HoopsHype Dominic Mcguire rumors

December 10, 2012 Updates

As he searches for the best landing spot, free agent forward Dominic McGuire is receiving interest from several NBA teams, his agent told RealGM. McGuire, 27, averaged 2.1 points and 3.2 rebounds for the Raptors this season. He was released on Nov. 30 despite starting in nine of 15 games. “He’s proven that he’s a very good NBA player and we’re evaluating the right situation for him,” agent Mark Bartelstein said. RealGM

November 30, 2012 Updates

Mickael Pietrus has reached agreement on a one-year, veteran-minimum contract with the Toronto Raptors, agent Bill McCandless confirmed to RealGM on Thursday night. The deal will be made official Friday, McCandless confirmed. "It came down, in the end, to choosing the team who liked him best," said McCandless. RealGM

After a prolonged offseason, free agent guard/forward Mickael Pietrus and the Toronto Raptors have agreed upon a one year deal worth the veteran's minimum, CSNNW.com has learned. The deal will be finalized Friday morning and Pietrus is expected to suit up Friday night when the Raptors host the Phoenix Suns. Bill McCandless, the agent who represents Pietrus, confirmed this agreement to CSNNW.com via text message. "It has been a long journey and a long summer," McCandless told CSNNW.com. "We started this process first off with high expectations in July and had a bunch of phone calls. We spoke with Chicago and Houston early on. As we got deeper in the year, we had conversations with Atlanta, Minnesota, and Toronto. CSNNW.com

Dominic McGuire will be waived by the Raptors to make room on the roster, agent Mark Bartelstein told RealGM. Pietrus, 30, has averaged 8.4 points and 3.1 rebounds in his nine-year NBA career with four different teams. Pietrus, who has been training in France for months, has established himself as a solid outside shooter and a top-tier wing defender when healthy. RealGM

November 29, 2012 Updates
September 10, 2012 Updates

Yahoo! Sports first reported the agreement was near and that McGuire had cancelled a workout with Brooklyn. McGuire has shown an ability to guard multiple positions effectively in the past, which endeared him to head coach Dwane Casey. The Raptors had planned to extend Toronto-born centre Jamaal Magloire a partially guaranteed training camp offer, but adding a wing player with the 15th and final available roster spot made more sense considering Toronto’s depth up front. Toronto Sun

Toronto’s final roster spot is about to be filled. Free agent small forward Dominic McGuire and the Raptors are putting the finishing details on a deal. The 6-foot-9 forward is a strong defender and rebounder, but has a non-existent offensive game. Toronto Sun

September 9, 2012 Updates

Free agent forward Dominic McGuire has reached agreement on a deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources told Yahoo! Sports on Sunday. McGuire, who played 64 of 66 games for Golden State a season ago, is still working out the details on a one- or two-year deal, sources said, but has committed to play for Toronto. He was scheduled to participate in a workout with the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday with free agent Josh Childress, but cancelled after agreeing to play for Toronto this season. Yahoo! Sports

September 7, 2012 Updates
March 28, 2012 Updates

Warriors forward Dominic McGuire, an unrestricted free agent at season’s end, had zero hesitation when asked if he wanted to come back to Golden State next season. McGUIRE: “Hell yeah. Without a doubt. No question about it. I would like to be back here. Hopefully I found a home. We’ll see what happens.” Contra Costa Times

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