The Raptors acquired Poeltl from the Spurs on Wednesday in exchange for Khem Birch, a protected 2024 first-round pick and two future second-round picks, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

Poeltl will rejoin the team that drafted him in 2016 before he was moved to San Antonio in 2018 as part of the Kawhi Leonard. In his return to Toronto, Poeltl projects to step in as the Raptors' primary center, with Precious Achiuwa likely to lose out significant minutes as a result. Poeltl's usage rate may decrease given the upgraded surrounding cast in Toronto, but he's shown the ability to be a strong fantasy asset without being a primary option. Over his 46 starts with San Antonio this season, Poeltl averaged 12.1 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.2 blocks across 26.0 minutes per game while shooting 61.6 percent from the floor.

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