deal Novak To Jazz

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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have traded forward Steve Novak and a future second-round draft choice to the Utah Jazz for point guard Diante Garrett.

Novak averaged 3.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 10.0 minutes in 54 games during the 2013-14 season. He shot a team-best .426 (52-for-122) from three-point range. Novak appeared in four games in the first-round playoff series with Brooklyn where he was held scoreless in 15 minutes.

The Raptors acquired Novak in a July 10, 2013 deal with New York. The Raptors sent forward Andrea Bargnani to the ...

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Raptors Re-Sign Kyle Lowry

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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have re-signed free-agent point guard Kyle Lowry to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.

“We made it known that our top priority heading into the offseason was to re-sign Kyle,” said Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri. “He was a key to our success last season and we are delighted that he wants to be here in Toronto to help us continue to build a championship program.”

The eight-year veteran played a key role in leading the Raptors to a ...

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Kyle Lowry Press Conference Announcement

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WHEN:  Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 10 a.m.

WHAT:  News conference with Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri and guard Kyle Lowry to announce Lowry’s

re-signing with the Raptors.
WHERE:  Real Sports Bar and Grill, Maple Leaf Square, 15 York Street. Media should enter through the main entrance.

***The Raptors encourage fans to attend the event***

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Raptors Sign First-Round Pick Bruno Caboclo

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2014 first-round pick will join team for 2014 Samsung NBA Summer League

The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have signed forward Bruno Caboclo (cuh-BO-clo) to his rookie scale contract. He is under contract through the 2015-16 season, with two team option years to follow. The Raptors selected the 18-year-old Brazilian with the 20th overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Caboclo, 6-foot-9, 205 pounds, was the Most Valuable Player at the 2013 Basketball Without Borders Americas. He played in 16 games ...

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Raptors Announce 2014 NBA Summer League Roster

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The Toronto Raptors announced Monday their 15-man roster for the 2014 Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. First-round draft pick Bruno Caboclo (cuh-BO-clo) and second-round selection DeAndre Daniels will join recently acquired Lucas Nogueira (new-GAY-ruh) on this year’s squad. Assistant coach Jesse Mermuys will serve as the team’s head coach.

Caboclo makes his NBA Summer League debut after being chosen 20th overall by Toronto in last month’s NBA Draft. Caboclo played in 16 games this past season with Pinheiros (Sao Paulo) where he contributed 4.9 points and 3.1 rebounds. In ...

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Raptors Acquire Williams, Nogueira From Atlanta

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The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they have acquired guard Lou Williams and the draft rights to centre Lucas Nogueira (new-GAY-ruh) from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for guard-forward John Salmons and a 2015 second-round draft pick.

Williams, 6-foot-2, 175 pounds, averaged 10.4 points, 3.5 assists and 24.1 minutes in 60 games last season for the Hawks. He signed with Atlanta as a free agent July 12, 2012. The nine-year NBA veteran was drafted out of South Gwinnett High School by Philadelphia in the second round ...

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