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Chris Boucher
Chris Boucher
Position: F-C
Born: 01/11/93
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:200 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Salary: $12,690,000
Scouting report
“I’ve never once missed it,” Atlanta Hawks star Dejounte Murray says. “That explains my professionalism, my attention to detail. I gotta have it. Every game day, gotta be the same. Whether at home or on the road.” Says Toronto Raptors veteran Chris Boucher: “It’s just to make sure that I’m in the right state of mind. It makes you feel good. I never miss sleep.” The thing is, NBA players almost have to be good at day-sleeping, because their schedules are profoundly abnormal. It’s easy to forget that they work nights, with most games starting at 7:30 and finishing around 10 p.m. They might not get home, or to the hotel, until midnight—or possibly 2 or 3 a.m., if the team flew immediately after the game. And of course there are, uh, lifestyle factors in play, too. Pro athletes are known to enjoy the nightlife—yet even for those that don’t, it can be a challenge to wind down after spending two to three hours hopped up on adrenaline. And because most teams hold a morning shootaround—sometime between 9-11 a.m.—they can’t just sleep in on game days.
Toronto Raptors center Chris Boucher says he’s often so tired that nothing else in his surroundings matters. “When I fall asleep, I don’t even know what’s going on—firefighters could come in my house, and I won’t hear it.” Closed eyelids provide enough, he says. “When I sleep, it’s dark anyway. I don’t dream about much.” For the most refined nappers, room temperature is also key.

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) is pleased to announce a donation from NBA basketball player Chris Boucher of the Toronto Raptors, establishing the new SlimmDuck Scholarship. A gift from Boucher’s SlimmDuck Foundation, launched in October 2022, the scholarship will open the door to university education for five students of Caribbean descent to realize their academic aspirations.
“Everyone deserves a chance, and even a second or third chance at an education and the increased opportunities it brings,” said Boucher, who plays forward for the Toronto Raptors. “The SlimmDuck Scholarship was created as a way to give back to my community, boost representation in higher education and provide a launchpad for future success. The SlimmDuck Foundation is committed to helping students reach their academic goals by providing resources and removing barriers to education. This is a win for everyone.”