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Raptors sign free agent F Pietrus to reported one-year deal

TSN.ca Staff

11/30/2012 10:50:10 AM

The Toronto Raptors have found help at shooting guard, signing free agent foward Mickael Pietrus.

Financial details were not disclosed but according to USA TODAY, it's a one-year deal.

A veteran of nine seasons, Pietrus has averaged 8.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 21.5 minutes in 538 career games.

Pietrus was selected 11th overall by Golden State in the 2003 NBA Draft. He spent five seasons with the Warriors before splitting his last four years between Orlando, Phoenix and Boston.

To make room for Pietrus on the roster, the Raptors released small forward Dominic McGuire.

McGuire appeared in 15 games and averaged 2.1 points and 3.4 rebounds.