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Raptors sign guard Trey Johnson to 10-day deal, dump Gaines

The Canadian Press

1/26/2011 3:13:39 PM

TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors signed guard Trey Johnson to a 10-day contract Wednesday and released Sundiata Gaines early from his deal to make room on the roster.

The six-foot-five, 215-pound Johnson is the leading scorer in the D-League, averaging 25.8 points in 26 games for the Bakersfield Jam.

He is also averaging 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists while shooting 51 per cent from the field.

A product of Jackson State in Mississippi, Johnson played four games with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2008-09 and in October attended training camp with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Gaines was signed to a second 10-day contract Monday after appearing in six games with the Raptors, averaging 5.8 points, 1.8 assists and 15 minutes.