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Raptors Sign Three to 10-Day Contracts
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On April 6, 2012 @ 11:00 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have re-signed guard-forward Alan Anderson and guard Ben Uzoh to second 10-day contracts. The Raptors signed Anderson to his original 10-day March 26 and Uzoh on March 27.
Anderson, 6-foot-6, 220 pounds, has appeared in six games with Toronto, starting one contest. He has averaged 5.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 16.0 minutes. He totaled 13 points (5-7 FG, 3-4 3FG) and four rebounds in Wednesday’s win at Philadelphia. It was his first starting assignment since April 17, 2006 as a member of the Charlotte Bobcats.
Anderson came to the Raptors from the NBA D-League’s Canton Charge, where he averaged 21.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in eight appearances.
Uzoh has appeared in five games with the Raptors, averaging 3.2 points, 2.6 assists and 12.0 minutes.
Uzoh, 6-foot-3, 205 pounds, joined the Raptors from the NBA D-League’s Rio Grande (Texas) Valley Vipers. He averaged 14.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 30.8 minutes in 20 appearances.
The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have signed guard Justin Dentmon to a 10-day contract. He is the 49th GATORADE Call-Up of the 2011-12 NBA D-League season.
Dentmon has averaged 22.8 points, 5.5 assists and 37.2 minutes in 40 games, all starts, with the NBA D-League’s Austin (Texas) Toros. He ranks fourth in the league in scoring, seventh in assists and fourth in minutes. He is shooting .429 from three-point range (5th in NBADL) and .870 from the charity stripe (11th).
In two NBA D-League campaigns, Dentmon has appeared in 90 games, with 75 starts, averaging 20.7 points, 4.7 assists and 36.0 minutes. He spent the 2010-11 season with the Texas Legends, where he contributed 19.1 points and 4.0 assists in 50 outings. In two playoff contests with the Legends, he averaged 10.0 points and 4.0 assists.
A D-League All-Star, Dentmon has scored in double figures in 39 of 40 games, including 30 games with 20 or more and six games with 30 or more points.
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