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The Toronto Raptors announced Sunday they have signed forward Paul Watson to a standard NBA contract and forward Yuta Watanabe to a two-way player contract. Watson originally signed a two-way player contract with the club Jan. 15, 2020. Per team policy, financial terms of the deals were not disclosed. Watson, 6-foot-6, 210 pounds, averaged 3.1 points, 1.7 rebounds and 8.7 minutes in 10 games with Atlanta and Toronto last season. He set career highs with 22 points (8-13 FG, 4-6 3PT, 2-3 FT) and six rebounds in 27 minutes in the regular season finale Aug. 14 vs. Denver. Watson also appeared in 30 games with Raptors 905 in the NBA G League where he averaged 19.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.1 steals and 35.3 minutes. For his efforts Watson was named to All-NBA G League Midseason Eastern Conference Team.
Josh Lewenberg: Nurse on Paul Watson: “He can play. He’s gonna be part of our future, from what I’ve seen so far.”
Josh Lewenberg: The Raptors make the signing of Paul Watson official. He’ll take the 2-way spot of Shamorie Ponds, who was waived earlier today.
Emiliano Carchia: Raptors to sign Paul Watson, release Shamorie Ponds
JD Shaw: The Hawks formally announce the signing of Paul Watson to a 10-day contract. Watson averaged 18.4 points, 7.4 rebounds and 34.3 minutes per game in 13 starts for the Raptors 905.
Shams Charania: The Atlanta Hawks are signing G/F Paul Watson of G League’s Raptors 905 to a 10-day contract, league sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Ian Begley: The Knicks announce that they have waived Paul Watson. Watson is on an Exhibit 10 contract, so he will earn additional salary if he plays with the Westchester Knicks – New York’s G League club – for 60 days.
Ian Begley: The Knicks announce that they’ve signed Paul Watson, who was with their G League team last year. Watson will likely play with their G League team – the Westchester Knicks – again this season.
Ian Begley: Paul Watson’s deal with the Knicks is an Exhibit 10 contract, per league sources. So Watson will receive a salary bonus if he plays with the Westchester Knicks for 60 days.
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August 14, 2022 | 5:21 pm EDT Update
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