Raptors sign Brown, Boucher to deals

Lorenzo Brown has been signed by the Raptors.

The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Lorenzo Brown and forward Chris Boucher, according to the team.

The 6-foot-5, 189-pound Brown signed a two-way deal with the Raptors last July. Playing for the G League 905 Raptors, he averaged 18.8 points, 8.9 assists and 1.8 steals in 33.2 minutes in 32 games (all starts) last season and was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. He also played in 14 games with the Raptors, averaging 2.3 points and 1.1 boards in 9.9 minutes.

The 6-10, 200-pound Boucher played on a two-way contract with the Golden State Warriors last season, playing 20 games with the G League Santa Cruz Warriors, averaging 11.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.1 blocked shots in 22.2 minutes. He also played one game with the Warriors.

Brown, a three-year player at North Carolina State University (2010-13), was taken with the 52nd overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2013 draft. In 77 career NBA games with Philadelphia, Minnesota, Phoenix and Toronto, a raging 3.1 points, 1.6 rebonds and 2.0 assists in 12.6 minutes.

Boucher was raised in Montreal and played collegiately at Oregon (2015-17).