Raptors acquire Miles in deal with Pacers

The Toronto Raptors acquired veteran swingman C.J. Miles in a
sign-and-trade deal from the Indiana Pacers for point guard Cory
Joseph, ESPN reported Sunday.

Miles will reportedly sign a three-year, $25 million deal with a
player option on the final season.

Miles previously declined a $4.8 million player option to become a
free agent.

Miles, 30, averaged 10.7 points and shot a career-best 41.3 percent
from 3-point range last season. He has a career average of 9.8 over
12 NBA seasons with the Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers and the
Pacers.

Joseph, 25, averaged career bests of 9.3 points and 3.3 assists
last season in his second campaign with Toronto. He spent his first
four seasons with the San Antonio Spurs and has career averages of
6.8 points and 2.5 assists.

Meanwhile, the Raptors announced Sunday they signed forward OG
Anunoby to a rookie contract.

Anunoby is under contract through the 2018-19 season, with two team
option years to follow. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The Raptors selected Anunoby with the 23rd overall pick in the
draft last month.

The 6-foot-8, 232-pound Anunoby played two seasons at Indiana,
averaging 6.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 17.4 minutes. He totaled 48
steals and 47 blocks in 50 career games (10 starts).

Anunoby averaged 11.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 25.1 minutes this
past season. He sustained a season-ending injury to his right knee
on Jan. 18 at Penn State.

Toronto also signed swingman Malcolm Miller to a two-way contract
and forward Alfonzo McKinnie to a multi-year deal.

The 6-foot-7 Miller averaged 7.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 29
games for Alba Berlin of the German Bundesliga last season. He
played college basketball at Holy Cross.

The 6-foot-8 McKinnie averaged 14.9 points and 9.2 rebounds in 50
games for the Windy City Bulls of the G League last season and
played in the league’s All-Star game. He split his college career
at Eastern Illinois and Wisconsin-Green Bay.

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