clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Raptors add Axel Toupane to the eventual training camp mix

Along with the signing of Michale Kyser, Axel Toupane was also inked to a deal.

Masai Ujiri added another Summer Leaguer to the Raptors roster on Thursday, signing Axel Toupane to compete for a spot in training camp.

Toupane didn't get a ton of run in Vegas, but was a solid contributor to Strasbourg in the top tier of the French league last season. As a 6'9" and 205 pound forward, Toupane averaged 18.5 minutes in 42 games while scoring 7.5 points and grabbing 2.5 boards a game.

There are no complete highlight tapes on YouTube of Toupane, so he's a bit of a mystery. Here's a video of him draining a three in a playoff game in France:

As per usual, the Raptors beat reporters weighed in with some additional details on the signing:

What do you guys think of Axel Toupane (and his badass name)?