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December 10, 2011 The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday they have signed veteran free-agent forward Rasual Butler. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed. Butler is a veteran of nine NBA campaigns where he has averaged 8.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 23.9 minutes in 604 regular season outings. He has shot at a .361 per cent clip from three-point range (758-2097). Butler has also made 30 appearances in the playoffs, averaging 4.4 points, 1.5 rebounds and 13.4 minutes. He has connected on 25 of 59 three-pointers (.424) in postseason play. Butler, 6-foot-7, 215 pounds split last season between the Los Angeles Clippers and Chicago Bulls. His best statistical season came in 2009-10 with the Clippers when he averaged career bests of 11.9 points and 33.0 minutes in 82 games (64 starts). He set a club record for made three-pointers in a season with 145. He tallied 20-plus points five times, including two games with 30 or more points. In 2008-09 with New Orleans, he average...

Report: Raptors change gears, set to sign Butler

It appears the Toronto Raptors will not be acquiring Phoenix Suns guard Mickael Pietrus, after all.The Raptors are reportedly expected to sign veteran shooting guard Rasual Butler. The 32-year-old spent last season with the Chicago Bulls, averaging 4.7 points and 1.6 rebounds in 47 games.Butler is expected to serve as the backup to young starter DeMar DeRozan at the 2-gard position...

Raptors To Sign Rasual Butler

Rasual Butler was waived by the Clippers in February and subsequently signed with the Bulls.

Blazers sign veteran C Kurt Thomas

The Portland Trail Blazers have signed 16-yard NBA veteran center Kurt Thomas. Terms of the deal were not announced. At 39, Thomas is the NBA's oldest active player. He played last season with Chicago, averaging 4.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 52 games, including 37 starts. For his career, Thomas has averaged 8.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists. Drafted by...

Bulls appear poised to make move at shooting guard

The Chicago Bulls held Keith Bogans out of practice as training camp opened Friday, fueling speculation that they will bring in another shooting guard. They also signed first-round draft pick Jimmy Butler. But the big story centered on Bogans. It's no secret the Bulls are looking for an upgrade at shooting guard, and a prime target appears to be Richard Hamilton after Detroit...

Bulls Pull Bogans From Friday's Practice

Keith Bogans is on a non-guaranteed contract above the NBA minimum and the Bulls will be exploring other options.

NBA Appreciation Day: Reggie Evans Tweets The Funniest Tweet Ever Tweeted

Gotta love Reggie Evans… the guy is a character.

Raptors Announce 2011-12 Training Camp Roster

December 9, 2011The Toronto Raptors announced Friday the team’s roster for training camp at Air Canada Centre in Toronto from December 9-17.2011 TORONTO RAPTORS ROSTER(as of December 9, 2011)NO.PLAYERPOSHEIGHTWEIGHTBIRTHDATEPRIOR TO NBA/HOME COUNTRYNBA EXP.50Solomon AlabiC7-12523/21/1988   Florida State/ Nigeria 120Leandro BarbosaG6-319411/28/1982 Bauru/ Brazil 87Andrea BargnaniC...

Raptors sign Gary Forbes to offer sheet. Nuggets can match.

The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday they have signed restricted free-agent forward Gary Forbes to an offer sheet. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed. The Denver Nuggets are expected to receive the offer sheet today. Under the terms of the NBA’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement, beginning Sunday the Nuggets will have three days to match [...]

Blazers to sign veteran C Thomas, sources say

Veteran enforcer Kurt Thomas is signing a two-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.

Sources: Blazers to sign veteran C Thomas

Veteran enforcer Kurt Thomas is signing a two-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
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