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Raptors re-sign Patrick McCaw, reportedly for two years, $8M

2019 NBA Finals - Game One

TORONTO, ONTARIO - MAY 30: Patrick McCaw #1 of the Toronto Raptors celebrates a basket against the Golden State Warriors in the second half during Game One of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena on May 30, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

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Patrick McCaw has won three championships in his three NBA seasons.

His unconventional departure from the Warriors to the Raptors (via the Cavaliers) will also pay off in the most literal sense.

When McCaw was a restricted free agent last summer, Golden State reportedly offered him a two-year contract that guaranteed slightly more than $2 million the first season and held a nearly $3 million team option.

Instead, McCaw signed an unmatched offer sheet with Cleveland (where he earned $375,000), got waived and went to Toronto (where he earned another $777,665).

Now, he’ll seemingly come out ahead.

Raptors release:

The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they have re-signed forward Patrick McCaw.

Blake Murphy of The Athletic:

That’s more than I expected for McCaw, but Toronto clearly likes him.

The 23-year-old McCaw is a good defensive wing who must develop his outside shot. He’s a solid passer. Better ball-handling would unlock that skill.

With Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard leaving, McCaw will provide depth on the wing. He could also bring fortune to the Raptors.

Every player who won three straight championships while switching teams during the streak won a fourth straight title.