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TORONTO, CANADA - March 13 : Axel Toupane #6 of the Raptors 905 drives the ball during the game against the Austin Spurs at the Air Canada Centre on March 13, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Pelicans Sign Axel Toupane for Remainder of 2016-17 Season

April 10, 2017 

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard/forward Axel Toupane (pronounced too-PON) for the remainder of the 2016-17 season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Toupane, 6-7, 210, most recently played for Raptors 905 of the NBA Development League. In 36 games, Toupane has averaged 16.1 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 27.6 minutes per contest for the 905. Undrafted in 2014, the French native has appeared in 23 career regular season games with Milwaukee and Denver, averaging 3.3 points and 1.3 rebounds in 13.5 minutes per game.

Toupane will wear #10. New Orleans’ roster now stands at 15.


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