Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors extend qualifying offers to Fred VanVleet, Malcolm Miller and Nando de Colo

fred-vanvleet-062718-ftr
Fred VanVleet (Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors have extended qualifying offers to guards Fred VanVleet and Nando de Colo as well as forward Malcolm Miller, the team announced Wednesday. The three players are all now restricted free agents in the 2018 offseason, meaning Toronto has the ability to match any offer sheet signed by the players.

VanVleet is projected to command interest on the free agent market this offseason. In his second season out of Wichita State, the 6-0 guard averaged 8.6 points and 3.2 assists in 76 games as a reserve, finishing third in voting for the Kia Sixth Man Award.

Miller joined the Raptors on a two-way contract in the 2017-18 season. He appeared in 15 games, earned four starts and scored a career-high eight points in a Raptors win over the Knicks in March.

Nando de Colo was traded to the Raptors in January 2014 and appeared in 21 games at the end of the 2013-14 season. In his time with Toronto, the French guard averaged 3.1 points before signing with CSKA Moscow in 2014. De Colo, the 2016 EuroLeague MVP, has been a First-Team All-EuroLeague selection for the past three seasons.

Keep up to date with all of the latest :tag: news!
Sure Not Now

NBA Free Agency begins Sunday, July 1.

More from NBA.com

rajon-rondo-092518-ftr-getty.jpg
Rondo to open season as Lakers starting point guard
Kyle Irving
NBA_Vince Carter.jpg
ON THIS DATE: Vince Carter jumps over Frederic Weis
Carlan Gay
lonzo-ball-lebron-james-092518-ftr-nba-getty.jpg
30 teams in 30 days: Los Angeles Lakers
Kyle Irving
lebron-092518-ftr-getty.jpg
Biggest offseason moves: Pacific Division
Gilbert McGregor
lbj-092518-ftr-getty.jpg
When LeBron and other stars return to play former teams
Scott Rafferty and Gilbert McGregor
NBA_Summer-Workout-Plan_Lonzo.jpg
How Lonzo can become LeBron's dream point guard
Scott Rafferty
More News