Raptors finalize training camp roster with two more signings

Published:Nov 24, 202318:58
Raptors finalize training camp roster with two more signings

The Raptors have settled on the group from which the 2021-22 crew will emerge.

The announcement Tuesday that the crew signed forwards Svi Mykhailiuk and Reggie Perry brings the roster to twenty gamers — the utmost allowed — who will vie for spots when coaching camp opens Monday on the OVA Coaching Centre in Toronto.

Mykhaliuk, a six-foot-eight ahead who has spent time with the Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons and Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder, signed a multi-year deal that features some assure; Perry, a former United States under-19 teammate of Raptors first-round choose Scottie Barnes, should make the crew amid some vital competitors for 2, or perhaps three, roster spots.

Mykhailiuk has averaged 7.3 factors, 1.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 18.5 minutes in 164 NBA video games and is a profession 36 per cent shooter from three-point vary.

The Raptors now have 12 gamers with assured offers — Fred VanVleet, Goran Dragic, Malachi Flynn, Dalano Banton, Gary Trent Jr., OG Anunoby, Scottie Barnes, Pascal Siakam, Khem Birch, Treasured Achiuwa, Chris Boucher and Mykhailiuk — and 6 others who will struggle for the remainder of the roster spots.

Groups are allowed to hold 15 gamers and two others on two-way offers within the common season; the Raptors up to now have had 14 on the NBA roster to depart room for in-season strikes.

The disparate group combating for spots: Yuta Watanabe, Freddie Gillespie, Isaac Bonga, Sam Dekker, Ishmail Wainright and Perry.

The Raptors have two-way offers in place with Justin Champagnie and David Johnson. Additionally they plan so as to add Alex Antetokounmpo to a contract that can land him with the G League Raptors 905.

Coaching camp begins with media day Monday and Toronto’s first pre-season sport is Oct. 4 in opposition to Philadelphia.

The Raptors have signed Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, seen in this 2019 file photo driving to the basket against Chris Boucher and Kyle Lowry.


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