Toronto Raptors waive swingman Patrick McCaw


Mar 3, 2020; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Toronto Raptors forward Patrick McCaw (22) against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Toronto Raptors waived swingman Patrick McCaw on Friday.

The 25-year-old has been dealing with persistent knee injuries for the past two seasons.

McCaw played in only five games in 2020-21, totaling five points, four assists and three rebounds in 33 minutes.

He won an NBA championship with the Raptors in 2018-19 after celebrating back-to-back titles with the Golden State Warriors in 2016-17 and 2017-18.

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A second-round draft pick in 2016, McCaw has career averages of 3.8 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 199 games (43 starts) with the Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and Raptors.

–Field Level Media