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Raptors re-sign veteran centre Magloire

TSN.ca Staff

9/18/2012 4:28:54 PM

The Toronto Raptors have re-signed veteran centre Jamaal Magloire.

A veteran of 12 NBA seasons, Magloire averaged 1.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 11.0 minutes in 34 appearances with the Raptors last season. He has appeared in 46 postseason contests, averaging 7.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 19.8 minutes. 

Magloire came to the Raptors after spending three seasons with the Miami Heat. His best statistical campaign came in 2003-04 when he was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Magloire averaged 13.6 points, 10.3 rebounds and 33.9 minutes in 82 games with the New Orleans Hornets in 2003-04.

Magloire was born in Toronto and attended high school at Eastern School of Commerce. He is the first Canadian-born player to play for the Raptors in the club's history.