Friday , Mar , 12 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Blount signing among Raptors’ moves

Toronto, ON (Sports Network) – The Toronto Raptors signed free-agent forward
Corie Blount for the remainder of the season Friday, and placed guard Milt
Palacio on the injured list with a swollen left knee.

Blount last played with the Chicago Bulls this season, averaging 4.5 points
and 4.5 rebounds in 46 games before he was waived March 2. An 11-year NBA
veteran, he has career averages of 3.6 points and 4.2 rebounds with six teams.

Palacio has played in 52 games this season with 13 starts. He is averaging 4.7
points and 1.7 rebounds in 21.9 minutes per contest.

The Raptors also announced that they have waived oft-injured forward Michael

Bradley, 24, underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee November 1 and
was on the injured list until February 20. He was placed on the injured list
again March 2 with right knee tendinosis.

A Villanova product, he averaged 3.8 points, and 4.5 rebounds in three seasons
with the Raptors after being selected 17th overall by Toronto in the 2001 NBA