According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Raptors have come to terms with free agent Jordan Hamilton on a one-year deal. Hamilton split last season between Denver and Houston. In 60 regular season games, he averaged 6.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and shot 39.1 percent from the field.
As pointed out by Eric Koreen of The National Post, this signing puts the Raptors in a bit of a numbers crunch:
If the Raptors have indeed signed Hamilton, something will have to give. Can't carry 16 players.— Eric Koreen (@ekoreen) August 14, 2014
Recent Cherry + Bebe signings brought them to 15 guaranteed.— Eric Koreen (@ekoreen) August 14, 2014
Nobody, save for Amir Johnson, can be waived easily. And that, obviously, would be insane.— Eric Koreen (@ekoreen) August 14, 2014
Maybe there's a trade in the works?
Or would the Raptors use their stretch provision to waive someone like Landry Fields?
What do you think?