Raptors waive former Warriors second-round pick Patrick McCaw
A former member of the Golden State Warriors 2017 and 2018 championship teams will hit the open market.
On Friday, the Toronto Raptors waived Patrick McCaw following three seasons with the team. During the 2020-21 campaign, McCaw averaged 3.7 points on 41.2% shooting from the floor with 1.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists in just five games.
With the second pick in the second round of the 2016 NBA draft, the Warriors selected McCaw out of UNLV. The guard started 20 games as a rookie, averaging 4.0 points on 43.3% shooting from the field with 1.4 boards and 1.1 assists in 15.1 minutes per contest. With Golden State dealing with injuries, McCaw played a key role in the postseason, starting three games on the way to a championship run.
After winning back-to-back titles with the Warriors in his first two seasons in the association, McCaw signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers for just three games in 2018. McCaw was quickly waived, opening up the opportunity to join the Raptors.
McCaw won his third consecutive championship as a member of the Raptors against his former team in 2019. Over three seasons in Toronto, McCaw tallied 3.6 points on 42.5% shooting from the floor with 1.4 boards and 1.2 assists per contest.
Via @Raptors on Twitter:
Thank you for everything, Champ.
Wish you nothing but the best, Pat! pic.twitter.com/FLXAJm9ONI
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) April 9, 2021
At only 25-years-old, McCaw will likely become a free agent with a bevy of postseason experience on his resume.
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