Raptors acquire Marc Gasol from Grizzlies

The Toronto Raptors have acquired centre Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, C.J. Miles, and a 2024 second-round pick, the team announced Thursday. Gasol was taken by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round in 2007. Less than a year later, he was traded to Memphis as…

Raptors sign McCaw to 1-year veteran minimum deal

The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Patrick McCaw to a one-year, $786,000 veteran’s minimum deal, sources told The Athletic’s Shams Charania. McCaw has sat out the majority of the season after turning down the qualifying offer from the Golden State Warriors during the summer. The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed him on Dec. 30 after the…

Valanciunas to miss 4 weeks after dislocating thumb

Toronto Raptors Centre Jonas Valanciunas underwent surgery to repair a dislocated thumb and will miss at least a month, the team announced Thursday. The injury occurred in the second quarter of the Raptors’ 113-93 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. Valanciunas collapsed in considerable pain after being hacked by Warriors bigman Draymond Green…