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Raptors pick up Nando De Colo from Spurs

The Toronto Raptors acquired guard Nando De Colo from the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for forward Austin Daye at the NBA trade deadline on Thursday.

Former first-round pick is averaging 4.3 points this season

Nando De Colo is averaging 4.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 11.6 minutes in 26 appearances, including three starts, this season. (D.Clarke Evans/Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors acquired guard Nando De Colo from San Antonio in exchange for forward Austin Daye on Thursday.

De Colo has appeared in 26 games for San Antonio this season, averaging 4.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists.

He holds career averages of 4.0 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 98 appearances with the Spurs and matched his career high with 15 points this February at Charlotte.

De Colo, a native of France, was selected with the 53rd overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by San Antonio and began his pro career in 2006 with Cholet Basket in the French ProA League.

He played three seasons with Cholet, averaging 12.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.3 steals in 83 games.

Daye appeared in eight games for Toronto, totalling eight points, seven rebounds and two assists after signing as a free-agent in July.

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