The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have reassigned forward Bruno Caboclo (cuh-BO-clo) to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Caboclo will continue to be included on the Raptors’ roster and will remain on the team’s inactive list. He is expected to be in uniform for the Mad Ants on Thursday when they face the Grand Rapids Drive in Michigan (8 p.m. ET).
Caboclo appeared in three games with Fort Wayne from December 27-30, averaging 4.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 13.0 minutes. He tallied 13 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in 20 minutes in his first game December 27 at Iowa.
Caboclo made his NBA debut November 21 versus Milwaukee and scored a season-high eight points in 12 minutes of action. He shot two-for-three from beyond the arc with a rebound and a block against the Bucks. He has played a total of 16 minutes in four games with Toronto this season, recording eight points and two rebounds.
A native of Osasco, Brazil, Caboclo was selected 20th overall by Toronto in the 2014 NBA Draft. He appeared in 16 Brazil League games for Pinheiros/Sky last season, averaging 4.9 points and 3.1 rebounds. Caboclo was the MVP of the 2013 Basketball Without Borders South America camp in Buenos Aires.