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Raptors recall guard Buycks from NBA Development League

The Canadian Press

3/9/2014 5:21:14 PM

TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors have recalled rookie guard Dwight Buycks from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.

Buycks was reassigned to the Jam on March 5. He appeared in three games, totalling 61 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists in 98 minutes. Buycks scored a game-high 28 points on 12-for-19 shooting from the field March 5 against the Texas Legends.

This was Buycks' second stint in the NBA D-League this season. He is averaging 15.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 28.8 minutes in eight games (two starts) with the Jam. He has scored in double figures six times.

Buycks has appeared in 13 games for the Raptors this season recording 41 points, 10 assists, 20 rebounds and six steals in 124 minutes. He posted a season-best 10 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals December 10 versus San Antonio.

Buycks will be available for Sunday's game versus the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center.