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Anthony Bennett confirms signing with Raptors

Anthony Bennett on Twitter that he has signed with the Raptors, confirming a move that has been the subject of speculation for the past couple of days.

Canadian forward posts message on Twitter

Anthony Bennett took to social media on Sunday to announce his signing with the Toronto Raptors. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

Anthony Bennett is coming home to play.

The 22-year-old from Toronto announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Raptors, confirming a move that has been the subject of speculation for the past couple of days.

Bennett reportedly signed a one-year, league-minimum deal.

The Canadian has had a rough two seasons in the NBA since he was the surprise No. 1 overall pick drafted by Cleveland in 2013.

He battled injuries in both his rookie season with the Cavaliers, and second season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he landed in the Kevin Love deal.

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