December 11, 2011
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 starting role. He posted two double-doubles on the season, with 11 points and 10 rebounds at New Jersey on February 9 and 10 points and 10 rebounds versus Minnesota on February 5. He started six consecutive games from February 5-15, averaging 6.1 points, 8.0 rebounds and 25.8 minutes.
Gray, 7-foot, 270 pounds, was a second-round selection (49th overall) by Chicago in the 2007 NBA Draft. He was dealt by the Bulls to the Hornets in January 2010. He has seen action in 190 career games with 25 starts, averaging 3.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 11.4 minutes. He posted his career highs against the Raptors on April 16, 2008 with a ...