Report: Raptors, DeMarre Carroll agree to four-year, $60 million deal

Wednesday July 1st, 2015

Free-agent forward DeMarre Carroll has agreed to a four-year, $60 million deal with the Toronto Raptors, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.

Carroll spent the last two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks and became a valuable third scoring option during this year’s playoff run. During the regular season, Carroll averaged 12.6 points (a career-high), 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists while playing in 70 games.

During Atlanta’s run to the Eastern Conference finals, Carroll upped his scoring average to 14.4 points in Hawks’ 16 postseason games.

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The Hawks entered free agency with nearly $25 million in salary cap space.

The team reportedly offered All-Star forward Paul Millsap a four-year, $80 million maximum deal. Millsap is reportedly deciding on returning to Atlanta or signing a similar deal with the Orlando Magic.

Carroll, 28, a former first-round pick by the Memphis Grizzlies, has spent time on the Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz.

In six NBA seasons, Carroll has a career averages of 7.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists.

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