Report: Raptors sign guard Jodie Meeks for remainder of season

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Orlando Magic centre Nikola Vucevic (9) looks on as Toronto Raptors guard Jodie Meeks (20) drives to the net during first half NBA basketball action. (Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The Toronto Raptors have reportedly signed guard Jodie Meeks for the remainder of the season, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

Meeks was previously signed by the Raptors to a 10-day contract on Feb. 20. The 31-year-old appeared in two games with Toronto, averaging 7.5 points on 37.5 per cent shooting from three-point range in 12 minutes per contest.

The veteran figures to slide in behind Patrick McCaw on the Raptors’ depth chart going forward.

Over the course of his 10-year career, the University of Kentucky alumni has knocked down 37.2 per cent of his threes on nearly four attempts from long range per game.

Meeks career-best season was in 2013-14 with the Los Angeles Lakers, when he averaged 15.7 points on 40.1 per cent shooting from beyond the arc.

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