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Raptors 905's Tavares Named 2016-17 Nba D-League Defensive Poy

NEW YORK - Raptors 905 center Edy Tavares, who received a GATORADE Call-Up to the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 12, has been named the 2016-17 NBA Development League Defensive Player of the Year by a vote of the league's 22 head coaches. Taveras (7-3, 265) appeared in 48 games for Raptors 905 this season, anchoring a defense that held opponents to a league-low 98.0 points per game and 42.8 percent shooting. Raptors 905 allowed 94.5 points per 100 possessions when Tavares was on the court. T...

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