LOS ANGELES – The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Armoni Brooks to a second 10-day contract to shore up the depleted backcourt.

The six-foot-three, 195-pound Brooks appeared in four games during his first 10-day deal, logging 22 minutes last Saturday at Denver, recording three points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block.

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In 45 games (nine starts) with Houston and Toronto this season, Brooks is averaging 5.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and 16.1 minutes.

The announcement came a couple of hours before the Raptors tipped off against the Clippers to cap their western road trip.

The Raptors were on a four-game winning streak, despite missing guards Fred VanVleet (knee soreness) and Malachi Flynn (hamstring strain) for some of those games.

Brooks signed a two-way contract with the Rockets in April 2021 following two seasons in the G League with College Park (2019-20) and Rio Grande Valley (2020-21).

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 16, 2022.

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