The Raptors extended qualifying offers to three players coming off their rookie deals, making them restricted free agents. The Raptors will retain matching rights on guards Nando De Colo and Greivis Vasquez, as well as forward Patrick Patterson as they head into free agency.
Nando De Colo made a brief debut off the bench for the Raptors against the Magic on Sunday. De Colo logged just five minutes of game action, and was held scoreless with three rebounds and one assist in a 105-90 victory.
Newly acquired guard Nando De Colo is in the process of receiving his Canadian visa and will not be available to make his Raptors debut until Sunday against the Cavaliers, according to TSN.ca on Friday.De Colo was traded from San Antonio to Toronto in exchange for forward Austin Daye. He averaged 4.3 points, 1.2 assists and 1.7 rebounds per game with the Spurs this season.
The Raptors and Spurs agreed to a minor trade just before Thursday's deadline, with the Spurs sending guard Nando De Colo to the Toronto in exchange for forward Austin Daye. Neither player has seen the floor much this season, with De Colo having logged just 301 minutes for the Spurs. Daye has appeared in just eight games for the Raptors, playing a total of 33 minutes off the bench.
Spurs guard Nando De Colo suffered a nasal fracture Thursday, but played on for the shorthanded Spurs in a 103-89 loss to the Nets. Starting his second game of the season, De Colo put together a solid game despite having to play much of it with a hastily procured mask. De Colo scored 11 points on 4 of 9 shooting in 27 minutes, and filled up the box score well with three rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block in the loss. De Colo has struggled to find much playing time on a deep Spurs roster, appearing in just 22 of the first 50 games for the Spurs. He is averaging just 4.0 points and 1.2 assists per game.
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