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Raptors officially sign Pietrus, waive McGuire

The Canadian Press

11/30/2012 11:23:15 AM

TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors signed free-agent swingman Mickael Pietrus on Friday and waived forward Dominic McGuire.

The six-foot-six Pietrus has a .357 three-point shooting percentage over his nine-year NBA career. He 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.

Pietrus began his professional career in his native France with Pau Orthez. He played four seasons with the club, averaging 9.0 points and 2.6 rebounds in 94 games.

McGuire averaged 2.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in 15 games for Toronto this season.