Anas Osama joins Toronto Raptors Summer League roster

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Anas Osama

Zamalek and Egypt basketball player has been included in the roster for 2021 .

After four impressive years with Louisville, Anas Osama went undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft despite making the ACC all defensive team that same year.

He went on to play for the Memphis Grizzlies in the Summer League but quickly returned to his home country where he signed for Zamalek.

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The 26-year-old went on to win two Egyptian League titles, where he was named MVP in 2021. He also played a major role in helping them win the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) trophy this year, which caught the attention of several NBA scouts.

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Anas was named BAL Defensive Player of the Year and was included in the All-BAL Team and the Raptors decided to include him in their roster for the Summer League.

All 30 NBA teams participate in the Summer League and play a total of five games between August 8 and 15. The top two teams from their first four games will play in the Championship Game on August 17.

The 28 teams not playing in the Championship Game will then play a fifth game.

The Raptors will have their first game against the New York Knicks on Sunday August 8, before facing the Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the Charlotte Hornets.