Raptors exercise option on DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan shoots two from the free-throw line. (Jack Boland/QMI AGENCY)

DeMar DeRozan shoots two from the free-throw line. (Jack Boland/QMI AGENCY)

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TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors exercised the third-year contract option on swingman DeMar DeRozan for the 2011-12 season on Thursday.

Financial details were not announced, per club policy.

DeRozan, who was selected ninth overall in the 2009 NBA Draft out of the University of Southern California, posted per-game averages of 8.6 points and 2.9 rebounds in 77 games during his rookie year in 2009-10.


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