Raptors GM Masai Ujiri gave everyone reasons to expect Toronto to show a lot of patience in free agency. His “we are not going to make any crazy quick fix decisions here” statement rings truer every day. Raptors will look at Andray Blatche and Yakhouba Diawara as potential free agent targets, but watch DeAndre Daniels and John Shurna just as closely in Summer League.
Yakhouba Diawara had a workout for the Toronto Raptors in Las Vegas on Tuesday, a source tells RealGM.
Diawara is a 31-year-old wing that previously played in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat. Diawara has played in Europe since 2010.
Diawara played collegiately at Pepperdine.
Yakhouba Diawara’s contract with BCM Gravelines of Eurocup will be a one-year deal without an NBA out clause, a source told RealGM.
RealGM first reported on Monday that Diawara was expecting to sign with a club in the Eurocup this week. Diawara’s reasoning to join BCM Gravelines without an NBA opt out is to focus on competing for the league’s championship.
After his third season...
September 13, 2013
Yakhouba Diawara – the free agent who garnered interest out of NBA teams this summer – expects to sign a contract with a Eurocup club this week, a source told RealGM.
Diawara still will work out for the Miami Heat on Tuesday and the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, a league source told RealGM. For Diawara, the only incentive that would keep him from signing with the Eurocup team is...
September 09, 2013
Yakhouba Diawara was added to the French national team on Thursday, the team announced.