Some targets for the deepest of the deep leagues
October 13, 2019, 8:58 pmChris BoucherPF, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher was impressive on Sunday vs. the Bulls, as he went for 11 points, four blocks, two steals and one 3-pointer.
Boucher is emerging as someone to watch at the end of your draft with his ability to fill up a box score. He did this all in 20 minutes while the starters were resting, but Nick Nurse has been speaking highly of him. Keep an eye on his free-throw percentage, as he shot 2-of-6 in this one.
October 8, 2019, 9:43 amChris BoucherPF, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher scored 12 points, on 4-of-5 from the field, while adding seven rebounds, two steals and one block, in a 134-129 victory over the Rockets on Tuesday.
Boucher will be getting the opportunity to play with the Raptors this year and he is an interesting prospect who is worth monitoring as the season progresses. He has a thin frame and staying on the floor might be an issue but the early signs are positive.
October 1, 2019, 2:00 pmMarc GasolC, Toronto Raptors
Coach Nick Nurse said that the team would use some load management with Marc Gasol this season.
Gasol will be 35 this year and has barely had any time off after both the Raptors and Spanish national team's long runs. Chris Boucher and Serge Ibaka will make for quality streaming options when this happens.
Source: The Athletic
September 29, 2019, 10:55 pmChris BoucherPF, Toronto Raptors
According to head coach Nick Nurse, Chris Boucher has improved significantly this offseason.
Boucher withdrew from Team Canada, but many players did not play in the World Cup so it is no big deal. Nurse noted ball-handling and decision-making as areas where he improved. However, he can work on his finishing around the rim. Unless Marc Gasol gets injured, Boucher will not hold much fantasy value this season.
Source: The Athletic
August 8, 2019, 12:29 pmChris BoucherPF, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher has withdrawn from next month's World Cup for personal reasons and will not be with Team Canada for the duration of the summer.
We won't speculate on what Boucher's reasons for leaving are, but we can only hope that everything is fine with Boucher and his family. Boucher should find himself in the Raptors rotation next season and is an interesting name to watch.
Source: Josh Lewenberg on Twitter
July 15, 2019, 5:27 pmRui HachimuraPF, Washington Wizards
The 2019 Summer League Second Team is comprised of Rui Hachimura, Lonnie Walker, Anfernee Simons, Jaxson Hayes and Chris Boucher.
Of the bunch, Hachimura looks the most likely to be fantasy-relevant this season. He's going to have a great chance to log minutes for a Wizards team that's short on depth at the forward spots. In three games in Vegas, Hachiumra averaged 19.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks. Walker is looking to crack the rotation after an injury-plagued rookie season but might have a hard time outplaying San Antonio's capable guards. Simons could slot into the Portland backcourt with the departure of Seth Curry while Boucher is the reigning G-League MVP and Hayes looks like an interesting long-term prospect next to Zion Williamson in New Orleans.
Source: NBA on Twitter
July 12, 2019, 6:04 pmTerence DavisG-F, Toronto Raptors
Terence Davis had another strong Summer League showing on Friday, putting up 17 points, eight rebounds, seven assists, a steal, a block and a 3-pointer.
Davis shot 8-of-17 from the field and has certainly looked like a unique threat in Vegas. He's going to have a chance to crack Toronto's rotation this season and is shaping up as an intriguing target in deep dynasty leagues given the long-term uncertainty of the Raptors' backcourt. The other player on the Summer League squad who will be on the team is Chris Boucher, who returned from a one-game absence (rest) to post 24 points, seven rebounds, four assists, a block and two threes.
July 9, 2019, 11:57 pmChris BoucherPF, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher had a game-high 23 points in a 85-73 Summer League win over the Knicks on Tuesday, and he added seven rebounds, one assist, one steal, two blocks and two 3-pointers in 28 minutes.
Boucher has had at least 21 points in each of his three Summer League games so far, and he could force himself into the big-man rotation behind two veterans who may take a few rest days in Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka. Malcolm Miller had 19 points and eight rebounds in 28 minutes in tonight's win as well.
July 8, 2019, 9:43 pmChris BoucherPF, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher double-doubled with 24 points and 12 rebounds in 34 minutes Monday in Summer Leaugue vs. the Spurs.
Boucher only saw limited minutes with Toronto this past season, but he was named G-League MVP and he's been showing that he's ready when needed. The big man hit two threes and had a blocked shot tonight as well. Jordan Loyd also had a big game with 27 points, seven assists and six steals in 31 minutes.
July 7, 2019, 1:51 amChris BoucherPF, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher scored 21 points in Saturday's loss to the Warriors, adding 13 rebounds and a block.
Boucher has a great opportunity to carve out significant playing time backing up Marc Gasol this upcoming season. He should continue to put up similar stats during the Summer League and will most likely see a modest reduction in playing time during the regular season.
May 15, 2019, 5:39 pmChris BoucherF, Toronto Raptors
Chris Boucher (back spasms) is available to play on Wednesday against the Bucks.
It is extremely unlikely that Boucher will take the court unless there is garbage time.
Source: NBA Injury Report
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