TORONTO -- Julian Wright has found Toronto very welcoming and now would like to give something back on the court.
Wright, the 6-foot-8 forward acquired from the New Orleans Hornets for Marco Belinelli this summer is hoping to be a contributor on a team where playing time is very much up in the air.
Wright, still just 23, played well as a rookie for the Hornets before taking a step back the past two seasons.
The personable native of the Chicago area said the coaching staff and players have helped him fit in quickly.
Wright feels he can bring something.
"I'm energetic, bounce around the floor, able to get points off rebounds, run the floor," Wright said in describing his game.
"I just want to be counted on in a lot of ways. (I'm) working on being more aggressive, taking it to the hoop."
Wright said former teammate Morris Peterson had good things to say about Toronto, but he wasn't able to get in touch with the ex-Raptor recently for more of a heads up.