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Raptors sign free-agent Austin Daye

The Toronto Raptors have signed free-agent forward Austin Daye. The six-foot-11, 200-pound forward has appeared in 237 regular-season games (24 starts) with Detroit and Memphis, averaging 5.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 15.4 minutes.

Forward was part of the 3-team deal that brought Rudy Gay to Toronto

Former Memphis Grizzlies forward Austin Daye has signed on with the Toronto Raptors. The former first-round pick was dealt by the Pistons to the Grizzlies last January as part of the three-team deal that brought Rudy Gay to Toronto. (Stephen Gosling/Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors have signed free-agent forward Austin Daye.

The six-foot-11, 200-pound forward has appeared in 237 regular-season games (24 starts) with Detroit and Memphis, averaging 5.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 15.4 minutes.

Daye posted career bests of 28 points versus Miami on January 25, 2012 and 11 rebounds at Atlanta on December 26, 2012.

Daye averaged 4.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 55 games last season while shooting .418 from three-point range. He appeared in four post-season contests with the Grizzlies, totalling seven points in 20 minutes.

A first-round pick (15th overall) by Detroit in the 2009 draft, Daye was dealt by the Pistons to the Grizzlies on January 30, 2013, as part of the three-team deal that brought Rudy Gay to Toronto.

A native of Mission Viejo, Calif., Daye played two seasons at Gonzaga.