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Jarrod Uthoff Agrees To Partially Guaranteed Deal With Raptors

Jul 21, 2016 1:25 PM

Jarrod Uthoff has agreed to a two-year partially guaranteed deal with the Toronto Raptors.

Uthoff went undrafted out of Iowa.

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Raptors Sign Fred VanVleet To Multi-Year Deal

Jul 18, 2016 2:44 PM

The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they have signed Fred VanVleet to a multi-year contract. 

VanVleet, 6-foot, 195 pounds, recently participated with the Raptors’ entry in NBA Summer League 2016 in Las Vegas, averaging 6.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 16.0 minutes in five games. He shot .417 (10-for-24) from the field and .545 (6-for-11) from three-point range.

VanVleet played four seasons at Wichita State (2012-16), averaging 10.2 points, 4.5 assists, 1.6 steals and 26.8 minutes in 141 career games (102 starts). He ranks first all-time in school history in assists (637), steals (225) and assists-to-turnover ratio (3.08). VanVleet helped the Shockers to three Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) titles, three MVC regular season titles and nine NCAA Tournament victories in four trips.

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Jared Sullinger Agrees To One-Year, $6M Deal With Raptors

Jul 11, 2016 2:51 PM

Jared Sullinger has agreed to a one-year deal with the Toronto Raptors in the range of $6 million.

The Boston Celtics had pulled back their qualifying offer to make Sullinger an unrestricted free agent.

Sullinger averaged 10.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 23.6 minutes per game for the Celtics last season.

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James Johnson, Heat Agree Upon One-Year, $4M Deal

Jul 10, 2016 3:30 PM

James Johnson and the Miami Heat have agreed upon a one-year, $4 million deal.

Johnson spent the past two seasons with the Toronto Raptors, averaging 5.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 16.2 minutes per game last season.

Johnson is 29 and was the 16th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.

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Pau Gasol Receiving Offers In $18M-$22M Per Year Range

Jul 3, 2016 5:31 PM

Pau Gasol has been receiving interest from a number of teams with offers in the $18 million to $22 million per year range on a short-term deal.

Gasol has received interest from the Toronto Raptors, Portland Trail Blazers, Chicago Bulls, Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs amongst others.

Gasol has been expected to wait until Kevin Durant agrees to terms with a team before making his decision.

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Raptors, Wolves, Blazers, Spurs Interested In Pau Gasol

Jul 2, 2016 10:17 PM

The Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs have registered interest in Pau Gasol.

Gasol could elect to wait until after Kevin Durant makes his free agent decision before moving forward with his own choice.

Gasol spent the past two seasons with the Chicago Bulls.

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Bismack Biyombo Agrees To Four-Year, $72M Deal With Magic

Jul 2, 2016 3:07 PM

The Orlando Magic have agreed upon a four-year deal with Bismack Biyombo.

Adrian Wojnarowski reports Biyombo's deal will be for $72 million over four seasons.

Biyombo emerged with the Toronto Raptors this past season after agreeing upon a two-year, $10 million contract in 2015 that included a player option.

After Jonas Valanciunas was injured in the second round of the playoffs, Biyombo played extremely well as the Raptors' starting center.

Orlando has also signed Jeff Green this offseason as well as trading for Serge Ibaka.

RealGM's Grading the Deal on Biyombo signing with the Magic.

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DeMar DeRozan Agrees To Five-Year, $139M Deal With Raptors

Jul 1, 2016 1:34 PM

DeMar DeRozan has agreed upon a five-year, $139 million deal with the Toronto Raptors.

The deal does not include a player option for DeRozan.

DeRozan entered free agency wanting to re-sign with Toronto after helping the Raptors rise to contention.

DeRozan will be able to officially sign when the NBA’s free-agent moratorium ends on July 7. 

DeRozan was an All-Star in each of the past two seasons.

RealGM's Grading The Deal on DeRozan re-signing with the Raptors.

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DeMar DeRozan's New Contract With Raptors Expected To Average $29M Per Season

Jul 1, 2016 10:39 AM

DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors are still working out details of his new contract but it is expected to average at least $29 million per season.

DeRozan has been the Raptors' top priority this offseason.

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DeMar DeRozan To Meet With Raptors In Los Angeles On July 1st

Jun 30, 2016 1:31 PM

The Toronto Raptors have been granted the first meeting in free agency with DeMar DeRozan.

DeRozan will meet with the Raptors in Los Angeles on July 1st. DeRozan would like to re-sign with the Raptors.

DeRozan could meet with the Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers if he's unable to agree upon terms with the Raptors.

DeRozan is a free agent for the first time in his career.

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Raptors Extend Qualifying Offer To Nando De Colo
Nando De Colo played for CSKA last season and won Euroleague MVP.

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Raptors Have Approached 76ers On Trade For Nerlens Noel
The Raptors feel Nerlens Noel could fill the backup center role that Bismack Biyombo played.

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Bismack Biyombo Will Be Patient With Raptors In Free Agency
Bismack Biyombo would like to re-sign with the Raptors in free agency.

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Lakers, Warriors, Heat, Knicks, Magic, Clippers Interested In DeMar DeRozan
DeMar DeRozan would prefer to re-sign with the Raptors in free agency, but he'll have a number of other opportunities available should they be unable to quickly agree upon a contract.

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DeMar DeRozan Not Planning On Meeting With Rival Teams
The Raptors can offer DeRozan a five-year maximum contract worth $153 million with the salary cap at a projected $94 million.

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Raptors Interested In Skal Labissiere At No. 9
Skal Labissiere had an inconsistent freshman season at Kentucky but he was widely considered one of the top prospects in the draft class a year ago.

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DeMar DeRozan Commits To USA For Olympics
DeMar DeRozan played for the United States in the 2014 World Cup.

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Kyle Lowry To Play For USA In Olympics
With Stephen Curry and Russell Westbrook not participating, a spot at point guard opened up for Kyle Lowry.

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Andy Greer Leaving Raptors To Become Wolves' Top Assistant
Andy Greer served under Tom Thibodeau with the Chicago Bulls from 2010 until 2015.

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DeMar DeRozan Officially Opts Out Of Contract With Raptors
DeMar DeRozan will be a free agent for the first time in his career.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Bismack Biyombo Will Serve Suspension On Opening Night Of 16-17
Bismack Biyombo accrued his fourth Flagrant Foul point of the 2016 NBA Playoffs during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Dwane Casey Signs $18M Extension With Raptors Through 2019
The Raptors essentially tore up their option for the 16-17 season with Dwane Casey and replaced it with a three-year deal.

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Ujiri Wants Raptors To Re-Sign DeMar DeRozan, Bismack Biyombo
Masai Ujiri said the Raptors have just taken "baby steps" towards becoming a contender.

Blake Murphy/Raptors Republic

Dwane Casey, Raptors To Discuss Extension
Dwane Casey has one season left on his current contract at the Raptors' option for $4 million next season.

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DeMar DeRozan Doesn't Believe He'll Find Better Situation Than Toronto
DeMar DeRozan has emerged as an All-Star with the Raptors and he figures to command a max contract.

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Dunc'd On: CLE/TOR Game 6, Raptors/Celtics Offseasons
Cleveland destroys Toronto in Game 6 to bring LeBron James to his 6th straight Finals. How impressive is that accomplishment? For Toronto, what is next this offseason (5:30)? Should they re-sign DeMar DeRozan to a max deal, how close are they to beating

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Bismack Biyombo Would Have Been Suspended For Game 7
The NBA could rescind the flagrant foul call after reviewing it further.

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Kyrie Irving Admits Toronto Crowd Made Him Discombulated
LeBron James openly says the way the Cavaliers play starts with Kyrie Irving.

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DeMarre Carroll, Cory Joseph Spotted In Casino At 2:00 AM Before Game 5
DeMarre Carroll and Cory Joseph were out late before Game 5 but it didn't start until 8:30 PM EST.

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DeMar DeRozan Worked Out With 1,000 Shots Until 1 AM On Eve Of Game 4
The session placed heavy emphasis on scoring assertively and promptly.

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