Raptors officially sign G Dennis Schroder

April 26, 2023; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Dennis Schroder (17) reacts during the second half against the Memphis Grizzlies during game five of the 2023 NBA playoffs on FedExForum. Image: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Free agent guard Dennis Schroder has signed a multi-year contract with the Toronto Raptors, the team announced Wednesday

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ESPN previously reported that the contract was for two years and was valued at $26 million.

“Dennis is fierce, he’s creative, and most importantly, he’s competitive,” Raptors president Masai Ujiri said in a news release. “We are delighted to welcome Dennis to Toronto, and are looking forward to seeing him on the courts of the Scotiabank Arena.

Schroder will be joining his sixth NBA team after a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

The 29-year-old averaged 12.6 points, 4.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds for the Lakers last season in 66 games (50 starts).

A point guard, Schroder has career averages of 14.0 points, 4.7 assists and 2.9 rebounds per game in 687 career games (317 starts) with the Atlanta Hawks (2013-18), Oklahoma City Thunder (2018-20 ), Lakers (2020-21; 2022-23), Boston Celtics (2021-22) and Houston Rockets (2022).

Toronto needs to add to its backline after longtime Raptors guard Fred VanVleet signed with the Rockets in a free agent

–Field Level Media

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