Raptors sign Kris Humphries to contract extension
The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have signed forward Kris Humphries to a multi-year contract extension through the 2010-11 season. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.
Humphries averaged 7.0 points and 7.1 rebounds over the final 10 games of last season (March 30 – April 18). He grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds, tied his career high with three blocks, and set a new career personal best with 33 minutes April 13 at Detroit. He recorded a season-high 16 points, going a perfect seven-for-seven from the field February 28 at Houston.
Humphries was acquired by the Raptors from the Utah Jazz on June 8, 2006. He was selected in the first round (14th overall) by the Jazz in the 2004 NBA Draft. He has averaged 3.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 11.4 minutes in 189 regular season games in his three NBA seasons.
Humphries played one season at the University of Minnesota before declaring as an early entry for the NBA Draft. He became the first freshman to lead the Big Ten in scoring (21.7) and rebounding (10.1) in the same season. He was named 2004 Big Ten Freshman of the Year and All-Big Ten First Team by the media and coaches.
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