Meet the Raptors

MIKE GANTER

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#4

CHRIS BOSH

PF: AGE 25, 6-FOOT-10

Added 15 pounds of bulk ... One of the Big Three -- LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and himself -- entering his free-agent year. Has not committed to Raps but appears open to returning if team is competitive .

#0

MARCO BELINELLI

SG: AGE 23, 6-FOOT-5

Joined the Raptors from Golden State ... Scored 37 points in his NBA Summer League debut in 2007, second highest total in league history ... A streaky shooter who spent gaps of last season nailed to Don Nelson's bench in Oakland.

#5

QUINCY DOUBY

G: AGE 25, 6-FOOT-3

Joined Raps last spring on a 10-day contract and was signed for remainder of year and through 2009-10 ... As third point guard option on Raptors, playing time expected to be sparse.

#15

AMIR JOHNSON

F: AGE 22, 6-FOOT-9

Traded to Raps along with Sonny Weems from Milwaukee for Carlos Delfino and Roko Ukic ... Was the last player to go from high school straight to the NBA ... Drafted in the second round by Detroit in 2005

SONNY WEEMS

#26

HEDO TURKOGLU

F: AGE 30, 6-FOOT-10

Acquired in sign-and-trade with Orlando in July ... Signed through 2013-14 with an early termination option ... Won the 2007-08 Most Improved Player Award while playing for Orlando.

#3

MARCUS BANKS

PG: AGE 28, 6-FOOT-2

Not expected to be a factor with the Raps this year. Was a DNP-CD a total of 58 games the past two seasons. Was traded with Shawn Marion twice, first from Phoenix to Miami and then from Miami to T.O.

#8

JOSE CALDERON

PG: AGE 29, 6-FOOT-3

Following hamstring problems, took summer off from playing for Spain ... His 87 consecutive free throws is second all-time in the NBA ... His .981 success rate from the line last year is a single-season NBA record.

REGGIE EVANS

#30

F: AGE 29, 6-FOOT-8

Acquired in swap with Philadelphia for Jason Kapono in June ... Already a fan favourite for his hustle and rugged play ... Missed the final three pre-season games with a strained left foot.

#12

RASHO NESTEROVIC

C: AGE 33, 7-FOOT-0

Returned to Toronto as a free agent after spending a year with Indiana ... Had not missed the playoffs his entire NBA career until his 11th year last season with Indiana ... Son Nikola was born in Toronto.

#24

G: AGE 23, 6-FOOT-10

Came to Raps with Amir Johnson in Carlos Delfino deal with Milwaukee ... Competed in track and football in high school as well as basketball ... Has appeared in just 12 games in NBA without a start.

#7

ANDREA BARGNANI

C: AGE: 24, 7-FOOT-0

One of one three Raptors this season, acquired by the team in the draft (1st overall in 2006) joining Bosh and rookie DeMar DeRozan ... Coming off career highs in points (15.4), rebounds (5.3) and minutes played (31.4).

#10

DEMAR DEROZAN

SG: AGE 20, 6-FOOT-7

Has athletic skills not seen around these parts since the days of Vinsanity ... Ninth overall pick spent just one season at USC before opting into the NBA draft in order to provide better care for his mother who suffers from lupus.

JARRETT JACK

#1

PG: AGE 27, 6-FOOT-3

Signed through 2012-13 ... Was a teammate of Chris Bosh for one year at Georgia Tech ... Has appeared in 206 consecutive NBA games, fifth on the current NBA Iron Man list.

#13

PATRICK O'BRYANT

C: AGE 23, 7-FOOT-0

Came to Toronto last February in a three-team deal ... Selected ninth overall by Golden State in 2006 draft ... His three starts late last season with Raptors were first of his NBA career.

#21

ANTOINE WRIGHT

G/F: AGE 25, 6-FOOT-7

Traded to Toronto with Devean George for Shawn Marion, Kris Humphries and Nathan Jawai and cash ... Signed through 2010 ... Started 53 games with Dallas last season.


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