HoopsHype Greivis Vasquez rumors


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The star of a viral video that featured a disabled man being mocked on the street by dozens of people was contacted by an NBA star over the weekend and given the VIP treatment ... TMZ Sports has learned. We've learned Toronto Raptors star Greivis Vasquez saw the video posted by Andre Arruda -- a Toronto comic who suffers from Morquio syndrome ... often associated with Dwarfism. In his video, Arruda shows how he's taunted, mocked and stared at on a regular basis because of his physical appearance ... and his story is starting to blow up in the Canadian media. Enter Vasquez ... who was so moved by the story, he reached out to Arruda's camp over the weekend and invited him to the Raptors game on Saturday night. TMZ.com

Toronto-based social media and rewards platform MoPals has scored big with the latest addition to their all-star board of directors, announcing today the signing of Toronto Raptors point guard Greivis Vásquez to their roster. Mr. Vásquez will not only join MoPals as a board member and investor, but as a brand ambassador as well. The Venezuelan athlete says that the decision was borne out of consideration for his post-basketball career, and a declaration of his intentions to stay in Toronto. Toronto Globe & Mail

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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have re-signed restricted free-agent guard Greivis Vasquez. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed. "Greivis’ passion for the Raptors and Toronto is wonderful,” said Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri. “He is a versatile player who provides us with energy and depth.” NBA.com

July 15, 2014 Updates

Greivis Vasquez: It's official.... Es oficial la firma del contrato.. #TeamVasquez #Bendecido #Blessed instagram.com/p/qfMJZ8JA0p/ Twitter @greivisvasquez

July 10, 2014 Updates

First Kyle Lowry, then his backup and running mate. Greivis Vasquez and the Toronto Raptors have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension worth $13 million with no options, a person familiar with the negotiations told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal could not be finalized until after midnight Thursday, when the NBA's free agency moratorium ends. USA Today Sports

Greivis Vasquez: Happy to be back with the best fans of the NBA-- Toronto Raptors fans.. Super contento de renovar con Toronto Raptors... Ahora Es que comienza lo bueno.. #TeamVasquez http://instagram.com/p/qQYKOApA7K/ Twitter @greivisvasquez

July 9, 2014 Updates

Sam Amick: Free agent PG Greivis Vasquez to Toronto on two-year, $13 mil deal with no options, I'm told. Yahoo first. Twitter @sam_amick

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Sources also told the Sun that the Raptors are closing in on on a deal with Greivis Vasquez, a restricted free agent like Patterson, who also was acquired from the Kings. Vasquez will backup newly signed star point guard Kyle Lowry. Toronto Sun

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