Toronto Raptors Rumors
The Toronto Raptors continue to fill out their training camp roster with the addition of former Gonzaga star Kyle Wiltjer to a one-year, $1.3 million dollar non-guaranteed deal. The second-year man will join the Raptors on non-guaranteed contract to compete for one of the final roster spots for the 15-man roster. Wiltjer, a Canadian-American, played for Canada when he was 16 years old playing in the 2011 Nike Hoops Summit.
“I’m just really excited to be back in Toronto and Canada,” Wiltjer told DIME. “I’ve been working really hard all summer long to get better in all facets of my game and I’m just happy that I’ll be in my home nation.”
Lowry took 11 family members with him on the trip and, in between doing charity work, including building 10 homes for Habitat for Humanity on Thursday, found time to go on a safari. “I got a chance to really see lions, an elephant, giraffe, leopard, wild dogs, impala, all up close and personal,” Lowry said on an international NBA conference call.
Kyle Lowry: “Those are the type of things you don’t get to experience every day. Then you’ve got your kids and your family with you. Those things right there alone make you feel good about being able to do that and being fortunate enough to have your family and your kids and be able to see those type of things So it was pretty amazing.”