Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/9/11

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.

An all-star selection in 2003-04, Magloire scored 1.9 points in just under nine minutes per game with the Heat last season.

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