posted on Jul, 3 2004 @ 08:17 PM
Toronto, Ontario (Sports Network) - The Toronto Raptors signed first-round draft pick Rafael Araujo on Saturday. Araujo, a 6'11" center, was the
eighth overall selection in the 2004 NBA Draft.
"We are excited to have Rafael and have him join our summer league team,"
said Toronto general manager Rob Babcock. "This will be a good
opportunity to expose him to our basketball philosophy."
Araujo split his four-year collegiate career between Brigham Young and Arizona Western Community College. In two seasons at BYU, he averaged 15.1
points and 9.5 rebounds. Araujo also averaged 14.9 points and 9.5 boards at Arizona Western.