Jodie Meeks signing 10-day contract with the Raptors
Free agent shooting guard Jodie Meeks is signing a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
The NBA suspended Meeks 25 games for violating the NBA/NBPA anti-drug program.
Free agent guard Jodie Meeks is signing a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 20, 2019
Meeks played in 77 games last season for the Wizards. He averaged 6.3 points and 1.6 rebounds per game while shooting 39.9 percent from the field and 34.3 percent from beyond the arc.
Meeks, 31, began his NBA career with the Bucks. He has since played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic and Wizards. The 41st overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft has career averages of 9.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 531 games.
Meeks can shoot the ball well from the 3-point line. The best season of his career was in 2013-14 with the Lakers. The guard averaged 15.7 points per game for the Purple and Gold.
The Raptors are 43-16 on the season, good for second place in the Eastern Conference standings. They ended the All-Star break on a six-game winning streak. We’ll see how the team plans to use Meeks when the second half of the season starts.