Raptors re-sign Jeff Dowtin Jr. and Ron Harper Jr., signal Javon Freeman-Liberty – NBA Weblog – NBA Basketball Weblog

The Toronto Raptors have re-signed guard Jeff Dowtin Jr.

Additionally, the staff re-signed guard-forward Ron Harper Jr. and signed guard Javon Freeman-Liberty to two-way contracts.

Dowtin, 6-foot-3, 176 kilos, averaged 2.4 factors, 1.2 assists and 10.4 minutes in 25 video games as a two-way participant with the Raptors final season. In 19 common season video games with Raptors 905 within the NBA G League, Dowtin averaged 16.9 factors, 5.9 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 32.8 minutes. He shot .502 (117-233) from the sphere and scored in double figures in 17 video games, together with 20 or extra factors eight occasions, with the 905.

A local of Higher Marlboro, Maryland, Dowtin has performed in 34 profession NBA video games with Golden State, Milwaukee, Orlando and Toronto, averaging 2.4 factors, 1.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 10.8 minutes. Previous to going undrafted in 2020, Dowtin spent his whole school profession on the College of Rhode Island (2016-20) the place he earned Atlantic 10 Third Group honours as a senior.

Harper, 6-foot-5, 242 kilos, returns to the Raptors the place he spent his rookie season additionally as a two-way participant. He posted averages of two.2 factors, 0.8 rebounds and 5.3 minutes in 9 video games with Toronto, and averaged 17.3 factors, 5.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.1 blocks, 1.1 steals and 32.7 minutes in 29 common season contests with Raptors 905. He scored 10+ factors in 26 video games and recorded three double-doubles with the 905. Harper set season highs with 30 factors, 11 assists and 10 rebounds Mar. 21 in opposition to School Park.

A local of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, Harper joined the Raptors as an undrafted free agent following 4 seasons (2018-22) at Rutgers. As a senior, he was named to the All-Huge Ten Second Group and was one among 5 finalists for the Julius Erving Small Ahead of the 12 months Award for the second consecutive season.

Freeman-Liberty, 6-foot-4, 180 kilos, appeared in 17 common season video games with Windy Metropolis within the NBA G League final season. He averaged 18.4 factors, 5.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.4 steals and 30.2 minutes, whereas capturing .493 (107-217) from the ground, together with .376 (32-85) from three-point vary. Freeman-Liberty scored 20+ factors seven occasions and had season-high 39 factors Jan. 16 in opposition to Cleveland.

A local of Chicago, Illinois, Freeman-Liberty performed two seasons at Valparaiso (2018-20) earlier than transferring to DePaul (2020-22) for his closing two years. He earned Second Group All-BIG EAST honours as a senior after averaging 21.7 factors, which ranked eighth amongst all NCAA Division l gamers.

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