Raptors continue to backfill roster with Ben McLemore signing

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After the Marc Gasol trade left the Raptors short-handed, the team has begun to refill its roster.

On Saturday that meant the signing of former Sacramento Kings shooting guard Ben McLemore. The seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft has had an undistinguished NBA career to date and was playing a very minor role with the Kings this season before he was cut loose, averaging 3.9 points per game in 8.3 minutes of action.

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On the plus side, the 25-year-old has traditionally been a competent shooter from beyond the arc with a career success rate of 35.3 percent.

McLemore is not the type of name that’ll get Raptors fans excited, but there should be more moves to come as the front office “attacks the buyout market”.

Ben McLemore is unlikely to be a difference maker for the Raptors. (AP)
Ben McLemore is unlikely to be a difference maker for the Raptors. (AP)

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