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DeMar DeRozan officially re-signs with Toronto, waxes poetic on love for franchise

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Nothing but love from DeRozan, as he officially signs a five-year contract to remain with the Toronto Raptors.

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"I am Toronto."

DeMar DeRozan summed it up with one of his first quotes this morning, which came moments after his signing of a five-year contract to remain with the Toronto Raptors, the team that drafted him in 2009. DeRozan has always expressed his love for Toronto and his desire to stay with the Raptors, but seeing him reflect on the journey today was particularly special. You can watch video of the press conference below.

There will be plenty to discuss on DeRozan in the coming weeks and months, but for now, it's cool to celebrate a player who loves the Raptors and is staying with the team for the foreseeable future.