The Toronto Raptors reduced their roster to the league maximum 15 players on Saturday. The four players on non-guaranteed contracts were released as expected.
The waived players include free-agent guard Shannon Scott, guard-forward Axel Toupane and forwards Michale Kyser and Ronald Roberts. It is hoped they will join the Raptors D-League affiliate, Raptors 905.
RAPTORS RELEASE FOUR
Roster Reduced To 15
The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday they have waived free-agent guard Shannon Scott, guard-forward Axel Toupane (too-PON) and forwards Michale (Michael) Kyser and Ronald Roberts.
Scott totaled two points, four rebounds, two assists and 16 minutes in two outings.
Toupane appeared in two games where he was scoreless with two rebounds in 21 minutes.
Kyser was held scoreless with two rebounds in five minutes in his lone preseason appearance.
Roberts saw action in three preseason contests recording 10 points and eight rebounds in 23 minutes.
The Raptors finished their 2015 preseason schedule with a 5-2 mark. They will open the 2015-16 regular season Wednesday at Air Canada Centre at 7:30 p.m. when they play host to the Indiana Pacers.