Toronto Raptors re-sign forward Serge Ibaka to three-year deal

Toronto Raptors re-sign forward Serge Ibaka to three-year deal

The Sixers on Saturday agreed with guard J.J. Redick on a one-year, $23 million deal, a source confirmed to CSNPhilly.com's Jessica Camerato.

The team has also tried to get rid of DeMarre Carroll's contract, because Toronto will be into the luxury tax if Lowry returns as well, which remains the expected outcome.

Ibaka was dealt from the Orlando Magic to the Toronto Raptors midseason previous year, and the Raptors are expected to make a strong push to keep the 6-foot-10 power forward. Per The Vertical's Shams Charania, Lowry's contract will be worth $100 million over three seasons, which averages just about $33 million per season. This can allow Toronto to clear out a ton of salary then to reset if they want. And he's going back to a team that has posted consecutive 50-win seasons and reached the playoffs in each of the last four years.

"I'm coming back to Toronto because my heart is telling me that it's home - and because staying home, for me and my family, feels like the right thing to do".

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Now that's been proven.

Ibaka gave the Raptors 14.2 points per game as well, shooting 39.8 percent from 3-point range with 1.8 made triples a night.

Toronto clearly hasn't changed its thinking.

He was acquired in exchange for Terrence Ross and a first-round draft pick - a big price that would have looked even bigger if the Raptors had lost Ibaka for nothing this summer.

Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri had acquired the big man from the Orlando Magic last February after rumours were swirling around the National Basketball Association weeks before the trade deadline. He previously played for the Oklahoma City Thunder, with whom he began his career in 2009.

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