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The Toronto Raptors reportedly reached agreement on a one-year contract with center Aaron Gray on Saturday.
The 7-foot Gray appeared in 41 games with the New Orleans Hornets last season, averaging 3.2 points and 4.2 rebounds.
A second-round pick of the Chicago Bulls in 2007, he has averaged 3.6 points and 3.5 rebounds in parts of five seasons.
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The Toronto Raptors announced Sunday they have signed free-agent centre Aaron Gray. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.
Gray played for the New Orleans Hornets in the 2010-11 season, averaging 3.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and a career-high 13.0 minutes. He shot .566 (56-99) from the field in his 41 appearances, including six in a [...]
The Toronto Raptors have signed their first Canadian player in the franchise’s 16-year history, inking veteran forward Jamaal Magloire Friday.
Magloire, who played with the Miami Heat last season, is a native of Toronto. He’s averaged 7.5 points and 6.6 rebounds during his 11-year NBA career, playing for the Hornets, Bucks, Trail Blazers, Nets, Mavericks, and Heat.
NBA fans everywhere have been curious what exactly the league office meant when they vetoed the Laker/Hornets/Rockets trade involving point guard Chris Paul. Here is a statement issued by commissioner David Stern explaining why the trade was nixed, per SB Nation: “Since the NBA purchased the New Orleans Hornets, final responsibility for significant management decisions lies [...]
Dell Demps had kept NBA VP Stu Jackson briefed on talks throughout the process and David Stern had promised not to interfere in the Paul situation.
The Toronto Raptors have reportedly acquired Mickael Pietrus from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for a conditional second round pick.
Pietrus split time between the Magic and Suns last season, averaging 7.2 points, 2.2 rebounds and a field goal percentage just over 39 per cent in over 19 minutes a game.
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Criticism of the NBA's squashing of a potential Chris Paul trade is pouring in from around the league. The New Orleans Hornets, owned by the league, had agreed to a three-team trade Thursday that would have sent their All-Star point guard to the Los Angeles Lakers. But the league killed the deal, denying the decision came about because of pressure on Commissioner David Stern from angry owners.
The three-team deal is 'still on life support even through people tried to kill it,' says one source.The three-team deal is 'still on life support even through people tried to kill it,' says one source.
The possible trade sending New Orleans point guard Chris Paul to the Lakers that was declined by the NBA on Thursday was officially revived two days later, when multiple outlets reported a proposal involving Houston had been submitted to the league official for approval.
The Lakers, Houston Rockets and New Orleans Hornets have resubmitted a Chris Paul-to-the-Lakers trade proposal to the NBA office, a person with knowledge of the situation said Saturday.
The Pacers and David West are making progress on a two-year, $20 million deal.