Toronto Raptors sign center Jamaal MagloirePosted by Inside Hoops
The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they have re-signed veteran center Jamaal Magloire.
Magloire averaged 1.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 11.0 minutes in 34 appearances with the Raptors last season. He posted season bests of seven points at Orlando on January 1 and 10 rebounds at New York on January 2.
Magloire is a veteran of 12 NBA seasons and owns career averages of 7.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 21.9 minutes in 680 regular season outings. He has appeared in 46 postseason contests, averaging 7.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 19.8 minutes.
Magloire, 6-foot-11, 265 pounds came to the Raptors after spending three seasons with the Miami Heat. His best statistical campaign came in 2003-04 when he was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Magloire averaged 13.6 points, 10.3 rebounds and 33.9 minutes in 82 games with the New Orleans Hornets in 2003-04. He was one of only 11 players that season to average a double-double. Magloire set single-season career highs in minutes, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, free throw percentage, offensive, defensive and total rebounds, rebound average, points and scoring average.
Magloire was born in Toronto and attended high school at Eastern School of Commerce. He is the first Canadian-born player to play for the Raptors in the club’s history.