Thursday, May 05, 2016 01:44 AM
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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday that head coach Dwane Casey has been named NBA Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for December. This is the first time Casey has won the honour. He joins Lenny Wilkens (April 2002) and Sam Mitchell (January 2007) as the only Raptors coaches to be named Coach
The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have exercised the third-year team options on the Rookie Scale Contracts of centre Jonas Valanciunas and guard Terrence Ross. The contracts for Valanciunas and Ross are now guaranteed through the 2014-15 season. In accordance with the league’s Collective
The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed free-agent forward Austin Daye. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.
Daye, 6-foot-11, 200 pounds, has appeared in 237 regular-season games (24 starts) with Detroit and Memphis averaging 5.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 15.4
The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they have signed free-agent point guard D.J. Augustin (aug-us-TEEN). Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Adding a young, experienced point guard to our roster was one of our objectives going into this off-season,” said Raptors
USA Basketball announced Wednesday that Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been selected to participate in the Men’s National Team mini-camp this summer. The camp will be held July 22-25 in Las Vegas and includes a total of 27 players.
DeRozan completed his fourth season the NBA and set career
Becomes fifth GM in team history
The Toronto Raptors announced Friday that the club has signed Masai Ujiri as its General Manager. Ujiri, 42, was recently named the NBA’s Executive of the Year in his capacity as Executive Vice-President of Basketball Operations for the Denver Nuggets. He replaces
Colangelo remains with team as President
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment President and CEO Tim Leiweke announced Tuesday that he has revamped the senior leadership of the Toronto Raptors in preparation for next season. Bryan Colangelo has had his contract extended as the team’s President and
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