2011–12 Toronto Raptors season

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2011–12 Toronto Raptors season
Head coach Dwane Casey
Owner(s) Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Arena Air Canada Centre
Results
Record 23–43 (.348)
Place Division: 4th (Atlantic)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television NBA TV Canada, Rogers Sportsnet, Rogers Sportsnet One, TSN, TSN2
Radio CJCL
< 2010–11 2012–13 >

The 2011–12 Toronto Raptors season was the 17th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The season start was delayed, and the season schedule was compressed due to the 2011 NBA lockout. The Raptors finished the season with a 22–43 record and did not make it to the playoffs.

Key dates[edit]

Draft Picks[edit]

Main article: 2011 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Club Team
1 5 Jonas Valančiūnas C  Lithuania Lietuvos rytas

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Toronto Raptors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
C 50 Alabi, Solomon 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 251 lb (114 kg) 1988–03–21 Florida State
G 6 Anderson, Alan 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1982–10–16 Michigan State
F/C 7 Bargnani, Andrea (C) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1985–10–26 Italy
G 5 Bayless, Jerryd 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1988–08–20 Arizona
G 8 Calderón, José 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1981–09–28 Spain
F 32 Davis, Ed 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1989–06–05 North Carolina
G 1 Dentmon, Justin 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1985–09–05 Washington
G/F 10 DeRozan, DeMar 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1989–08–07 Southern California
F 3 Forbes, Gary 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1985–02–25 Massachusetts
C 34 Gray, Aaron 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 270 lb (122 kg) 1984–12–07 Pittsburgh
F 15 Johnson, Amir 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1987–05–01 Westchester HS (CA)
F 2 Johnson, James 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1987–02–20 Wake Forest
F 11 Kleiza, Linas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1985–01–03 Missouri
C 21 Magloire, Jamaal 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1978–05–21 Kentucky
G 18 Uzoh, Ben 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1988–03–18 Tulsa
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Scott McCullough

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Reserve Inactive
C Aaron Gray Amir Johnson Solomon Alabi
PF Andrea Bargnani Ed Davis Jamaal Magloire
SF James Johnson Linas Kleiza Gary Forbes
SG DeMar DeRozan Unknown
PG José Calderón Jerryd Bayless

Pre-season[edit]

Game log[edit]

2011 pre-season game log
2011–12 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 39 27 .591 24–9 15–18 8–6
x-New York Knicks 36 30 .545 3 22–11 14–19 8–6
x-Philadelphia 76ers 35 31 .530 4 19–14 16–17 7–6
Toronto Raptors 23 43 .348 16 13–20 10–23 7–8
New Jersey Nets 22 44 .333 17 9–24 13–20 5–9


# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Chicago Bulls 50 16 .758
2 y-Miami Heat 46 20 .697 4
3 x-Indiana Pacers 42 24 .636 8
4 y-Boston Celtics 39 27 .591 11
5 x-Atlanta Hawks 40 26 .606 10
6 x-Orlando Magic 37 29 .561 13
7 x-New York Knicks 36 30 .545 14
8 x-Philadelphia 76ers 35 31 .530 15
9 Milwaukee Bucks 31 35 .470 19
10 Detroit Pistons 25 41 .379 25
11 Toronto Raptors 23 43 .348 27
12 New Jersey Nets 22 44 .333 28
13 Cleveland Cavaliers 21 45 .318 29
14 Washington Wizards 20 46 .303 30
15 Charlotte Bobcats 7 59 .106 43

Game log[edit]

2011–12 game log
Total: 23–43 (Home: 13–20; Road: 10–23)
2011–12 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Alabi, SolomonSolomon Alabi 14 0 8.7 .361 .875 3.4 .2 .1 .6 2.4
Anderson, AlanAlan Anderson[1] 17 12 27.1 .387 .393 .853 2.0 1.5 .3 .2 9.6
Barbosa, LeandroLeandro Barbosa[1] 42 0 22.5 .436 .360 .835 1.9 1.5 .9 .2 12.2
Bargnani, AndreaAndrea Bargnani 31 31 33.3 .432 .296 .873 5.5 2.0 .6 .5 19.5
Bayless, JerrydJerryd Bayless 31 11 22.7 .424 .423 .852 2.1 3.8 .8 .1 11.4
Butler, RasualRasual Butler[1] 34 14 13.3 .308 .273 .583 1.9 .6 .2 .1 3.2
Calderon, JoséJosé Calderon 53 53 33.9 .457 .371 .882 3.0 8.8 .9 .1 10.5
Carter, AnthonyAnthony Carter[1] 24 0 8.7 .321 .294 .800 1.4 1.4 .3 .2 2.0
Davis, EdEd Davis 66 9 23.2 .513 .000 .670 6.6 .9 .6 1.0 6.3
DeRozan, DeMarDeMar DeRozan 63 63 35.0 .422 .261 .810 3.3 2.0 .8 .3 16.7
Dentmon, JustinJustin Dentmon[1] 4 0 18.0 .364 .200 .667 1.8 2.3 .3 .0 5.5
Forbes, GaryGary Forbes 48 2 14.9 .413 .349 .725 2.1 1.1 .5 .1 6.6
Gray, AaronAaron Gray 49 40 16.6 .516 .532 5.7 .6 .4 .3 3.9
Johnson, AmirAmir Johnson 64 43 24.3 .576 .400 .690 6.4 1.2 .5 1.1 7.1
Johnson, JamesJames Johnson 62 40 25.2 .450 .317 .704 4.7 2.0 1.1 1.4 9.1
Kleiza, LinasLinas Kleiza 49 3 21.6 .402 .346 .810 4.1 .9 .5 .1 9.7
Magloire, JamaalJamaal Magloire 34 1 11.0 .378 .259 3.3 .2 .1 .3 1.2
Uzoh, BenBen Uzoh[1] 16 8 22.3 .351 .000 .579 3.9 3.7 1.0 .2 4.8
  • 1 Statistics with the Toronto Raptors.

Injuries[edit]

  • On March 26 Jerryd Bayless had a partial tear in his left oblique muscle during a game against the Orlando Magic and was out for the remainder of the season.[2]

Transactions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Players Added

Via free agency

10-day contracts

Players Lost

Via trade

Via free agency

Waived

Trades[edit]

March 15, 2012 To Toronto Raptors
Leandro Barbosa
To Indiana Pacers
Future second round pick
Cash considerations

Free agents[edit]

Additions
Player Date signed Former team
Jamaal Magloire December 9 Miami Heat
Rasual Butler December 10 Chicago Bulls
Aaron Gray December 11 New Orleans Hornets
Anthony Carter December 12 New York Knicks
Gary Forbes December 14 Denver Nuggets
Subtractions
Player Date signed New team
Reggie Evans December 22 Los Angeles Clippers

Many players signed with teams from other leagues due to the 2011 NBA lockout. FIBA allows players under NBA contracts to sign and play for teams from other leagues if the contracts have opt-out clauses that allow the players to return to the NBA if the lockout ends.[3] The Chinese Basketball Association, however, only allows its clubs to sign foreign free agents who could play for at least the entire season.[4]

Played in other leagues during lockout
Player Date signed New team Opt-out clause
Sonny Weems July 8 Žalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania) No
Leandro Barbosa August 18 Flamengo (Brazil) Yes
Joey Dorsey September 26 Caja Laboral (Spain) No
Alexis Ajinça November 10 Hyères-Toulon (France) Yes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Report: NBA draft moving to Newark". ESPN.com. October 27, 2010. Archived from the original on 30 October 2010. Retrieved October 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ Raptors' Jerryd Bayless to miss rest of season, USA Today. March 28, 2012. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  3. ^ "FIBA: NBA stars can play overseas". ESPN.com. ESPN Internet Ventures. July 30, 2011. Retrieved August 2, 2011.
  4. ^ Sun Xiaochen (August 21, 2011). "New rule shuts door on NBA stars". China Daily. Archived from the original on August 31, 2011.