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Monroe agrees one year, 2.2 million deal with Toronto Raptors

Free-agent center Greg Monroe, 28, has agreed to a one-year, $2.2 million deal with the Toronto Raptors, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.


Reuters 06 Aug 2018, 08:50 PM Canada

Free-agent center Greg Monroe, 28, has agreed to a one-year, $2.2 million deal with the Toronto Raptors, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.

The eight-year veteran provides frontcourt depth for Toronto. The Raptors acquired All-Star Kawhi Leonard in a blockbuster deal, and have Jonas Valanciunas, Pascal Siakam, and Serge Ibaka.

Monroe was well-traveled during the 2017-18 season, averaging 10.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 51 games split between the Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics. He was acquired by Phoenix in a November deal that sent Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee, then signed with Boston after receiving a buyout.

Monroe averaged 4.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 9.5 minutes in 11 playoff games for the Celtics.

He is averaging 13.7 points and 8.6 rebounds in 589 career regular-season games.

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