July 18, 2019, 1:59 pmRondae Hollis-JeffersonSF, Toronto Raptors
The Raptors have announced the signing of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.
Hollis-Jefferson had a tough season in Brooklyn, suffering an offseason adductor strain and then falling out of the rotation when he was ready to play. The Raptors will take a one-year flier on a player that can capably defend multiple positions while bringing great energy, and he'll fit in with the team's defensive identity. RHJ is only a year removed from being a top-100 fantasy player but it's unlikely that he holds standard-league value in a reserve role for Toronto. Deep-league managers can consider Hollis-Jefferson a late-round flier.
Source: Toronto Raptors
July 18, 2019, 12:39 pmKyle LowryPG, Toronto Raptors
Kyle Lowry has undergone a procedure to repair the tendon in his left thumb, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
Lowry battled with either a left thumb sprain or dislocation (depending on who you believe) in the playoffs and often spoke of how he struggled to handle the ball. It didn't seem to matter too much as Lowry shot 42 percent from deep over the Eastern Conference Finals and Finals, but this procedure is far from surprising. The point guard is still hoping to be ready for Team USA training camp and the FIBA World Cup, so we are not looking at a lengthy recovery here.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
July 17, 2019, 2:06 pmDevin RobinsonSF, Toronto Raptors
The Raptors have signed Devin Robinson to an Exhibit 10 contract.
The Raptors are filling out their training camp group, and Robinson will be among a number of players fighting it out for the final spot on the roster. The Florida product has only appeared in eight NBA games in his first two seasons, and the Wizards chose not to extend him a qualifying offer for this season after he was arrested over a fight with pro football player Jalen Mills. Robinson played with the Blazers in Summer League, putting up 9.6 points and 5.0 rebounds in five games. The owner of some historic combine numbers, Robinson is yet another interesting, raw product for Toronto's development staff to work with.
Source: Blake Murphy on Twitter
July 17, 2019, 1:59 pmCameron PaynePG, Toronto Raptors
The Raptors and Cameron Payne have agreed to a two-year deal, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.
There are partial guarantees on the first season, and Payne will be looking to carve out work as the third-string point guard. This now puts the Raptors at 16 guaranteed contracts with Chris Boucher and Malcolm Miller set to join the group in the near future. Payne averaged 20.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.7 steals in three Summer League games with the Mavs.
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
July 16, 2019, 8:53 amKyle LowryPG, Toronto Raptors
Josh Lewenberg of TSN is hearing that the Raptors have no intention of moving Kyle Lowry, Marc Gasol or Serge Ibaka, at least not before the season.
All three veterans are on expiring deals and Masai Ujiri will give this group an opportunity to sink or swim before choosing a path and deciding what comes next. With those three and Fred VanVleet hitting the open market next summer, the Raptors will have over $90 million coming off their books and plenty of flexibility. It’s clear that there won’t be a fire sale in Toronto anytime soon while this group has proved that it is capable of winning games even without Kawhi Leonard. Things could change quickly though and Ujiri has never been shy of pulling the trigger so the future looks murky for the veteran champions.
July 12, 2019, 9:35 pmDewan HernandezPF, Toronto Raptors
The Raptors have reached an agreement in principle to ink 59th overall pick Dewan Hernandez to a partially guaranteed rookie deal, as per Shams Charania.
Hernandez had himself a great Summer-League game on Thursday and it might have been enough to convince the top brass of his potential. He's not likely going to earn a rotational role from the get-go, so it's ok to leave him undrafted.
Source: Shams Charania
July 12, 2019, 6:07 pmLindell WiggintonPG, Toronto Raptors
Lindell Wigginton scored a game-high 26 points in Friday's 102-108 loss to the Sixers, shooting 8-of-12 from the field to go with three assists, three steals, a block and a 3-pointer.
Wigginton, a native of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, turned some heads with his performance today. He's spent some time with the Canadian national program and played two years of college ball at Iowa State. While he's unlikely to make the NBA this season, he certainly profiles as someone that the Raptors would work with in the G-League.
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 12, 2019, 3:40 pmMalcolm MillerSF, Toronto Raptors
Malcolm Miller and Jordan Loyd will sit out Friday's Summer League game.
Miller will be in the mix for rotation minutes this season and has shown well in Vegas, often finding himself as one of the team's top scorers while providing some solid defense across multiple positions. Loyd is on a two-way deal and was one of the top performers in the G-League last season, and he doesn't have much left to prove at this level of competition.
Source: Blake Murphy on Twitter
July 11, 2019, 7:53 pmTerence DavisG-F, Toronto Raptors
Terence Davis made his Raptors debut in Thursday's 94-79 win over the Pacers in Summer League, putting up 16 points, five rebounds, five assists, two steals, a block and four triples in 22 minutes.
Davis came off the bench and was not shy about involving himself in the game, going 6-of-16 from the field in his limited action. He was able to get a two-year contract from the Raptors after just one game in Summer League with Denver and could factor into the rotation with tons of minutes available at shooting guard and small forward. Malcolm Miller is also in that equation and put up 16 points, four threes and a block of his own. Deep-league players should be keeping an eye on the Toronto wings during camp and preseason.
July 11, 2019, 7:47 pmDewan HernandezPF, Toronto Raptors
Dewan Hernandez put up 18 points and eight rebounds in Thursday's Summer League win.
Hernandez shot 7-of-11 from the field and continues to improve over the course of Summer League. The 59th pick in this year's draft, Hernandez still hasn't signed with the Raptors but figures to be a prominent member of Raptors 905 this season. His length and athleticism certainly fit the profile of what the Raptors have been adding to the system over the last few years.
July 11, 2019, 12:25 pmStanley JohnsonSF, Toronto Raptors
The Raptors have announced the signings of Stanley Johnson and Terence Davis.
With Toronto losing its two highest-minute players at small forward and shooting guard, the door is wide open for both Johnson and Davis to make an impact. OG Anunoby and Norman Powell will take the largest share of minutes, but Johnson's defense should give him a steady role and perhaps working with Toronto's development staff can help sort his offensive game out. Deep-league players can consider him a steals specialist with the potential for some untapped upside to emerge. Davis is a great story, going undrafted and then signing a full deal after just one Summer League game. He's someone to keep tabs on in deep dynasty formats.
Source: Toronto Raptors
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, 10:31 pmPatrick McCawSG, Toronto Raptors
Patrick McCaw's new contract with the Raptors is for two years.
McCaw has won three NBA Championships in his three years in the league. His streak may come to an end this season, but the 23-year-old might get a little more action this season with Danny Green out of town. He would need a big jump in minutes to get on the fantasy radar, however.
Source: Ryan Wolstat on Twitter
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.