Found December 17, 2013 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Alexis Ajinca
TEAMS: Toronto Raptors
Alexis Ajinca is on the verge of a two-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strabourg of France. The Pelicans and Strasbourg have agreed on the standard $575,000 buyout under NBA rules. Ajinca will sign a fully guaranteed two-year deal at the NBA minimum.

French center Ajinca heading to Pelicans

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RAPTORS PODCAST: RAPS TALK presented by HHJ & HHN Ep. 53 (12.17.2013)

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