Raptors re-assign Dwight Buycks to D-LeaguePosted by Inside Hoops
The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have reassigned guard Dwight Buycks to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League. Buycks will continue to be included on the Raptors’ roster and will remain on the team’s inactive list.
Buycks is expected to be in uniform tonight when Bakersfield faces the Texas Legends in Frisco, Texas (8 p.m. ET).
This is Buycks’ second stint with the Jam this season. He appeared in five games from January 4-11, averaging 12.4 points, 4.0 assists and 26.4 minutes. He scored in double figures three times, including 19 points January 4 against the L.A. D-Fenders.
Buycks has appeared in 13 games for the Raptors this season recording 41 points, 10 assists, 20 rebounds and six steals in 124 minutes. He posted a season-best 10 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals December 10 versus San Antonio.
This will be Buycks’ third assignment in the NBA D-League. He is averaging 14.7 points, 2.8 assists and 26.7 minutes in 33 career games (two starts). Buycks appeared in 28 games with Tulsa during the 2011-12 season.
Buycks, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, signed as a free-agent July 16, 2013 after participating on the Raptors’ Las Vegas Summer League squad. He played overseas during the 2012-13 season for BCM Gravelines in France.