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Terrence Ross from the University of Washington walks to the stage after being selected by the Toronto Raptors as the eighth overall pick in the 2012 NBA basketball Draft in Newark, New Jersey, June 28, 2012. (Reuters)

Terrence Ross from the University of Washington walks to the stage after being selected by the Toronto Raptors as the eighth overall pick in the 2012 NBA basketball Draft in Newark, New Jersey, June 28, 2012.

(Reuters)

Raptors sign Terrence Ross to rookie contract Add to ...

The Toronto Raptors signed their first-round draft pick Terrence Ross, the club announced Tuesday.

The guard from University of Washington signed a rookie two-year contract, with two team option years to follow.

The 6-foot-7, 197-pound Ross was selected by Toronto with the eighth overall pick in this year’s draft. He averaged 16.4 points and 6.4 rebounds in his second and final season with the Huskies.

The Raptors open their five-game NBA Summer League schedule on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas on Friday against the Houston Rockets.

 

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