Found August 06, 2013 on
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The Toronto Raptors have continued to revamp their roster for the 2013-14 season by signing the free-agent forward, Austin Daye.
The Raptors are keen to build on last season’s relative success when, despite having an overall losing record, they did at least have a winning home record for the first time since 2009. However, they still surprised fans who bet on NBA by finishing at the foot of the Atlantic Division standings, having a 34-48 overall record but a 21-20 record at home.
Daye has appeared in 237 regular-season games (24 starts) with Detroit and Memphis averaging 5.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 15.4 minutes.
In 55 appearances for the Grizzlies last season, Daye, who was a first-round pick (15th overall) by Detroit in the 2009 NBA Draft, contributed 4.5 points and 2.2 rebounds.
He left the Pistons and joined the Grizzlies just over six months ago as part of the three-team deal that brought Rudy Gay to Toronto.
As well as signing Daye, Toronto have, during the 2013 off-season, tr...
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Alexis Ajinca has agreed to sign with Strasbourg of France.
Ajinca will have an out to sign an NBA contract until September 30.
Ajinca returned to France during the lockout after playing 71 career NBA games over three seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks and Toronto Raptors.
Two new eras will begin simultaneously when the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors take the court against each other to begin the season.
That is the opening-night matchup for Brad Stevens‘ Celtics, Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe reports. It is unclear whether the game will be in Boston or Toronto, but one thing is clear: The days of the Celtics being a marquee matchup on the...
Via the Globe:
Two NBA sources told the Globe that the Celtics will open their 2013-14 season against the Toronto Raptors. The official NBA schedule is set to be released tonight at 6 p.m.
You want a reality check? There it is.
In the Garnett era, the Celtics have opened against the Cavs (and LeBron James) twice, The Knicks (and Carmelo Anthony), and then Miami twice.
Per Gary Washburn.
The #celtics will open their 2013-14 season and the Brad Stevens era against the Toronto #Raptors, according to two NBA sources
— gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) August 6, 2013
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