Marc Gasol is returning to the team that drafted him after agreeing to a two-year contract with defending champions Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday (Monday in the Philippines).
Carmelo Anthony will remain with the Portland Trailblazers after agreeing to a one-year contract extension, while Fred VanVleet also agreed to a new deal with the Toronto Raptors.
The G-League Ignite Team filled with elite top prospects will have an additional boost out of former NBA veteran Amir Johnson.
OG Anunoby drained a buzzer-beating three-pointer as the Toronto Raptors resuscitated their NBA title defense Thursday with a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics.
Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart each scored 21 points to lead the Boston Celtics over defending champion Toronto 112-94 in Sunday's opening game of their second-round NBA playoff series.
Toronto Raptors star guard Kyle Lowry has a sprained left ankle the NBA champions said Monday as the team looked ahead to the Thursday start of their second-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics.
Toronto Raptors' Nick Nurse was named NBA Coach of the Year for the 2019-20 season on Saturday with his club still defending the crown.
The Toronto Raptors' starting five also needed some positive energy entering into the first game of the NBA Playoffs.