Raptors sign F Wiltjer

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[August 16, 2017]    The Sports Xchange

The Toronto Raptors signed forward Kyle Wiltjer, the team announced Tuesday.


Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but TSN reported the contract was for one year.

The 6-foot-10, 240-pound Wiltjer appeared in 14 games with the Houston Rockets last season, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in a total of 44 minutes.

Wiltjer was productive for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League, averaging 20.5 points and 6.4 rebounds while shooting 37.9 percent from 3-point range in 22 games.

At Gonzaga, Wiltjer was a first-team All-West Coast Conference selection in his final two seasons while averaging a team-leading 20.4 points as a senior. He began his college career at Kentucky.


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