Raptors 905 Acquires Rights to Ronald Roberts
Raptors 905, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors, announced Saturday it has acquired the returning player rights to forward Ronald Roberts from the Santa Cruz Warriors, along with Santa Cruz's own original 2016 third-round pick in exchange for Raptors 905's own original 2015 second-round pick, own original 2016 first-round pick and the returning player rights to forward Kevin Jones. Roberts will not attend Raptors 905 training camp, but is expected to join the team at a later date.
Roberts, 24, recently attended Toronto Raptors training camp. He saw action in three preseason contests recording 10 points and eight rebounds in 23 minutes. The 6-8, 225-pound forward is coming off a four-year career at Saint Joseph's University, where in 131 career games with the Hawks, the Bayonne, N.J. native averaged 27.0 minutes, 10.7 points and 6.6 rebounds.
Jones was originally acquired by Raptors 905 in this summer's NBA D-League expansion draft.
Raptors 905 training camp begins on Monday, November 2 in Mississauga. Media day is set for Wednesday, November 4 at Hershey Centre. Raptors 905 begins its 2015 preseason schedule on Thursday, November 5, when the team will visit the Windsor Express (National Basketball League of Canada) at WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ontario at 7:30 p.m. The first Raptors 905 home preseason contest is scheduled for Sunday, November 8 when the club will host the Erie BayHawks at Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario at 2 p.m.
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