The Toronto Raptors have signed seven-foot centre Aaron Gray, the club announced Sunday.
Gray played for the New Orleans Hornets last season, averaging 3.1 points and 4.2 rebounds and a career-high 13.0 minutes. He shot .566 from the field in his 41 appearances, including six as a starter.
Gray was a second-round selection (49th overall) by Chicago in the 2007 NBA Draft. He was dealt by the Bulls to the Hornets in January 2010. He has seen action in 190 career games with 25 starts, averaging 3.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 11.4 minutes.
While with the Bulls, Gray posted career-highs against Toronto on April 16, 2008 when he recorded 19 points and 22 rebounds in 35 minutes of play.